Talking Stick Casino and Casino Arizona, both situated along Loop 101 near Scottsdale, will temporarily implement temperature checks for guests, ban smoking and require that all guests wear masks.
The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act provides needed resources for COVID-19 public health response and essential support for workers and businesses impacted by the pandemic. The AGA outlined key provisions in the legislation most relevant to the gaming industry.
Download these guidelines. COVID-19: The basics. COVID-19 is a coronavirus that was first identified in December 2019. Since then, it has quickly spread and infected more than 3.78 million people globally.
Each casino must develop a COVID-19 Preparedness and Response Plan consistent with current Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recommendations, Indiana State Department of Health guidance, Governor Holcomb’s executive orders and Indiana Gaming Commission (IGC) guidelines.
The current COVID-19 (Coronavirus) situation is fast moving with developments happening daily however, after careful consideration and reviewing Government guidelines, we have taken the decision to temporarily close our casinos from 6am on Saturday 21st March.
The guidelines, posted late Friday on the control board’s website, include a seven-page document for nonrestricted licensees and a four-page notice for restricted licencees — those with 15 or fewer.
Our “Seven-Point Safety Plan,” puts your health and safety at the center of all we do. It is a comprehensive, multi-layered approach with guidance from public health experts.. We ask guests to stay at home if they have COVID-19 related symptoms or live with someone who has recently tested positive. Medical and security personnel on staff.
During Governor Eric Holcomb’s coronavirus media briefing last Friday, he was asked whether he had asked the Pokagon’s to follow the same guidelines and timelines as the state’s 13.