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The Greater Lansing Convention & Visitors Bureau (GLCVB) shares the global concerns over the Coronavirus (COVID–19). The CVB is cautiously monitoring developments of the coronavirus outbreak and its impact on travelers to and from the region. With the situation evolving rapidly, we encourage the traveling public to follow any guidance offered by the CDC and local and state public health authorities.

I don’t know about you, but I’m pretty excited that the restaurants in Michigan have opened again for dine-in options. And to make your experience go smoothly, we wanted to help you with a few reminders besides the obvious wear a mask mandate.

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1. Plan ahead

For right now, it’s probably a bad idea to just show up and think you’ll get a seat at the table. With only 25% occupancy a “full restaurant” will not remotely appear to be full. Also restaurants have to turn on a dime and adapt to all the changes. Their hours may be different or you may just want to check to assure yourself that they are indeed open for dining in. a good place to check is on their Facebook page since this is the easiest for most places to update when they are open.

5 Things to Do BEFORE You Get to Greater Lansing

  1. Review the updated safety precautions and guidelines. The state of Michigan requires individuals to wear a face covering in public places. Learn more about Michigan’s Coronavirus guidelines here.
  2. Plan out the activities you'd like to do on your visit while maintaining social distancing and safety guidelines. Please note most businesses are open although some attractions may request you reserve a timed entry ticket. Please note: a few attractions and businesses are currently closed.

As businesses in Greater Lansing reopen, everyone is taking precautions against the spread of COVID-19. It can be a confusing time for consumers with so many new rules and protocols to follow. But having an idea of what to expect when you go out and support our local businesses is an important step towards helping keep you and their employees safe and healthy–and keeping our valued local businesses open.

Amid the stress, strife and seclusion during  the past couple of weeks, the Lansing community has displayed not only a heart of gold but also a spirit that can’t be beat. We are comprised of neighborhoods full of kindness and compassion, looking out for each other especially those less fortunate and our vulnerable population. We are also people who know how to make do with what we have and nimbly switch our focus at a moment’s notice.