Health & Safety at the WSO


Health & Safety at the WSO

Updated March 1, 2022

Attending an event at the Capitol Theatre? 

  • Do not attend if you are experiencing any COVID-19 symptoms.
  • Masks must be worn at all times in the building. 
  • The concession and bar area are currently closed

Mask Policy

All patrons, staff, musicians, crew, and volunteers are required to wear a mask while inside the Capitol Theatre.

Masks must completely cover the nose and mouth and comply with the Windsor-Essex Health Unit guidelines for acceptable face coverings. If a patron does not have an acceptable mask, a mask will be provided. 

Masks may only be removed to drink water.


Hand-sanitization stations are available in the lobby, washrooms, and theatre.

Increased janitorial protocols have been implemented. The Capitol Theatre washrooms will be available for limited capacity use and to maintain social distancing.


The Capitol Theatre concession and bar area remain closed at this time.  Please bring your own water if needed.

Stay Safe Wherever You Are

We encourage you to take the necessary precautionary measures to ensure your health. Things you can do to stay safe are:

(From the Windsor-Essex Health Unit)

  • Wash your hands often with soap and water or use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
  • Cough and sneeze into your sleeve or a tissue. Dispose of tissue immediately and wash your hands.
  • Practice physical distancing by staying at least 2 metres (6 feet) away from others.
  • Self-monitor for symptoms and stay home when you are sick.
  • Stay home if someone in your house is sick or has symptoms of COVID-19.
  • Avoid close contact with people who are ill.
  • Wear a mask or face covering in public settings and when physical distancing cannot be maintained.

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