Starting May 26, two gyms will be open for active-duty military: Wright Field Fitness Center on Area B and Jarvis Gym on Area A. (Courtesy photo)

5 things to know about coronavirus tonight: Reopening pools, gyms, sports and the BMV

It is Monday, May 25, 2020, and these are five things you need to know about the coronavirus tonight.

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Pools, gyms, and BMVs will open tomorrow

Tomorrow, gyms, fitness centers, pools and Bureau of Motor Vehicles locations are allowed to reopen. Of course, this will come with some changes to promote social distancing, including spaced-out exercise machines in gyms and fitness centers, occupancy limits on pools and possible physical barriers to separate patrons at BMV offices.
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Some sports allowed to resume tomorrow, as well

According to the state’s reopening plan, some sports and sports-related activities are allowed to resume tomorrow. All sports will be able to resume meeting for practices and workouts, but only low- or non-contact sports like golf, softball, baseball, tennis and paddle sports can resume holding games and competitions. In addition, there are a number of restrictions to help prevent the spread of virus. 

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Businesses settling in to new ‘normal’

The Dayton area’s businesses are settling in to a new routine that accounts for the coronavirus. This includes accounting for new precautions, new distancing requirements, and a significantly slowed economy.

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Foodbank open three days this week

If you are in need of food, the Foodbank’s drive-thru pantry at its Armor Place warehouse will be open Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday this week, from 10 a.m. to noon each day. The Foodbank also has a walk-up window for those without access to a car, which is off of RTA bus line 8.

>>The Foodbank will be open Tuesday through Thursday next week

How you can help

If you want to do something to aid the community as this pandemic continues, there are a number of ways you can do so. We have compiled a list of organizations that are asking for help.


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