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Guidelines for a safe visit to Green Bay
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Guidelines for a Safe Visit

Greater Green Bay is committed to the safety and health of our community, residents and visitors.

As we emerge from the COVID-19 crisis we maintain safety as the most important aspect for Greater Green Bay.

We are open for business. Procedures are in place for a safe and healthy destination visit. Our community is working to reduce the health risks related to COVID-19 with best cleaning practices, so you can feel comfortable during your stay. Greater Green Bay businesses are excited to welcome you to Green Bay. 

Tips to prepare you for your visit to Green Bay:

1. Plan

The best trips are those that include some spontaneity as well as thought out planning. Be sure to do your research and be flexible if plans need to change. Having a plan B or C might be beneficial as we all navigate through this new normal. Be prepared for changes in business hours, time limits, number of guests allowed in indoor spaces, wearing masks when around others, and other safety measures.

You can use our trip ideas or download our destination guide as a starting point. We also have an attractions update with the guidelines each has put in place to ensure a safe visit.

2. Verify

Call ahead to verify hours and ask about any changes in service or operations so you know what to expect before you get to your destination. Be sure to ask about and respect any safety precautions businesses may have in place, such as enforcing the 6-foot social distancing rule, limiting the number of participants in a group activity, or having a limited number of customers inside at a time. Things can change quickly, so it’s a good idea to verify hours/operations on the day of your visit in addition to your initial planning.

3. Wear a Face Mask Around Others

Masks are an easy way to help reduce the spread of viruses and demonstrate you’re observing social distancing guidelines. Currently, the state of Wisconsin is under a face mask mandate to help flatten the curve of positive cases in the state. Be sure to bring a mask with you while you travel. Children under the age of 5 or people with medical conditions preventing them from being able to safely wear a mask are exempt. Masks are not required in outdoor spaces where social distancing can be maintained or while eating or drinking.

4. Keep Your Distance

In addition to wearing a face mask in public spaces, try to maintain a 6-foot distance from others.

5. Plan Food & Drink Outings Ahead of Time

Restaurants and bars of all kinds are making adjustments to their operations and dining spaces, so planning out where to dine or order takeout now may save you time later. Account for adjusted business hours, longer wait times, lowered capacity in restaurants and bars, space dividers between tables or employee/non-employee spaces, more opportunities for patio dining, and required reservations. Most restaurants will continue to offer takeout and delivery, so consider taking advantage of meals you can take to-go too. 

Browse restaurants to make reservations and find outdoor patios to enjoy a waterfront view on a warm summer day.

6. Consolidate Shopping Trips or Order Online

If you want to shop, try to reduce your number of stops by getting as much as you can at one location and observing social distancing measures when in stores and shops (wear a mask, sanitize hands before and after leaving). Pickup is also great for online shopping—you can see what the store has to offer online, purchase it, and pick it up shortly after. 

Find local retailers with online shopping here.