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Updated July 27, 2021

Be Fire Smart

With several wildfires throughout Northern Nevada and California, depending on the wind direction there may be impacts on air quality. Click here for Real-time air quality monitoring.



“I will be mindful that it only takes one spark to destroy an environment. Wildfire and its prevention are everyone’s responsibility.” #TahoePledge information: 


Before arriving, check NOAA’s Tahoe fire-weather warnings, then peruse the forest service’s current Lake Tahoe fire restrictions and adhere to them diligently while here.

Updated fire restrictions around Lake Tahoe – No wood fires allowed anywhere. More

Open for Business!

Both the Nevada and California side of Tahoe South are open to travelers. Businesses are operating at 100 percent capacity with no social distancing restrictions. Masks are required in both states for those who are not vaccinated.

For more information on the differences between the two states go to: Nevada Updates
California Updates.

Nevada Updates

Douglas County, Nevada Moving Forward – Douglas County’s Plan for COVID-19 Recovery. Stateline, Nevada is in Douglas County.

Governor Sisolak’s Nevada Health Response has been updated on May 1, 2021, find more information HERE.

Nevada’s state mask guidance requires individuals follow current CDC guidelines.

California Updates

California has modified its mask mandate  to align with guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The CDC recommends that you delay travel until fully vaccinated.

Masks are not required for fully vaccinated individuals, except on public transit, healthcare settings, and indoors at other youth settings or unless a business opts to require that customers mask up.

Masks are required for unvaccinated individuals in indoor public settings and businesses.

Businesses are allowed to operate at 100 percent capacity with no social distancing requirements.



Tahoe South Visitors Center

  • Email
  • Phone (775) 588-4591, available daily, 9 am – 4 pm.


  • Tahoe Care Tahoe lake-wide effort encourages the following tips to keep all healthy and safe while traveling including go big on distancing, masks matter, plan to change plans, no germs or anything else left behind, expect closures and sniffles, stay home.

Local Public Health Departments

Barton Memorial Hospital: Information; Barton’s COVID-19 Clinical Health Line at 530.600.1999

California Department of Public Health

Center for Disease Control & Prevention:

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