Coronavirus Notice: Fall 2020

western sandpipers in water

Post Update October 1, 2020 

(Note: This post is updated as information is received, and may not reflect the latest data.)

Thank you for your interest in visiting and doing business in the Bandon area!

The Bandon Chamber of Commerce is working with public authorities and the City of Bandon to help slow the spread of COVID-19. Visitors and residents are advised to follow public health guidelines for social distance, indoors and out. By limiting travel and social activity, we hope you will stay safe and healthy.

We will share updates as the health situation develops.  The Visitors Center is open Monday – Friday 10-4, and Saturday – Sunday 11-3.  Feel free to stop by or visit our Contact Page for contact options.

LODGING

Lodging establishments (hotels, motels, inns, vacations rentals, B & B’s and non-residential RV parks) in Bandon are open for business as of May 12, 2020.

DINING

Many Bandon area dining establishments are now open for both dine-in and take-out. Please call restaurants directly or visit their website for Open, Take-Out, and Dine-In hours and options.  You can locate their contact information at bandon.com/dining/.

RETAIL AND PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

Retail businesses providing goods and services, such as grocery stores and banks, are open. Retail shops are open, some with limited hours.  Please feel free to find information on tourism.bandon.com/list/  Service and business hours may be limited. And, customers are reminded to wear a face covering and maintain healthy social distance when visiting retail shops and other businesses.

Many professional service providers are working remotely or have limited in-person meetings. Call ahead to discuss your needs and appointment options.

EVENTS AND OUTDOOR RECREATION

Beaches in/around Bandon are open, with beach access available from Bullards Beach across the Coquille River, to South Jetty Park, and southward to China Creek Beach.  Oregon State Parks has begun to open day-use areas, please check their website as their information changes daily.

The City of Bandon has closed the Sprague Community Theater and Bandon Community Center— except for nutrition services. Visit BandonEvents.org for information about adjusted services for Senior Meals, Meals on Wheels, and Good Neighbors Food Bank.

HEALTH SERVICES

If you are experiencing a health emergency, call 911 or go to the nearest emergency room. For non-emergency health concerns, contact your primary care provider.

Southern Coos Hospital and Health Center has a dedicated COVID-19 hotline. Community members are encouraged to call if they have questions about Coronavirus or if they are sick and unsure about seeking testing. Call the hotline at 541-329-1032.

HELPFUL LINKS

Browse Chamber Member Businesses

Find COVID-19 Resources for Businesses

Info. for Press and Travel Media Reps


Featured sandpiper image courtesy of Oregon Coast Visitors Association.