Effective April 1, 2022 vaccine verification or a negative test are no longer required for indoor mega events such as concerts, conventions and sporting events. To learn more, see here.
Beginning February 16, 2022 The State of California will no longer require fully vaccinated individuals to wear a mask indoors except at all schools, health care facilities, correctional institutions, homeless shelters, emergency shelters and on all public transportation. Masks continue to be required for all unvaccinated individuals.
On December 15, 2021 The State of California will require masks to be worn in all indoor public settings irrespective of vaccine status through February 15, 2022.
For those who cannot provide proof of full COVID-19 vaccination status, testing for Mega Events is required to be conducted within one day for antigen tests, and within two days for PCR tests prior to entry into the facility or venue. To learn more, click here.
On August 11, 2021 The City of Cathedral City has established additional COVID-19 safety requirements including face masks and proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test. Please read more for additional information.
On August 4, 2021, the City of Palm Springs established new COVID-19 safety requirements including face masks and proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test. For more information, click here. Regulation dates vary, please read more for additional information.
On June 15, 2021 California met the criteria needed to fully reopen and move beyond the previously in use tier system.
Restaurants, movie theaters, shopping malls, and most everyday places can now operate at full capacity with no guidelines for social distancing in place. Per the California Department of Public Health, masks are still required for those who are unvaccinated when indoors and for everyone, regardless of vaccination status when in specifically designated areas.
For full details on this guidance, click here.
Visit Greater Palm Springs (Visit GPS) is making every effort to keep you informed of any relevant updates regarding COVID-19. This is an emerging, rapidly evolving situation. The best resources for up-to date information can be found on the following resource sites:
Riverside County Public Health: https://www.rivcoph.org/coronavirus
Riverside County Business & Community Services: https://rivcoccsd.org/
State of California: https://covid19.ca.gov/
Cal Dept of Public Health: https://www.cdph.ca.gov/
Visit GPS Consumer Coronavirus Page: https://www.visitgreaterpalmsprings.com/covid-19-consumer-resources/
The County of Riverside's Business Ambassador program is available to support questions, concerns and conversations that may arise as it relates to COVID-19. They are available to consult over the phone, at no-cost, to conduct an individualized assessment to help your business run safely and efficiently. Learn more.
What should I do if an employee is suspected or confirmed to have COVID-19? Click here.
Five essential actions for individuals to reduce the spread of COVID-19. Click here.
What to expect when employees are quarantined or isolated. Click here.
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