Nevada is one of the most incredible places to get outside and play, explore, and get away from it all. Of course, these days, some things are a little different. Here’s what to consider before you come camping and adventuring, and what to know when you do.
For info on Nevada’s Roadmap to Recovery, please click here.
The official position of the State of Nevada—in solidarity with other states and the Centers for Disease Control—is to practice safe social distancing, wear a mask whenever possible, and be sure to maintain hand-washing.
As you map out your time in Nevada, be sure to use the following resources of the most up-to-date info:
Governor Steve Sisolak has announced Nevada will fully reopen at 100% capacity by June 1. Social distancing guidelines will vary place-to-place by May 1, though mask wearing will be required in all 17 Nevada counties. While additional measures may vary per county based on plans currently being submitted for state approval, masks will be required with no ability to pass resolutions or create plans that will override the state mandate.
Nevada is all about open-road adventures, but please brush up on travel restrictions and safety guidelines before heading for our horizons.
Nevada’s Roadmap to Recovery: 02/2021—05/2021
As Nevada navigates the COVID-19 global pandemic and continues vaccinating residents through an efficient and equitable approach, plans for a safe reopening must focus on how we can continue mitigating the spread while getting Nevada’s back to work. Specific capacity limits per business type, social distancing, requiring the use of masks, increasing ventilation and using disinfectants on high-touch surfaces continues to be a top priority in mitigating risk. The goal of this transition is—happening now through May 1st—is to responsibly and safely reopen while continuing to experience downward trends and allow each county in Nevada to demonstrate improvements before the transition to local authority on May 1, 2021.
Current Health and Safety Requirements
Announced and in effect as of 03/12/2021
Gaming Establishments: 35% capacity limit.
Retail Stores/Malls: May operate under strict social distancing requirements; 50% capacity limit.
Libraries, Museums, Art Galleries, Aquariums & Zoos: 50% capacity limit.
Arcades, Racetracks, Bowling Alleys, Mini Gold, Amusement & Theme Parks & Similar Activities: 35% capacity limit.
Spas, Massage Therapy and Massage Establishments: may operate under strict social distancing requirements established by the Nevada State Board of Cosmetology. Services shall be provided by appointment only.
The following will remain CLOSED: Adult entertainment establishments, brothels, day clubs & nightclubs.
Face Coverings/Masks MUST be worn anytime you’re around people who are not in your household. Face Coverings/Masks are required at every business venue and gathering space—both public and private.
Private Gatherings: Limited to 10 people or fewer indoors and 25 people outdoors.
Public Gatherings: Limited to no more than 50% of fire code capacity.
Food & Drink Establishments: Indoor dining allowed at no more than 35% occupancy under strict social distancing requirements. No occupancy limits for outdoor dining. Reservations are not required; no more than 6 patrons per table.
Live Entertainment Gatherings: Live music, performances, competitions and sporting events are now allowed, provided social distancing is maintained and all safety protocols are followed.
Get the Lowdown on Nevada COVID Restrictions By County
Beginning May 1, health and safety restrictions can vary between Nevada’s 17 counties. Masks wearing will be required throughout the State of Nevada, but please make sure you know what’s required (and what isn’t) before you hit the road. Check back for updates starting May 1 for specific by-county guidelines and restrictions pertaining to mask wearing requirements, social distancing measures and more.