Additional reopenings in Kentucky on Thursday


LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Thursday is another day of reopenings in Kentucky for many businesses that shutdown due to COVID-19.

State Park Campgrounds and the Kentucky Horse Park can open again after Coronavirus shut them down in March.

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For the latest on state park regulations, click HERE.

You can find additional information about the Kentucky Horse Park opening HERE.

All bets are also on at the Red Mile which is reopening Thursday at 2 p.m. with some safety precautions.

According to Red Mile officials, temperature checks will be done at the door for all guests and employees. Everyone will be required to wear a mask to enter. Social distancing will be practiced inside and hand sanitizer stations will be setup throughout the property.

All areas on the gaming floor will be non-smoking for the time being.

For the latest on the state’s reopening schedule, click HERE.

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