Poconos resorts keep COVID-19 protocols a keystone of summer preparations

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STROUDSBURG, PA (KYW Newsradio) — Communities and resorts in the Pocono Mountains are now preparing for the summer season after a successful winter run fueled by brisk activity on the ski slopes.

Chris Barrett, president and CEO of the Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau, said the keystone to success is the Pocono Promise to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.

It’s a pledge, he explained, to protect the safety of visitors, employees of the resorts and attractions, and the communities in which they’re located.

"And people do recogn