DENVER – Little ones and older people will need to have to keep on bringing their masks alongside with them if they want to get into the Children’s Museum of Denver at Marisco Campus, the president of the museum introduced in a statement Friday.

“As a lot of of you know, the mask mandate in the City and County of Denver for general public indoor areas expired on February 3. However, it is vital to note the mask mandate will continue for Denver educational institutions and boy or girl-treatment companies,” said Michael Yankovich, the museum’s president and CEO in a statement despatched to Denver7 Friday morning.

Yankovich claimed that right after consulting reputable sources and obtaining conversations with other local community companies who also serve young children, museum officers made the decision to continue on to demand masks indoors for persons ages 3 and up.

The museum’s plan does permit for professional medical exemptions, and attendees are welcome to take away their masks in outdoor exhibit spaces, these kinds of as Snow Times and Joy Park.

“We know the previous two decades have been attempting for all, and like so several other people, we too are fatigued by the troubles and uncertainties we have faced with each other,” Yankovich wrote in closing remarks, as he pleaded with Denverites to be respectful of personnel, “who get the job done tough every and each and every day to make the Museum the best it can be for our local community.”

The museum temporarily shut its doorways to the community very last 7 days and canceled reservations from Jan. 26 – Feb. 4 right after some site visitors directed their anger toward workers around the facility’s mask coverage.

Yankovich mentioned the museum’s reopening is even now on for Saturday, Feb. 5, and reservations – which are necessary to get in – are now out there on the museum’s website.

The Children’s Museum of Denver is not the only venue demanding masks or vaccine passports to get in. Ball Arena and the Denver Centre for the Executing Arts announced earlier this 7 days they would nevertheless have to have masks or evidence of vaccination in advance of allowing for attendees inside their doors.

However the citywide mandate is ending, federal and point out mask needs are however in place, which signifies you’ll nonetheless require to have on a mask inside RTD buses and trains, at Denver Worldwide Airport, inside homeless shelters, prisons, jails and well being care configurations.

Colorado wellness officers on Thursday ongoing to express “cautious optimism” about the trajectory of the virus in Colorado but explained the charge of neighborhood transmission is still “pretty unprecedented” and urged Coloradans to go on to dress in masks indoors even as counties carry their mandates.