Mustangs await beach to safely reopen

Jaime Gutierrez – Mustangs Ahead

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Empty beaches have been a common sight lately throughout Florida.

(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – With some Stay-At-Home orders throughout the area easing, beaches along the Sun Coast are beginning to reopen, but with social distancing measures. 

With Sarasota County re-opening beaches on Monday, Manatee County has also decided to re-open their part of the coast on May 4.

Many Mustangs are excited to head for the beaches, whenever it’s safe.

“I’m very excited for the beaches to be opened again, even though they don’t want us to stay for long or be in groups, I’m just ready to get out of the house,” said Junior Ella Botko.

Some of the guidelines and rules that counties will enforce will be 6-feet distancing, no groups of 10 or more people, and no lounging. These measures are designed to encourage social distancing.

Senior Schuyler Young is thrilled to be able to go out, “I think it’s cool as long as people wear masks and practice social distancing.”

With all the excitement some Mustangs do feel somewhat worried, Junior Sydney Granack will continue to stay at home a little while longer.

“As much as I want to be able to go to the beach or a park, I’m worried that there will be lots of people meaning a risk of exposure, I think people should be very careful and avoid packing the beaches,” said Granack.

For further information on the guidelines and new restrictions visit here.

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