Disneyland and coronavirus: Can you cancel a hotel reservation? What about park tickets?
KiMi Robinson, Arizona Republic Published 11:55 p.m. ET March 10, 2020 | Updated 2:45 p.m. ET March 11, 2020CLOSE Both Disney and Universal theme parks are taking additional measures to ensure the safest environment for their guests amid the coronavirus outbreak. USA TODAYDisneyland in California and Florida’s Walt Disney World Resort are taking extra precautions against the coronavirus. Both amusement parks are open amid concerns about the new COVID-19 coronavirus, although Disneyland properties in Tokyo, Hong Kong and Shanghai have been closed as a preventive measure. Shanghai Disney Resort reopened a “limited number of shopping, dining and recreational experiences” on Monday after closing for a month.The U.S. parks said they are continuing to monitor the situation and follow recommendations from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Dr. Pamela Hymel, chief medical officer of Disney Parks, Experiences and Products, wrote a post on the Disney Parks blog detailing how the parks are taking actions against the coronavirus.More:Shanghai Disney Resort partially reopens as China reports fewest new coronavirus cases since JanuaryHow Disney parks are responding to coronavirus”COVID-19, commonly known as novel coronavirus 2019, has become a more widespread concern,” Hymel wrote. “As part of our commitment to the health and well-being of our cast, guests and the larger community, we are carefully