Below are links to information and advice from official authorities regarding the current COVID-19 outbreak. The information around this outbreak is changing rapidly. Below are trusted sources for the most up-to-date information on COVID-19. novel coronavirus.
On March 24th we launched #YQGStandsStrong – a social media campaign designed to share good news stories and images of our region. Join in the conversation with us – click yqgstandsstrong.ca for more details.
On Thursday May 21st we held a Tourism Town Hall to release our RESPOND, RESTART and RECOVER plan – a round map to responding and recovering from COVID-19 in the Tourism & Hospitality industry.
In the event you were unable to attend, you can view the Town Hall by clicking here – the town hall begins at the 8:17 mark.
Please click here to view our RECOVER, RESTART & RESPOND plan.
Our team is continually searching and updating information that is relevant to you and your business. Please click on the pages below for information that can help you now, and into the future.
Steps To Prevent Illness
Our local health authority, The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit is recommending that in order to prevent the spread of Coronavirus individuals should:
- wash hands frequently and avoid facial contact;
- avoid contact with sick individuals;
- stay home from work when ill;
- ensure to properly clean high-touch surfaces, especially in your public spaces like washrooms, restaurants, elevators and work spaces;
- where possible, consider making alcohol-based hand sanitizer available for your guests and employees.
As the situation continues to evolve quickly, we encourage you to reference the Windsor Essex County Health Unit website for the latest regional updates.
Please contact the Tourism Windsor Essex team with questions or concerns. Our team values the health and safety of everyone in our region – our staff, visitors, and our industry partners.
Tourism Windsor Essex Pelee Island is the official Destination Marketing Organization (DMO) for the regional tourism industry. We are a not-for-profit organization that is dedicated to promoting and selling Windsor, Essex and Pelee Island as a remarkable destination for tourist, convention goers and business travelers. To view our mission and mandate please click here.