See our Healthy Travel Information page for the latest information on openings, guidelines, and COVID-19 updates. Mississippi requires masks to be worn for indoor public gatherings, shopping environments and outdoors when social distancing cannot be maintained.

Healthy Travel Information

Healthy Travel Information

(As of August 6, 2020)

TRAVEL UPDATES: We love and appreciate our visitors, and we thank you for your continued support! As Coastal Mississippi businesses begin to reopen, we encourage you to visit responsibly. We strive to make every visitor experience the best it can be and want to ensure you are provided with the most up-to-date information as you make your travel plans. The health and safety of our visitors is our highest priority. With that, we want you to have the resources you need to make informed travel decisions when it comes to COVID-19.

EMERGENCY ORDERS & RESTRICTIONS: Mississippi's Safe Return began June 1 opening all Mississippi businesses following mandatory implementation of CDC guidelines.

  • Anyone over the age of 6 (with some exceptions) must wear face coverings in indoor public places and outdoor situations where social distancing cannot be maintained.
  • Gatherings outdoors are limited to 20 people and indoors to 10 people

BEACH UPDATES: All beaches are open. Beach goers must follow CDC guidelines such as staying at least 6 feet apart and avoid gathering in groups with more than 20 people.

CASINOS - All Coastal Mississippi casinos are open. Click here for opening mandates. The Mississippi Gaming Commission is requiring masks be worn by all persons inside public areas of any Mississippi casino. Mask can be removed temporarily to eat or drink.

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. Beginning July 24 no alcohol can be sold at restaurants or bars from 11 p.m. to 7 a.m.

ATTRACTIONS - Most, 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.

For more traveler information and prevention tips, we encourage you to seek the most current information from the following sources: