You matter to us. That’s why Experience Scottsdale is committed to providing you with accurate information about the health and safety measures in place within our community. See below for details on the ways to ensure your visit in Scottsdale is as safe as it is enjoyable. We look forward to welcoming you whenever you’re ready to travel!
Get tested if you’re feeling sick or have been exposed to the virus at free sites throughout the Scottsdale area.Maintain at least 6 feet of space between yourself and others when visiting local businesses.
Scottsdale offers you advantages that few other destinations can match – fresh air, sunny skies and the luxury of space. From campus-style resorts to a lush Sonoran Desert landscape that’s ripe for exploration, Scottsdale is the ideal choice if you’re looking for a getaway that allows you room to roam.
On March 25, 2021, Arizona’s governor allowed all businesses to resume normal operations, including hotels, restaurants, bars and attractions. Many continue to follow public health recommendations, though the protocols may vary by business. Please contact individual businesses directly if you would like detailed information on their efforts to protect you and other guests.
Recommended Face Coverings
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends face coverings based on personal preference and personal level of risk. Masks are not mandated in Arizona, but hotels, restaurants, retails store and attractions may encourage or require them. Please contact individual businesses directly if you would like to know more.
Airport Safety Protocols
Your health is the highest priority at Scottdale-area airports, from the moment you land until you depart for home. Round-the-clock cleaning and sanitation protocols and social distancing markers are just a few of the steps our airports are taking to keep travelers safe.
There are no travel restrictions or quarantine requirements in Arizona. Pre-departure testing is no longer required, but non-U.S. citizens visiting the U.S. must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless they meet criteria for an exception. International travelers can use the CDC Travel Assessment to prepare for travel.
If you are in need of a COVID-19 test while in Scottsdale, most pharmacies and grocery stores offer free testing; the Arizona Department of Health Services maintains a list of such sites. The city of Scottsdale has information on additional sites throughout the city. Embry Health and Neighborhood Outreach Access to Health also provide free testing.