COVID-19 Response & Reopening
Paducah, Kentucky Visitor & Tourism Industry Information
Kentucky Gov. Beshear has authorized a phased reopening of local businesses and attractions that were closed due to COVID-19. In accordance with Kentucky Health at Work, each entity reopening must meet certain minimum requirements and industry-specific requirements. On July 10, Beshear mandated face masks or coverings in many situations that represent a high risk of COVID-19 transmission. For specific circumstances in which face masks are to be worn and exemptions, please review the Executive Order.
The Paducah Convention & Visitors Bureau is committed to working with community partners to ensure all visitors and locals have safe and enjoyable experiences at Paducah’s restaurants, attractions and public spaces. All visitors will be required to abide by CDC guidelines to keep themselves, our community and other visitors safe. All local businesses will comply with state and federal social distancing restrictions that limit capacity.
VISITOR INFORMATION & ASSISTANCE: The CVB welcome center at 128 Broadway reopens to walk-in traffic on July 1. Please feel free to contact us by phone at 1.800.PADUCAH, email at firstname.lastname@example.org or via the @PaducahCreativeCity social media channels. Call ahead or upon arrival to arrange curbside pick-up of visitor information for leisure travelers or wedding/reunion planning! Visitor Information & Assistance Available: Monday-Friday, 9 AM-5 PM.
Healthy Practices for Prevention of Coronavirus
The public is strongly encouraged to adopt the CDC's social distancing recommendations for the prevention of coronavirus to limit potential exposure and spread. Please be aware of the latest travel advisories from the CDC and U.S. State Department: cdc.gov/travel
With the situation evolving rapidly, follow official updates and guidance from the recognized authorities:
If you think you need medical care, please contact your healthcare provider or call the Kentucky state hotline, 1.800.722.5725. If you are sick and feel you have an emergency, Paducah-McCracken County is served by Baptist Health - Paducah and Lourdes Mercy Health.
Travel & Meetings Industry Resources
As the health and safety of residents and visitors is the Paducah CVB’s top priority, local hospitality partners are encouraged to stay informed with the latest industry resources:
This page was last updated on September 10, 2020. The Paducah Convention & Visitors Bureau will continue to update local information and resources on Paducah.travel. If you have questions, please let us know by emailing email@example.com.