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What Does Reopening Lincoln City Mean?

Things in Lincoln City are changing at a rapid pace. We're here to provide you with the latest information as we continue to closely monitor reopening.

Last Updated March 12, 2022

On February 28, 2022, Oregon's governor announced that face masks will no longer be required in Oregon indoor spaces. Other state and federal requirements, such as those for health care settings, public transit, and other specialized settings, will remain in place for a period of time.

On February 25, 2022, Governor Kate Brown announced that she will be lifting Oregon’s COVID-19 emergency declaration, effective April 1, 2022.

What This Means for You

Many state-mandated capacity and social distancing restrictions have been removed with a few exceptions. Masks are no longer required in indoor settings with a few exceptions.

Planning Ahead

It is important for Oregonians and visitors to plan ahead and to be patient and flexible. Many businesses are still recovering from difficulties caused by COVID-19.

Check in with businesses before you visit to make sure they are open. Many attractions and businesses that are open may operate at limited capacity, have different hours of operation, or require reservations due to workforce issues or continued enforcement of health and safety restrictions.

Are beaches open?

The beaches never closed. Lincoln City open spaces, trails, beach access, and parking lots have reopened as of May 19, 2020.

Is Lodging Open?

Lincoln City lodging properties were allowed to reopen on June 1, 2020.

Do I Have to Wear a Face Covering?

Face coverings are no longer required in indoor spaces as of March 12, 2022.

As of November 23, 2021, the Oregon statewide outdoor mask mandate has been lifted.

All individuals, regardless of vaccination status, must continue to wear a face-covering in health care settings, airports, airplanes, and public transportation.

Guidance of face coverings from the Oregon Health Authority

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