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Cinemark Tulsa movie theater reopens with new safety precautions

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Posted at 5:24 AM, Aug 14, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-14 08:46:16-04

TULSA, Okla. — Those who enjoy the big screen, theater popcorn, candy and more will now get to once again enjoy the movies.

Dozens of Cinemark movie theaters are reopening their doors Friday, after five months of being closed due to the pandemic.

Cinemark Tulsa, located off 71st and highway 169, reopens Friday in Tulsa.

One rule they've implemented is masks are required in the theater at all times, but not while eating or drinking. Also, social distancing will be enforced and seating is limited.

The chain announced it's adding an extra level of cleaning and sanitizing beyond CDC Guidelines.

Restrooms will be sanitized every 30 minutes during operating hours.

All concession stands, kitchens, food prep area, and more will be sanitized regularly.

Seats will be disinfected before and in-between every movie, the theater also has wipe dispensers and hand sanitizing stations.

Right now, there are multiple movie showings at Cinemark Tulsa.

Cinemark is calling them 'Comeback Classics', the first one, Jurassic Park. Followed by several other classics: Iron Man, Back to the Future, Beauty and Beast and more.

All employees have wellness check-ins the first five minutes of their shift, including temperature checks, and updates on safety protocols.

Employees with a fever or high temperature will not be permitted to work, but will be paid two hours for the missed shift.

All employees are required to wear face masks and gloves during each shift.

Tickets are $5 for adults and $3 for seniors and children.

For showings at the Cinemark Tulsa location off 71st Street, click here.

For details on Cinemark movie theater cleaning, training and safety protocols, click here.

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