COVID-19, Updates – AVA and Albany businesses; Road conditions

Travel industry updated 09/16/2022

Road, Snow Conditions

Linn County: For the latest information about Linn County road conditions, go here.

Benton County: For the latest information about Benton County road conditions, go here.

Covid Updates

While COVID restrictions have eased, there are some exceptions, and masks will still be required in healthcare settings. Since some locations may still have flexible hours, we encourage visitors to call ahead, be patient, flexible and kind,– and mask up if asked to do so, fully vaccinated or not.

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Restaurants are still offering indoor, outdoor, take out and delivery options. We will continue to update this page as new information is available.  Please contact AVA to add or update information here.

Please be patient as we all work through this process. We have provided links directly to their pages to provide you with the most accurate and up-to-date information possible. Please feel free to reach out to us with questions via phone or e-mail.

The AVA lobby is open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. You can also find our visitor information on the website or free Albany Explorer App. 

Stay safe and support your local community.




Open for visitors

Here is an update on museums and attractions in Albany:   The Historic Carousel & Museum is open Wednesday through Sunday 11am-4pm, now at full capacity. The Albany Regional Museum is open is temporarily closed as they create new exhibits. The Monteith House Museum is open Saturdays 12pm-4pm and by appointment, 541-220-0421. Links are on the Businesses page above.

Events status

We continue to update our online calendar of events as reports come in and actively reach out to confirm with event planners for events that have previously been canceled or rescheduled.

If you have questions regarding an event status, feel free to call us at 541-928-0911. We will get an answer for you as soon as we can.

We will also post to our Albany Visitors Association Facebook page when we are notified of an event being rescheduled or as new events are added. Follow us and be informed:


A public health poster from the CDC to encourage hand washingFor more information on the Coronavirus and efforts to keep it from spreading, please refer to the following reliable sources:

City of Albany

The Center for Disease Control (CDC)

The Oregon Health Authority (OHA) where you can also subscribe to OHA Coronavirus Updates (the latest news about COVID-19 in Oregon.)

Travel Oregon Travel Alerts Refer to Travel Oregon’s “Travel Alerts” web page to keep current with the latest recommendations and announcements about COVID-19 within our state.

Keep calm, and continue to hand wash on!

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