Discover Saratoga has engaged with local and state health department officials as well the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO) to stay abreast of this rapidly evolving situation and keep you updated.
As you develop your upcoming travel plans, we encourage you to follow healthy travel practices, especially during flu season, and reference the resources below from the CDC, WHO and industry organizations, as well as updates from our local industry partners.
City of Saratoga Springs
The City of Saratoga Springs and Saratoga County Public Health Services are working closely with the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and maintain strong infectious disease protocols. Saratoga County currently has 102 confirmed cases of COVID-19. The infected individuals are self-quarantined and are receiving support as needed from the city and county. We encourage all residents to stay home amid the Coronavirus outbreak.
Saratoga Springs City Center
The Saratoga Springs City Center is closely monitoring news regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19). The situation is evolving rapidly with new information available daily. Our first priority is the health and well-being of our attendees, fellow vendors, presenters, staff, and the community. In adherence of Governor Cuomo’s executive order 202.1 all events that were scheduled to take place at the City Center from March 12 through April 11, 2020 have been cancelled or postponed. The City Center is currently closed and plans to reopen on April 15th.
New York State Department of Health
The New York State Department of Health is continuing to test people and are working with hospitals and local governments to give them the resources they need to contain the spread of this virus. Individuals who are experiencing symptoms and may have traveled to areas of concern, or have been in contact with somebody who has traveled to these areas, should call ahead to their health care provider before seeking treatment in person.
All non-essential gatherings of individuals of any size for any reason are temporarily banned. All non-essential businesses statewide must close in-office personnel functions until further notice as part of New York State on PAUSE. Bars and restaurants are closed, but takeout can be ordered during the period of closure.
New York Society of Association Executives
NYSAE continues to monitor the rapidly changing situation related to the spread of COVID-19. We understand that concerns for health, safety, and the impact on meeting attendance, among other issues, are affecting our members. Our main priority is the health and safety of our association community.
World Health Organization
WHO works worldwide to promote health by identifying, managing and mitigating global health risks as well as expanding access to universal health care.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
CDC is one of the major operating components of the Department of Health and Human Services, working to protect America from health, safety and security threats, both foreign and domestic.
US Travel Association
The US Travel Association is a national non-profit organization representing all components of the travel industry.
Meetings Mean Business
Meetings Mean Business is an industry-wide coalition to showcase the undeniable value that face-to-face meetings bring to people, businesses and communities.
Condé Nast Traveler
Condé Nast Traveler is a luxury and lifestyle travel magazine.