Big Bear Lake Corona Virus News Updates
3/23/2020 – 9:25 am San Bernadino county supports Big Bear short term vacation rental shutdown. Click here
3/22/2020 – 1:30 pm Governor’s order clarified. More detail here
3/20/2020 – 6:00pm Big Bear Lake’s Official Guidance on Corona – click here
3/19/2020 – 11:00 pm – Stay at home order issued by Governor – https://www.destinationbigbear.com/blog/stay-home-order-big-bear-lake/ – Destination Big Bear suspends bookings until 4/20/2020
3/19/2020 – The City Manager met the the Visitors Bureau at 8am. The VB issues a proclamation recommending no Visitors. The City manager then issues a statement supporting the Visitors Bureau at 5pm recommending to postpone travel but not restricting vacation rentals.
3/18/2020 – COUNTY-WIDE ORDINANCE: In an effort to protect the public from further spread of the virus that causes COVID-19, the County’s Acting Health Officer today ordered the cancellation of gatherings of any number of people within the county starting tomorrow through at least April 6.
Movie theatres, gyms, health clubs, bars, adult entertainment establishments, and other businesses that serve alcohol but do not serve food also must temporarily close. Food and beverage establishments must follow guidance issued by the California Department of Public Health on Monday
The order does not apply to activities “essential to the functioning of our state” including work, public transportation, airport travel, grocery stores, charitable food distribution, certified farmers’ markets, and shopping at stores or malls. The order also does not apply to congregate living situations, including dormitories and homeless encampments. All San Bernardino County public schools have voluntarily closed as part of the effort to stop the spread of the virus, according to the County Superintendent of Schools.
3/18/2020 VRBO releases policy – https://www.destinationbigbear.com/blog/corona-virus-vrbo-policy/
3/15/2020 AIRBNB issues their policy – https://www.destinationbigbear.com/blog/big-bear-lake-airbnb-policy/
3/15/2020 – Big Bear Ski Resorts Suspend Operations https://www.destinationbigbear.com/blog/bear-mountain-snow-summit-mountain-close-