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COVID-19 Travel Resources

To all of our travelers and industry partners:

Many are tracking COVID-19 (Coronavirus) developments via news media. The safety and health of our visitors is our top priority. Travelers to Eau Claire and elsewhere should continue to observe the health recommendations of national and local public health officials.

Visitors to Eau Claire should follow the protective steps outlined by the CDC:

  • Wash hands often, use hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol
  • Avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed hands
  • Cough into your elbow and sneeze into a tissue
  • Consult with a doctor before traveling when sick
  • Stay up to date on vaccinations
  • Avoid traveling if you are sick
  • Avoid contact with people who are already sick
  • Avoid contact with animals while traveling
  • Be aware of the latest travel advisories from the CDC and the U.S. Department of State
  • Get a flu vaccine
  • Take everyday precautions to stop the spread of germs
  • Take flu antivirals if prescribed

 

Note: Older adults and people with underlying chronic medical conditions are at higher risk for developing more serious complications from COVID-19

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Below you will find resources with facts and up-to-date information on how to respond to COVID-19:

 

Eau Claire City-County Health Department

Centers for Disease Control & Prevention

CDC Stop the Spread of Germs Poster 

CDC Symptoms of Coronavirus Disease 2019 Poster 

CDC Fact Sheets  

CDC Twitter

US Travel Association

Destination International COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Travel Industry Resource Page

Guidance from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration 

 

List of Postponed/Canceled Events Related to COVID-19:

Pablo Center at the Confluence will remain closed until May 26.

Leinie Lodge will be closed to the public until June 25, 2020.

5/7/2020 Eau Claire Express announcement: The Northwoods Leauge has decided the May 26 league-wide opener has been postponed indefinitely. The current situation will continue to be monitored by league officials and they will take into consideration local, state, and national guidelines as to when it might be safe to start the 2020 season. 

Blue Ox Music Festival | June 11-13 Postponed to August 27-29, 2020

Chippewa Valley Air Show | June 13 & 14 Cancelled

Leinie Family Reunion | June 20, 2020 Postponed to August 1, 2020

Country Fest | June 25-27, 2020 Postponed to August 13-15, 2020

Farm Technology Days at Huntsinger Farms in Eau Claire County July 21-23, 2020  |  Postponed to July 20 - 22, 2021

Extreme Thunder USA | August 27 - 29, 2020 Cancelled

Resources for Small Businesses and Organizations 

Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation COVID-19 Business Resources

Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation Small Business 20/20 Program

Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation's Rising to Challenges: Navigating through COVID-19 in Wisconsin

U.S. Small Business Administration Coronavirus (COVID-19): Small Business Guidance & Loan Resources

Facebook Small Business Grants Program

Main Street America COVID-19 Resources

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Combating the Coronavirus Resources

Eau Claire Economic Development COVID-19 Emergency & Economic Recovery Resources

Eau Claire Community Foundation Emergency Response & Event Changes

Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development Frequently Asked Questions regarding COVID-19 Coronavirus and Wisconsin Unemployment Benefits

Chippewa Valley Business Community COVID-19 Resource Facebook Group

Wisconsin Restaurant Association COVID-19 Crisis: Tips to help foodservice operators