New Orleans remains open for you to visit! In fact, most businesses continue to operate at 100% capacity both indoors and outdoors while upholding our citywide Modified Phase Three Plan. With safety being the top priority for locals and visitors alike, this Plan requires the following to enter most indoor venues (restaurants, bars, receptions halls, etc.) in New Orleans:
All persons 5 and older must show proof of vaccination, negative PCR or antigen test to enter indoor facilities.
Acceptable evidence of a COVID-19 vaccination includes:
LA Wallet App’s SMART Health Card.
An original, digital photograph, or photocopy of CDC Vaccination Card (both sides).
An official vaccine record issued by another state, a foreign nation, or the World Health Organization.
An official vaccine record issued through a vaccine clinical trial.
To ensure accuracy and safety guests are asked to present proof of vaccination, PCR or antigen test for entry onto the boats
COVID tests and vaccines are available locally but turnaround times vary.
Currently the mandatory mask mandate has been reinstated in New Orleans.
COVID19 Safety & Health Protocols - New Orleans Steamboat Company
Effective January 12, 2022: All individuals over the age of 2 and without breathing complications (i.e. use of oxygen) are subject to an indoor mask requirement and are required to wear a face covering over the nose and mouth: At all times when in indoor spaces outside the household, unless actively eating or drinking. While riding in a vehicle with members outside of the household.
Proof of at least one vaccine dose for all eligible individuals 5 years and older, or a negative COVID-19 PCR, molecular, or antigen test within 72 hours, is required at most indoor venues including dining and entertainment venues.through January.
*Beginning Tuesday, February 1 everyone age 5 years or older will be required to show proof of two doses of the COVID vaccine, except for those who have received one dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, or a negative PCR, molecular, or antigen test within 72 hours at restaurants, bars, and other businesses.
Our Staff and Crew will strictly follow these guidelines. Guests will be asked to provide proof before boarding the boat at the Toulouse Street Dock.
Tours including indoor spaces could be asked upon building entry by the location management.