History & Tourism

COVID-19 Travel Information For Mansfield & Richland County

15 Mar , 2020  

The great folks at Destination Mansfield – Richland County are keenly aware of the different ways in which the present public health situation is impacting, and will likely continue to impact the remarkable tourism industry in Richland County and for Richland Countians..

To that end, they have shared the following overview in response to those potential changes:

“The global COVID-19 pandemic is disconcerting, and our thoughts are with those who are affected by the virus and the uncertainty surrounding it.

In Richland County, no cases have been confirmed.

The safety of our visitors, community, volunteers, and staff is Destination Mansfield-Richland County’s highest priority.  We are confident businesses and attractions that remain open are implementing the proper sanitation protocol.

Richland County is open for business however, visitors may encounter some disruption because of closures or event postponement. With the situation changing daily, we encourage visitors to consult national and local health resources as they prepare for travel including the CDC’s guide to travel in the U.S.

Event Status

The State of Ohio – to help control the spread of the virus – has instituted restrictions on large gatherings and events have been canceled.  To find out the status of our events, please visit our Calendar of Events page, which will be updated as we learn more.

Because changes are being made continuously, we are asking visitors to visit the event’s websites or social media channels for their latest information updates and additional details.  This is the same for attractions, recreational facilities, etc.

Destination Mansfield-Richland County is committed to working with our hospitality, attractions, and other partners to provide a safe environment for visitors to the area and we encourage everyone to follow the health and safety precautions issued by the CDC to limit the spread of communicable illnesses and to make informed decisions as they go about their daily routine.

Where can I get more information on COVID-19?

  • If you want to follow what’s going in within Ohio, please visit the Ohio Department of Health has been doing daily updates at 2 pm on the situation in the State.

On the Federal level, please visit the CDC COVID-19 website. We highly encourage you to also visit the Preventing COVID-19 Spread in Communities webpage for specific information on protecting our community from getting and spreading respiratory illnesses like COVID-19. This website has a number of preparedness resources such as checklists, action plans, and FAQs that can be used in a number of settings such as households, businesses, schools, and homeless shelters.”

Source: Destination Mansfield – Richland County

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