Universal Studios Hollywood joins Disneyland, dropping mask mandate

Theme parks across the country have started adjusting their mask requirements amid the drop in the omicron variant.

Universal Orlando Resort dropped its mask mandate for those vaccinated a few weeks ago and Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Resort followed soon after. When those decisions were made, Universal Studios Hollywood dropped its exterior mask requirements but kept the interior mask mandate in place.

Until now.

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Universal Studios Hollywood recently updated its mask policy and now fully vaccinated guests are no longer required to wear a mask inside or outside. Guests who are not fully vaccinated are required to wear a mask indoors, but no guest is required to wear a face covering outside, regardless of their vaccination status.

Universal notes on its website that all guests must be prepared to provide proof of vaccination or a negative COVID test, as well as photo ID.

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The website policy reads as follows:

In accordance with the LA County Public Health Order, all individuals 5 years of age and older must be prepared to show proof of full FDA or WHO approved COVID-19 vaccination (14 full days after last dose was administered) or a negative test performed within 24 hours (antigen, i.e. “rapid” test) or 48 hours (PCR test) of visit, prior to entry to the theme park. A COVID-19 self-test, sometimes called a “home test”, is not acceptable. Guests aged 18 and over must also show photo ID. A third-party COVID-19 testing site is available and offers rapid testing on our property. Children under 5 are not required to show proof of vaccination or a negative test result. Inside the theme park, all guests who are not fully immunized must wear face coverings inside. On CityWalk, all guests, regardless of vaccination status, are required to wear a face covering indoors.

At this point, visitors are still required to wear face coverings inside CityWalk.

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Universal Studios Hollywood is home to many incredible attractions. During your visit you can enjoy DreamWorks Theater with Kung Fu Panda, Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey, Jurassic World The Ride, The Simpsons Ride, The Secret Life of Pets: Off The Leash, The World-Famous Studio Tour, WaterWorld , etc Continued.

At Universal Studios Florida and Universal’s Islands of Adventure, there are plenty of amazing rides to experience like Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit, MEN IN BLACK Alien Attack, Transformers: The Ride, Despicable Me: Minion Mayhem, Jurassic World Velocicoaster, Jurassic Park River Adventure, The Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man, The Incredible Hulk Coaster, ET Adventure Ride, and more.

What do you think of Universal Studios Hollywood dropping its mask mandate for those who are vaccinated? Let us know in the comments.

If you want to visit Universal Orlando Resort, you can today! Click here to start your vacation! You can go to Universal Studios Florida, Islands of Adventure, then have dinner and drinks at CityWalk. Want to dive? Volcano Bay is ready for you. With so many fun events like Mardi Gras, Halloween Horror Nights, and more, Universal will give you an action-packed adventure like you’re in the movies! And who could forget the magical world of “Harry Potter”! Universal is also building its biggest theme park, the Epic Universe, which is set to open in 2025. Or, how about a trip to Universal Studios Hollywood to check out the movies?

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