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Palm Springs COVID-19 Guidance

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What Visitors Need To Know

Updated September 21, 2021

Percentage of Palm Springs residents age 12 and older partially or fully vaccinated = 96%

The City of Palm Springs requires you to wear a mask when you are unable to social distance. In addition, the following mask and vaccine requirements apply. This is due to the increase spread of COVID-19 and the Delta variant, which is 55% more contagious than the alpha.

Palm Springs COVID-19 Updates

All City Buildings

Masks are required. City employees are required to be vaccinated or show proof of negativity every week.

All Palm Springs Businesses

Masks are required indoors.

Palm Springs Restaurants & Bars

Patrons indoors at restaurants and bars are required to show proof of vaccine or a negative COVID-19 test within the past 72 hours. This does not apply to outdoor dining. This order also does not apply to anyone under the age of 12.

Public Transportation

Wear a face covering in any public transportation including buses, taxis and other taxi style service.

Palm Springs Events

VillageFest – Masks are required. This is a free event Every Thursday night from 7 – 10 pm in downtown Palm Springs

Ticketed and city-permitted large-scale events required proof of vaccination or a 72-hour negative COVID-19 test. This includes any outdoor event over 10,000 and any indoor event over 1,000 as characterized by California public health guidance. While not currently required, it is recommended to show proof of vaccine or negative COVID-19 test results on all indoor events.

County Vaccine Locations

Local Testing and Vaccine Locations

Get Your Vaccination Record for California Residents 

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