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Latest Covid-19 Information for Port Royal and Beaufort, Sc | Visit Beaufort

Planning a trip to Port Royal or Beaufort, South Carolina? Ensure a healthy stay by consulting local COVID-19 updates and resources from Visit Beaufort.

Covid-19 Updates And Resources For Port Royal And Beaufort, South Carolina

If you are considering a trip to the Port Royal or Beaufort, South Carolina, area, Visit Beaufort is here to keep you and your family informed. To ensure the safety, health, and well-being of our communities, residents, and visitors, please consult this important COVID-19 information. Doing so will help to keep our beautiful area a fun, safe, and healthy destination.

Learn more about our mask ordinance here.
Helpful Resources

The situation surrounding COVID-19 is constantly changing. In response, Visit Beaufort continues to monitor the situation and make the latest resources available for locals and travelers to consult, including information from reputable sources such as:

Local ordinances also take steps to keep everyone in our area safe. Beaufort County, the City of Beaufort, and the Town of Port Royal are all keeping their residents informed with regular updates on safety measures and requirements. Finally, you can bookmark our list of local healthcare services in the event you or a loved one requires medical attention while in town.

The Safe Commitment

Our local businesses are dedicated to keeping consumers and employees safe during COVID-19 through the Beaufort, Port Royal, and Sea Islands Safe Commitment. Based on CDC recommendations and practices, this is a guarantee that local businesses will do everything necessary to promote safety during your visit, including:

  • Staff and employees are required to regularly and thoroughly wash their hands while working.Safe Commitment
  • Hand sanitizer is made available for visitors.
  • Staff and guests alike are required to use cloth face coverings at all times while at a business in accordance with the City of Beaufort Mask Ordinance.
  • Signs are distributed throughout businesses to promote safety and good hygiene.
  • All frequently touched surfaces will be cleaned and disinfected as often as possible.
  • Shared objects, like serving utensils and condiments, are replaced with disposable versions.
  • Businesses implement extra space between tables or seating areas, physical barriers, zero-touch payment options, visual guides, and other measures to encourage social distancing

Some businesses may also have additional protocols of their own. Visitors who have questions about a destination’s specific COVID-19 safety measures should contact the establishment directly.

Keeping You Updated

Our event calendar is constantly updated with the latest information on event times, rescheduling, and cancellations. Event planners can send an email to to help us keep our calendar up to date. While planning your visit, also take a moment to check what’s open now in our area. There are plenty of options that are welcoming visitors, from kayak tours and scenic beaches to drive-in movie theaters and more.

Plan Your Visit Today

With so many safety measures in place, now is the perfect time to plan your getaway to Beaufort or Port Royal, South Carolina. Visit Beaufort makes it easy with tons of resources to help you plan an unforgettable trip, including travel guides packed with recommendations of things to do in our area. For more information about COVID-19 safety and local specialscontact us today.

Reopening Beaufort-port Royal Industry Guidance

The Beaufort-Port Royal CVB in collaboration with local, state, and national organizations, is providing the latest reopening guidance and resources to help ensure our community has the necessary tools for recovery. We are updating content daily/as needed.

Click On Links To Jump To Important Information Below:
  1. Beaufort-Port Royal Safe Commitment: The Safe Commitment is intended for all Beaufort, Port Royal, & Sea Islands area businesses to ensure the cleanliness and safety of employees and consumers. The Safe Commitment is based on CDC Guidelines and focuses on cleaning and disinfecting public spaces, workplaces, and businesses properly and effectively.

  2. Reopening Beaufort-Port Royal Marketing TOOLKIT:   Share on your social pages, in your newsletters, and on your website.  Let us know if you have a specific request, and our team will work with you on finding a solution (email