Updates

Coronavirus Update and Travel Information
Updated: January 1, 2021

As of June 30, 2020, Western New York, including Niagara Falls USA is in the fourth phase of reopening. We continue to closely monitor changes and developments as they occur and are regularly having conversations with leaders and experts in our industry. We will continue to share the most timely and accurate information possible regarding Coronavirus/COVID-19.

As of December 14, 2020, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that the state has updated COVID-19 cluster zone areas. Niagara Falls and other areas within Niagara County are in the Yellow Zone — Precautionary Zone.

  • Houses of worship go to 50% capacity
  • Nonresidential gatherings are limited to 25 people maximum, indoor and outdoor; residential gatherings are capped at 10 people – indoor or outdoor
  • Indoor and outdoor dining has a four-person maximum per table, and bars and restaurants close at 10 p.m. for on-premises consumption
  • Businesses remain open
  • Schools: Open with mandatory 20% weekly testing of in-person students and faculty

All Niagara Falls USA destination partners and businesses are taking the necessary precautions and making safety protocol changes to keep each other safe, including practicing social distancing and wearing a mask. Unified in Safety is a shared commitment for all of us to stay safe and healthy, while following recommended public health guidelines. Safety is everyone's responsibility.


COVID-19 Travel Advisory for New York State

For any traveler to New York State from a noncontiguous state, US territory or CDC level 2 and higher country, the new guidelines for travelers to test-out of the mandatory 10-day quarantine can be found here.

Now Open in Niagara Falls, NY and Niagara Falls USA

Click here to see what’s open and what remains off-limits in Niagara Falls, NY and Niagara Falls USA.

If you are currently in the destination or planning for future travels, we strongly advise you to contact the business and/or organization directly for the most up-to-date information.

Healthy Travel Practices

  • ​Wash and clean your hands often
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth
  • Cough/sneeze into your elbow
  • Avoid close contact with others; keep 6 feet distance of physical distance from others
  • Wear a face cloth covering in public
  • Be aware of latest travel advisories from the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention

Local Resources

Re-Opening Partner Resources