There’s been a lot of debate about whether or not the United States should ‘reopen’ during the coronavirus pandemic. Whichever side of the fence you might be on, I think that we can all agree that there’s a certain way that things can and should be done to save lives. Reopening can be done well—but it takes a lot of effort and creativity.

We have a unique insight into how the US could be reopened and what the new normal could look like. From social distancing circles in a park in Brooklyn to see-through separators at bars and designated waiting areas at coffee shops, these reopening measures might become something we see everywhere in the US. Scroll down and upvote your fave safety measures, dear Pandas!

As of May 20, every single state that had imposed a stay-at-home or shelter-in-place order has begun lifting the coronavirus quarantine restrictions that were put in place on businesses and public spaces, in one form or another, CNN reports.

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Drive-In Movie Theaters Are Returning

Drive-In Movie Theaters Are Returning

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Tovah Roche
Community Member
6 months ago

I hope this is a social adaptation that sticks around permanently. I used to love going to the drive-in as a kid and would to take my kids someday.

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Foot-Operated Hand Sanitizer

Foot-Operated Hand Sanitizer

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Miss Cris
Community Member
6 months ago

Nice gadget

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#3

Food Truck Using Chutes To Maintain Distance

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##innovate and ##lovetoeatdonuts at ##socialdistance ##supportsmallbusiness ##danvilleva ##danvillefamilyvet ##tiktokvet

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Rabbit Carrot
Community Member
6 months ago

I want one of these in house. Just a random dude shooting food at me via a chute. Nom, nom.

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Of course, each state is lifting restrictions differently. So while some states allow people to go back to restaurants, offices, and places of worship in all counties, others are more careful about this.

For instance, the stay-at-home order in Alabama expired on April 24 and retail stores, hair salons, libraries, gyms, and bars are all reopened. However, California is going a different route by opting for regional reopenings. In California, since May 12, restaurants and shopping centers have been reopening bit by bit. But only in counties that meet the required criteria.

#4

Liquor Salad Bar

Liquor Salad Bar

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Miss Cris
Community Member
6 months ago

In the name of health

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#5

Bumper Tables To Keep Customers Social Distancing

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Rabbit Carrot
Community Member
6 months ago

How long before people start crashing into each other like bumper cars though.

Tami Bridges
Community Member
6 months ago

Immediately lol

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Mewton’s Third Paw
Community Member
6 months ago

So just get into a bumper table that a bunch of other people touched? I’m not that desperate to go out.

Night Owl
Community Member
6 months ago

I assume they get disinfected after each use

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Itzel Anahi
Community Member
6 months ago

This would be so much fun under different circumstances

Eric Elton
Community Member
6 months ago

Our 1970's toddler walker contraption training returns to vogue.

Sheryl Thompson
Community Member
6 months ago

Are you supposed to eat your meal standing up ??

Chris DiFonso
Community Member
6 months ago

I'm both impressed and horrified

Megan McEwan
Community Member
6 months ago

How do you get in it? Over or under? I'm so uncoordinated you KNOW I would hurt myself! 🤪

Cathy Homan
Community Member
6 months ago

What about the disabled

Bill
Community Member
6 months ago

put a seat in it. Like the ones for toddlers

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Picture Queen
Community Member
6 months ago

So pretty much you are back to being a baby in a walker lol

Sean Forrester
Community Member
6 months ago

How many people run over the back of their legs, like with a shopping trolley.

Kristina Thomas
Community Member
6 months ago

Sooooo we will all eat like toddlers? No thanks I'd get takeout.

Christine LaPorte
Community Member
6 months ago

😂😂 Looks like fun!

Debbie
Community Member
6 months ago

how will you reach your stuff? not everyone has a huge wingspan

Evripidou Maria
Community Member
6 months ago

this actually makes me sad. People cant understand to social distance the,selves so they have to use these ridiculous things

Anna roberts
Community Member
6 months ago

I like the pool noodle hats LOL

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Meyer Weinstock
Community Member
6 months ago

I want this now! Here!

Daniel Mason
Community Member
6 months ago

What if they bump to hard? Drinks and food will go everywhere

I_Love_Food🍰🍨🍱🍤🐕🐈
Community Member
6 months ago

i would just lift my feet off and have my family push me along...

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#6

Starbucks With No Seating

Starbucks With No Seating

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wandile dludlu
Community Member
6 months ago

How are hippies going to finish their teen mystery novels they have been working on for 3 years

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New York is doing things similarly to California by going for limited regional reopenings from May 15. The reopenings are limited to partial construction, manufacturing, and curbside retail but don’t include “major aspects of public life,” according to The New York Times. Beaches should also be reopening soon, but it’ll be a while before the state goes back to normal. New York has been especially hard-hit by Covid-19.

There have been 353k confirmed cases of the coronavirus in New York and 22.8k people have died. 195k of those infected were in New York City and nearly 15.8k of those who died lived there as well. The US has more than 1.58 million coronavirus cases in total and 301k people have recovered from the illness.

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Social Distancing Circles In Brooklyn

@brunchboys

Social Distance Circles ##socialdistance ##brooklyn ##nyc ##6feetapart

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Mewton’s Third Paw
Community Member
6 months ago

That’s cool but I don’t think it’s the long term future. When the pandemic ends, people will go back to how they were, just like after 1918 and swine flu.

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#8

Protection At A Nail Salon

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Salon Protection @youngnailsinc ##nailsalon ##covid ##littlethings ##covidgotmelike ##homeroutine ##smallbusiness ##itsaremix ##covidgearcheck ##got2bhome

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J Rob
Community Member
6 months ago

Some people are just cute no matter what you layer on them.

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#9

Social Distancing At The Gym

Social Distancing At The Gym

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Jovita A
Community Member
6 months ago

And who's cleaning equipment after each customer? Because people never do what they suppose to do.

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#10

Protection Of Fast Food Employees

@iamjuliang

CAN’T TOUCH THIS ##canttouchthis ##chickfila ##quarantine ##distancedance ##fyp ##foryoupage ##foryou ##socialdistance ##quarantinelife

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J Rob
Community Member
6 months ago

What is the point of this? I don't see how they could communicate through the plastic so the flap is unzipped and pushed down which eliminates any protection that the little tents would provide and no mask. Or maybe it is a type of raincoat?

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#11

See-Through Barriers At A Bar

@raythatvid

Drinking at bar 2020 ##quarantine ##bar

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togcrewsc
Community Member
6 months ago

watch some drunk guy try to punch the person next to him, only to break his fist.

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#12

Temparature Check At Universal Studios

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Mewton’s Third Paw
Community Member
6 months ago

I don’t see how people can do this and think it’s safe. This is dangerous and stupid.

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