COVID-19 Updates – AVA and Albany businesses

Linn County is in currently in Phase II of Oregon’s planned phased reopening. More businesses are open while others are offering alternative options. We will continue to update this page as new information is available.  Please contact AVA to add or update information here.

Please keep in mind businesses are doing their best to keep their employees and customers safe. 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 office is open Mondaty through Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. To help keep our visitors and staff safe, we ask that everyone use hand sanitizer provided when entering, wear face coverings and maintain 6ft distance from people not from your household. AVA’s team is still also available through phone and email, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, of course you can find our visitor information on the website or free Albany Explorer App.

Stay local, stay safe and support your local community.

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Closures of note

Here is an update on closures in Albany: The Historic Carousel & Museum is currently open 7 days per week 11am-4pm.  Beginning September 8th, the carousel will be open Thursday – Sunday 11am – 4pm. The Albany Regional Museum is open Tuesday- Friday 11am-4pm. The Monteith House will be open by appointment mid-Setpember – more details to come.

Events status

  • To keep our customers informed, we will 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 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 cancellation or as new events are added, so 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 hand wash on!