The Stevens Point Area continues to monitor the ever-evolving situation surrounding COVID-19.
The health and safety of the residents and visitors of the Stevens Point Area is the highest priority. Travelers are encouraged to always exercise healthy travel habits and to follow guidelines issued by official sources of public health information. To ensure that all visitors and residents remain safe we have compiled resources to keep everyone informed.
Beginning August 1, as part of Emergency Order #1, masks will be required in the state of Wisconsin.
Masks will be required for all individuals, age five and older, when in an enclosed or indoor space (other than a private residence) and around another person who is not part of that individual's household.
Learn more about Portage County's recommended guidelines, released May 15 here.
Learn more about Portage County's COVID-19 activity, including active cases.
Events, Attractions & Business Updates
PLEASE NOTE: We strongly encourage contacting businesses directly before heading out and following health and safety protocols, as outlined by the CDC.
O'so Brewing Co. has opened at a reduced capacity and is offering curbside delivery (as well as pick-up) for beer orders at this time. Tours are still temporarily suspended.
Ho-Chunk Gaming Nekoosa will be open as of June 16, with these FAQ's about what reopening will include.
Ride Guide: Central Waters by Bike
Love biking and beer? Then you'll want to check out our guide for the perfect pairing of them both, linking the Tomorrow River State Trail and Central Waters Brewing Company in Amherst. Learn more details about the route and what to expect... View More
The tables might be empty, but the kitchens aren't! Show some ❤️love❤️ to our local restaurants and stay in, but take out. Check out the list of options for take-out, curbside pick-up, or delivery in the Stevens Point... View More
You might be staying #saferathome, during COVID-19, but that doesn't mean you have to miss out on fun events in the Stevens Point Area. Here are events you can participate in virtually in the Stevens Point Area. View More
Masks (and safety protocol) in use at Local Businesses
Heading out to Stevens Point Area businesses and wondering what safety protocols are in place once you get there? This crowd-sourced and curated resource is listed courtesy of the Central Wisconsin Maskers. The resource map includes color-coded options:
Green: Posted policy (online or at location) that includes refusing entry. Blue: Posted policy requiring masks, but lack of confrontation to non-compliant customers. Yellow: Catch-all for exceptions - see description on map marker. Not listed: No posted policy, multiple employees not wearing masks. Red: Active statements, online or at the location that identify businesses not taking any steps towards enforcing the mandate.The resource is also available to view in list form here.
Learn more about the Coronavirus (COVID-19), including; how it spreads, the symptoms, prevention & treatment, as well as frequently asked questions. Before deciding to travel, review the current CDC recommendations for travel.
Business and Community Assistance
As the situation surrounding COVID-19 continues to evolve, we will work to include important information for our tourism industry partners here. This resource list will include guidance for moving forward, when the time is right, from national, regional, state, and local entities.
As the situation surrounding COVID-19 continues to evolve, we will work to include important information for our tourism industry partners here. This resource list will include guidance for moving forward, when the time is right, from national,... View More