COVID-19 Traveler Information Alexandria/Pineville Area, Louisiana

As you are aware, the World Health Organization has declared the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) a Global Health Emergency.  The Alexandria/Pineville Area is in close contact with Rapides Parish Health Unit, Louisiana Office of Tourism, the Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) and health and security authorities on any planned or anticipated measures that may impact travel, and we will provide updates as we receive additional information. Currently, there are no travel restrictions or advisories in the domestic United States, which includes Louisiana.

The health and safety of our residents and visitors is the Alexandria/Pineville Area CVB’s highest priority. Travelers are encouraged to always exercise healthy travel habits when traveling and to follow guidance issued by official sources of public health information.

Healthy Travel Practices:

  • Wash hands often
  • Cough into your elbow and sneeze into a tissue
  • Consult with a doctor before traveling when sick
  • Stay up-to-date on vaccinations
  • Avoid contact with people who are already sick
  • Avoid contact with animals while traveling
  • Be aware of latest travel advisories from the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and U.S. State Department

RESOURCES

Local:

City of Alexandria Statement about COVID-19

City of Pineville Statement about COVID-19

State:

Louisiana Department of Health Information

Louisiana’s Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness

National:

American Society for Association Executives

American Hotel & Lodging Association

Boardroom

Johns Hopkins Live Tracker

Meetings Business Travel

United States Department of State

United States Travel Association

US Chamber

World Health Organization

Visit CDC Travel for the latest guidance: cdc.gov/travel