To assist with the reopening, Gov. Justice has issued the following guidelines to mitigate the exposure and spread of COVID-19 among workers and campers. These guidelines, in addition to the guidelines established by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), will help campground owners and managers establish proper protocols and procedures to keep all campers and workers safe. These regulations are subject to change according to state regulations and campers will be notified at that time. Failure to follow these guidelines could result in immediate cancellation of your campsite reservation.
- Campers are advised to wear cloth or disposable cloth face coverings.
- All common areas such as the roundhouses, laundry rooms, the Camp Store, gazebos, playgrounds, picnic areas, and any areas that encourage gatherings must remain closed until further notice.
- Campers are encouraged to bring disinfecting cleaners and hand sanitizers for use throughout their stay.
- Campers are encouraged to remain within their own camper site with a maximum of 6 registered occupants. If your registered campers exceed the 6 person limit it will need to approved by Lake Stephens.
- Campers are to avoid gatherings of 10 or more people in one location.
- Campers are advised to practice physical distancing by staying at least six (6) feet away from other groups of people.
CHECK-IN & CHECK-OUT
Campers are encouraged to self-screen for COVID-19 symptoms with the following questions:
- Have you been in close contact with a confirmed case of COVID-19?
- Are you experiencing a cough, shortness of breath, or sore throat?
- Have you had a fever in the last 48 hours?
- Have you had new loss of taste or smell?
- Have you had vomiting or diarrhea in the last 24 hours?
- Temperature checks: Campers are encouraged to take their temperatures daily.
- If a camper’s temperature measures over 100 degrees, campers should leave immediately.
- Any campers who exhibits COVID-19 symptoms (i.e., answers yes to any of the screening questions or who is running a fever) should leave the grounds immediately and seek medical care and/or COVID-19 testing, per CDC guidelines and notify park management.
For more information please visit https://governor.wv.gov, A Guide to Safely Operating Campgrounds.