Gov. Justice announces reopening of gyms, whitewater rafting, ziplining, and health clubs

CHARLESTON, WV (WOAY) – Gov. Jim Justice announced during his daily press briefing that gyms, health clubs, whitewater rafting, and ziplining could reopen next week.

Justice said that gyms and health clubs could reopen as soon as Monday, May 18. Whitewater rafting and ziplining could reopen on Thursday, May 21.

Guidelines and limitations will be in place to continue to protect people from COVID-19.

Guidance for gyms and healthclubs will be released Thursday night.

For more information on the guidelines for whitewater rafting you can visit: https://governor.wv.gov/Documents/Covid%20Week%204/2020.05.14%20White%20Water%20Rafting%20Guidelines.pdf

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