Virginia's Blue Ridge Stay Safe Pledge

VBR Stay Safe Pledge

We believe safety should be part of the experience for visitors, businesses, and local residents in Virginia's Blue Ridge. As we continue to work together to get through the COVID-19 pandemic, we encourage you to join our Virginia's Blue Ridge Stay Safe Pledge as a commitment to keep each other safe and healthy.

The pledge follows recommended guidelines from the CDC and public health officials, and helps us create an environment of safety while we enjoy the businesses and experiences that make Virginia's Blue Ridge a special place.

Local Businesses - Complete the Form & Take the Pledge >

For Visitors - During your time in Virginia's Blue Ridge, we encourage you to look for our special VBR Stay Safe Pledge Posters, which many businesses will be displaying in their storefronts as a sign of their commitment to helping ensure a safe, enjoyable experience. 

Virginia's Blue Ridge Stay Safe Pledge - Guidelines

Pledge for Businesses:

- Follow CDC guidance for cleaning & disinfecting
- Wear masks or face coverings
- Wash hands frequently and have hand sanitizer available
- Follow social distancing & capacity guidelines
- Conduct regular health screenings of employees

NOTE: If you're a local business owner, complete our form to let us know you're taking the pledge. Pledge form >

Virginia's Blue Ridge Stay Safe Pledge - Poster

Pledge for Guests:

- Wash your hands or use hand sanitizer often
- Follow social distancing guidelines
- Wear masks or face coverings when around others
- Stay home if you feel sick or are showing symptoms
- Avoid direct contact with staff and other guests

Stay Safe Pledge Business Toolkit

VBR Stay Safe Pledge Business FormWe invite local businesses to take the pledge and communicate their compliance with public health recommendations and guidelines to help keep customers and visitors safe.

It's also a way to let patrons know what they can do to help keep the region safe.

Complete the form to let us know you're taking the pledge >

We've made the pledge available in a variety of formats and resources that you can download and use for your own purposes.

Virginia COVID-19 Information

Virginia's Blue Ridge Stay Safe PledgeIn response to COVID-19, Visit Virginia’s Blue Ridge is continuing to follow the guidelines and recommendations from the CDC and public health officials.

Learn more about the Forward Virginia plan on the Commonwealth of Virginia website.

You can also find additional information on the Virginia Department of Health website and the CDC website

We have a variety of helpful tools, resources, and information to help you plan your next visit to the Blue Ridge Mountains.

A collection of the most iconic experiences, must-see spots, and things to do when you visit Virginia's Blue Ridge.

Resources and information about ways you can continue to experience and support Virginia's Blue Ridge during the COVID-19 pandemic.