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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources

Visit Responsibly: As our beaches and businesses begin to reopen to the public, please practice social distancing and enjoy Coastal Mississippi safely. See our Healthy Travel Information page for the latest information on openings, guidelines, and COVID-19 updates. Mississippi's Safer at Home order remains in place through June 1.

Beginning June 1 Mississippi's Safe Return opens all Mississippi businesses that follow mandatory implementation of CDC guidelines. Social distancing is still strongly encouraged however Gatherings will be limited to 50 people outdoors and 20 indoors.

Casinos - On May 21, 11 casinos opened with 50% maximum occupancy. The Beau Rivage will reopen on June 1. Click here for opening mandatesList of casino services by property
Restaurants - Many are open for in-house dining with no more than 50% seating capacity; most restaurants are still offering takeout. Click here for dine-in mandates.
Attractions - Many, including outdoor experiences, have reopened with reduced capacity and increased health and safety measures.

We encourage you to check individual business Facebook pages and websites for up-to-date information.

We know you may be receiving inquiries or concerns related to Coronavirus (COVID-19) and its potential impacts to Coastal Mississippi travel. We share concerns about Coronavirus, and the health of our residents and visitors is of the utmost importance.

We encourage you to leverage resources we have provided and additional information from official authorities, included below, when communicating about the issue to your current and prospective clients/guests.

COVID-19 Business Toolkit
Providing timely information and resources about COVID-19 and how the issue relates to your business.

Coastal Mississippi-inspired Zoom Backgrounds
Choose a unique setting from The Secret Coast for your next conference call. Instructions on how to upload to Zoom are here.

Coastal Mississippi Bingo and Social Distancing Graphics
Graphics created by Coastal Mississippi to encourage healthy practices while inspiring exploration of The Secret Coast.

Singing River Health Systems Facts Not Fears
Singing River Health Systems has provided a helpful toolkit for COVID-19.

COVID-19 Coastal Mississippi Partner FAQs (3/18/2020)
Detailing how Coastal Mississippi marketing, sales and communications strategies have shifted based on current situation.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources
Comprehensive listing of official sources and authorities to help partners navigate specific challenges.

Restaurant Updates
Comprehensive list of Coastal Mississippi restaurant offerings.

COVID-19 Information for Visitors
Tailored toward the visitor and/or resident of Coastal Mississippi, this page includes temporary closures, event changes, restaurant updates and additional resources for how to stay healthy.

Partner Communications:

Outlines how the Coastal Mississippi marketing, sales and communications strategies have shifted based on current situation.

Weekly Partner Emails

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Week of March 30
Week of April 6
Week of April 20
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Weekly Webinar Recordings

Week of March 16
Week of March 23
Week of March 30
Week of April 20
Week of May 4

Weekly Webinar Presentations

Week of March 16
Week of March 23
Week of March 30
Week of April 20
Week of May 4

April 30th – Sparkloft Media Webinar: Understanding the Mindset of the Post-Crisis Consumer