On Monday, Station Casinos revealed their new health and safety protocols for reopening their venues in Nevada. Measures to be put in place include testing employees for the coronavirus as well as enhancing cleaning technologies on-site along with using thermal scanners.

In the news release, President of Station Casinos Richard Haskins said that they want guests to know that when they walk into the reopened casino doors, their health and safety is a first priority. At the same time, the company also wants employees to know that the changes will safeguard their health as well as they interact with each other and guests.

Preparing to Open:

The announcement by the gaming company comes as the group prepares to reopen their casinos when the government allows. A date has not been provided for when casinos in Nevada. However, the website for Station Casinos has openings for booking starting on June 1st.

The first casinos to open by the operator will be the Red Rock Resort, Boulder Station, Sunset Station, Green Valley Ranch, Palace Station and Wildfire.

According to the Las Vegas Review Journal…

New protocols to be utilized include testing employees before they return to work. Employees will also be tested at regular intervals. Staff members will be required to wear personal protective equipment that meets health authority guidelines.

Guests will have access to masks as they enter a casino property of Station Casinos in Nevada. Anyone who enters the casino with their own mask will have to remove it for a short moment for identification requirements.

Hand-sanitizing stations are going to be installed and used touch-free. These stations will be placed at the point of entry of venues as well as at elevator landings.

Social distancing will be advised with guests encouraged to stay six feet apart from those who are not part of their party. Tables at restaurants, slot machines, and other items will be rearranged to help with physical distancing needs.