COVID-19

Information for Tourism Partners

Updated 11/16/2020 at 1:30pm

The Charlevoix Convention and Visitors Bureau’s (CVB) is closely monitoring the status of COVID-19 as the situation continues to evolve. We are staying in close contact with multiple entities, including the Health Department of Northwest Michigan, City of Charlevoix and the Michigan Economic Development Corporation.

The Charlevoix Convention and Visitors Bureau highly recommends travelers follow protocols directed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC):

  • Wash hands often with soap and water for 20 seconds
  • If soap and water are not readily available, clean your hands with a hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol
  • Cough into your elbow and sneeze into a tissue and throw the tissue in the trash
  • Consult with a doctor before traveling when sick
  • Stay up-to-date on vaccinations
  • Avoid contact with people who are already sick
  • Stay home if you are sick, except to get medical care
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose or mouth
  • Be aware of the latest travel advisories from the CDC and U.S. State Department

Should you find yourself feeling ill while in Charlevoix County, the region is served by these major healthcare providers:

Frequently Asked Questions

Are there any closures of note for visitors to Charlevoix, such as attractions, hotels, restaurants or meeting venues?

Restaurants and bars closed for dine in-service; however, restaurants are able to offer carry out orders. Retail locations are open at fifty percent occupancy. Masks are now required at all indoor venues and crowded outdoor spaces. Click here for a list of updates provided by the State of Michigan.  Click here for a complete list.  As is true in every other American city, residents and visitors alike are asked to observe public health recommendations. These universal recommendations include washing your hands, refraining from touching your face and staying home if you’re sick, among others. Lodging remains open at this time. 

CVB Strategy

  • The Charlevoix CVB is committed to staying up-to-date on the latest news and resources. We will share those with you and help prevent the spread of misinformation.
  • Continue the CVB’s marketing campaigns in all current markets, including print, digital and social tactics. We will also continue our regular social media messaging while remaining cognizant of changes in conditions.
  • We will work with the media to prevent the spread of misinformation as well as to help the media and the public understand the adverse effect this pandemic could have on our tourism industry.

If you have additional questions concerning CVB operations, please don’t hesitate to contact Visit Charlevoix. Call Amanda Wilkin at 231.547.2101 or contact her via email at [email protected]

Additional Resources

For more information visit the Centers for Disease Control’s main COVID-19 site or the Centers for Disease Control (CDC)’s FAQs microsite

Additionally, the CDC has a number of handouts available for downloading and printing in multiple languages, including COVID-19 facts, information on stopping the spread of germs, and how to wash your hands. You can access those files here.  

Local Resources

State Resources

National Resources

Resources for businesses: 

National Resources