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Orange County mayors call on governor to let Disneyland and Knott’s reopen

Los Angeles Times, Sept. 17, 2020

September 17, 2020

Orange County mayors call on governor to let Disneyland and Knott’s reopen

Andrew Noymer, an associate professor of public health at UC Irvine, agreed that COVID-19 case numbers in Orange County have improved but said he would feel more comfortable about opening the theme parks once coronavirus cases drop even further. “It’s tricky at best to open up something like a Disneyland or a Knott’s Berry Farm now,” he said. “I personally would not go to a theme park.” [Subscription required, you can request an electronic copy of the article by sending an email to communications@uci.edu.]