IMPERIAL VALLEY — Imperial Valley Mall (IVM) will open Friday, May 29. The mall will be open from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday.

According to the IVM website, IVM has an implemented number of protective measures to keep employees, retail partners, and the community healthy. IVM said it is closely monitoring updates from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and will follow guidelines put into place by the CDC as well as other local health and governmental agencies.

IVM asked the public to exercise good judgment when visiting the property, including following CDC guidelines for social distancing and hygiene practices. IVM asked anyone with a fever or experiencing other symptoms, to stay home.

According to the IVM website, IVM is taking the following measures in the shopping center:

— Following all applicable guidelines set forth by local officials and health departments

— Encouraging everyone on property to follow social distancing guidelines

— Prohibiting groups of more than 10 people congregating in the mall common area

— Canceling or postponing all mall events until further notice

— Closing the following public gathering areas:

  • Children’s play area
  • Soft seating areas and common area gathering spaces
  • Drinking fountains
  • Food Court seating area

— Requiring anyone that enters the premises to wear a mask or protective face covering, as required by the Imperial County Public Health Department

— Placing hand sanitizer units throughout the property

— Conducting temperature checks on all mall management, security, and janitorial staff upon the start of each shift

— Requiring anyone with a fever of 100.4 F or higher and anyone experiencing other symptoms return home and contact their healthcare provider

— Increasing the frequency of cleaning and sanitizing all high-traffic common areas with an enhanced focus on all touch points with CDC-recommended cleaning agents

— Requiring each store and restaurant to follow applicable guidelines set forth by relevant government orders, which could include but is not limited to occupancy restrictions, social distancing markers in checkout lines, cleaning and sanitizing procedures, and the closure of fitting rooms

*The site notes additional measures may be put into place and measures may be adjusted based on updated recommendations from the CDC, the local health department, or other governmental agencies.

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