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Travel Advisories

COVID-19

Last updated June 19th, 6:00am

The safety of our visitors and residents is the most important thing to us on the Half Moon Bay Coastside. As people around the world respond to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) situation, we want to keep you informed about the measures being taken in our area to ensure the health of our community. 

 

GOVERNMENT RESPONSE

As of June 15th, 2021, California has fully reopened it's economy thanks to our state's high vaccinate rates and falling transmission rates for COVID-19. 

 

FACE MASKS

For fully vaccinated persons, face coverings are not required except in certain limited settings, specifically:

  • Public transit
  • Hospitals
  • Long-term care facilities
  • Homeless shelters
  • Indoors in K-12 schools, childcare, and other youth settings 

Face coverings are required for unvaccinated persons in indoor, public settings.

 

LODGING

Leisure travel is permitted, and local hotels, motels, and inns are open. Learn about the measures local hotels are taking to ensure the safety of their guests, and contact individual hotels for more information about their services during this time.

 

RESTAURANTS and Bars

Restaurants, wineries and breweries and bars are open without capacity restrictions.

 

SHOPPING AND RECREATION

Retail businesses are open for in-store shopping at normal capacity.

 

EVENTS

Events have resumed. Certain very large events may be subject to special restrictions.

 

BEACHES, PARKS AND OTHER RECREATION

Are Half Moon Bay beaches open?
Most state beaches in the Half Moon Bay area are open.

What other recreation is open in Half Moon Bay?
Fitzgerald Marine Reserve, Memorial Park, Sam McDonald Park, Quarry Park, Pillar Point Bluff, Mirada Surf West, and Devil's Slide are open.   

Tunitas Creek Beach and portions of Pescadero Creek Park remain closed as a result of recent wildfires in the area.

Is Pillar Point Harbor open?
Pillar Point Harbor is open. Public access to Johnson Pier, the boat launch ramp and off-the-dock fish sales has been restored. Restrooms are open and will be cleaned twice daily. Questions about Pillar Point Harbor can be directed to (650) 726-4382.

We want you to stay healthy and safe while you're with us in the Half Moon Bay area, and we're doing our best to keep this information current. Always verify directly with local businesses before making plans.