We Welcome You Back Safely. We’ve Missed You!

Reopening Information for Concord, California

As we join our Bay Area neighbors in the reopening process, the safety and well-being of our residents and guests remains our top priority. Our local restaurants and businesses are certified in advanced commercial sanitation and safety protocols, and all nine Concord hotels are now “Clean & Safe” certified according to California Hotel & Lodging Association specifications and open for leisure travel. We continue to work closely with local government agencies to stay informed and in compliance with all current health and safety orders to prevent the spread of disease. So, rest assured and enjoy. We’re glad you’re here. 

Picnic

Current Status

As of Wednesday, September 16, Contra Costa County’s reopening allowances now include outdoor operations for personal care services that involve close contact with the face (except tattooing and piercing), racetracks/cardrooms, television and film production and professional sports without live audiences.  As of August 31, indoor service for hair salons and barber (with modifications), indoor shopping malls (at 25% capacity) and outdoor gyms and fitness centers (in accordance with state guidelines) and leisure stays at hotels have been allowed to resume operation.

Essential businesses remain accessible and restaurants are also still providing takeout and delivery service. All information provided here will be updated as new orders are issued. To check the status of a specific local business, call or visit their website or social media pages. 

Meeting up with Others?

Resources:

California Travel Association
Visit California
San Francisco Travel


We look forward to hosting you safely!

Picnic on Mt. Diablo

Open for Business

Contra Costa County Health Order Update September 14, 2020
Contra Costa County Health Order Update August 31, 2020

Family Biking

Our Measures to Reopen Safely

Different types of businesses have industry specific safety protocols in place, but the following are some of the measures you can expect to find in public areas:

  • Face masks and PPE (personal protective equipment) are required for all employees on duty
  • Face masks required for Guests while in indoor public spaces
  • Social distancing practices requiring six feet of separation
  • Advanced commercial sanitation protocols and certification Screening of public-interfacing employees for symptoms before every shift
  • Frequent cleaning and disinfecting of high-touch areas (doors, counters, elevators, etc.)
  • Use of EPA-registered disinfectants
  • Frequent hand washing and provision/use of hand sanitizer for all

Clean & Safe Certified

Hotels

  • All nine Concord hotels & motels are “Clean & Safe” certified according to California Hotel Lodging Association (CHLA) specifications, some of the highest sanitation standards in the nation.
  • Face masks required for employees and guests
  • Social distancing procedures requiring six feet of separation
  • Frequent cleaning of “high touch” areas such as counters, doors, elevators, etc.
  • Sanitation stations provided Installation of plexiglass partitions at some service areas

California Hotel & Lodging Guidelines
State of California Hotel Guidelines

Drinking Boba

Restaurants

  • Currently limited to outdoor seating, takeout, delivery and curbside service only. 
  • Face masks required for employees and customers
  • Social distancing procedures requiring six feet of separation in pick up areas 
  • Certified in advanced commercial sanitation protocols

Concord Restaurants - Open
California Restaurant Association Guidelines

Shopping Bags

Retail

  • All retail businesses are currently permitted to operate with required safety protocols in place
  • Face masks required for employees and customers
  • Social distancing procedures requiring six feet of separation
  • Advanced commercial sanitation protocols with certification
  • Frequent cleaning of “high touch” and high traffic areas
  • Installation of plexiglass partitions at service areas
  • Limited occupancy

Concord Shopping Centers

Couple Camping

Outdoor Recreation 

(Mt. Diablo State Park, East Bay Regional Parks, Bay Area Parks & Beaches)

  • Parking is limited - walk or bike into the park recommended
  • Stay close to home and do not take road trips to parks and beaches or to neighboring states
  • Keep walking, jogging, hiking and biking
  • Maintain a physical distance of 6 feet or more
  • Visitors will be asked to leave if there are too many people at the park, beach or on trails to allow for the required physical distance
  • Bring soap/sanitizer and pack out all trash
  • Wear face coverings when you cannot maintain a safe 6-foot distance (State Parks)
  • Face masks required at East Bay Regional Parks
  • Check websites for specific orders & updates - Mt. Diablo State Park, East Bay Regional Park DistrictCalifornia State Parks
  • State Parks COVID-19 Resource Center

BIker with Mask

What You Can Do

We ask that all visitors follow the same health and safety guidelines that we do here in Concord (as mandated by state & county officials):

  • Wear a face mask while in all indoor and outdoor public spaces
  • Practice social distancing by allowing six feet of space between you and others (household members excluded)
  • Wash hands frequently with soap and water and/or use hand sanitizer
  • Stay home if you feel sick
  • If you experience symptoms while traveling, please self-quarantine and seek guidance from any of the resources below

Know the Risk, Contra Costa County

Health Resources

Concord Visitor Center 

The Concord Visitor Center is available to safely assist visitors with information and updates by phone or email. 

Please contact us:
Phone – 925-685-1182
Email – Info@visitconcordca.com

Curbside Service - TBD
Concord Visitor Center
2151 Salvio Street, Suite T
Concord, CA 94520

Concord Map