COVID-19 Information for Visitors

As of March 16:

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have advised cancellation or postponement for all gatherings of 50 people or more. In accordance, all major Bloomington-area events have been impacted. You are advised to contact any event venue or attraction before visiting.

Governor Eric Holcomb released a statement calling for bars, nightclubs, and restaurants to close to in-person patrons. These local businesses can provide take-out and delivery services through the end of March. To support local businesses, click here

Indiana University has extended remote teaching through the end of the semester.  For additional information and updates regarding Indiana University please visit their website.

Non-essential travel to Bloomington is discouraged until the COVID-19 pandemic has stabilized. Our hope is that this site can help you in planning a getaway to Bloomington to celebrate when that time comes. Until then, stay home.


Visitors to Bloomington, IN should follow protective steps outlined by the CDC:

  • Wash hands often, use hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol
  • Avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed hands
  • Cough into your elbow and sneeze into a tissue
  • Consult with a doctor before traveling when sick
  • Stay up to date on vaccinations
  • Avoid traveling if you are sick
  • Avoid contact with people who are already sick
  • Avoid contact with animals while traveling
  • Be aware of the latest travel advisories from the CDC and the U.S. Department of State
  • Get a flu vaccine
  • Take everyday precautions to stop the spread of germs
  • Take flu antivirals if prescribed

Note: Older adults and people with underlying chronic medical conditions are at higher risk for developing more serious complications from COVID-19


The Greater Bloomington Chamber of Commerce

Monroe County, Indiana Health Department

CDC Travel Notices

Indiana Government Coronavirus Website

CDC COVID-19 Webpage

WHO COVID-19 Webpage