Tourism Guidelines: Understanding Maine's Rules For Out-Of-State Visitors & More COVID-19 Testing

Jun 16, 2020

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Gov. Janet Mills recently announced a change to the controversial rule requiring a 14-day quarantine for out-of-state visitors to Maine. We'll discuss the new guidelines, which call for visitors from certain states with higher rates of infection to test negative for COVID-19. The new rule hinges on increased COVID-19 testing capacity in Maine. We'll discuss what the guidelines mean, how they will be enforced and how they are being received by Maine's tourism industry.


Guests

Heather Johnson, commissioner, Maine Department of Economic & Community Development

Jeanne Lambrew, commissioner, Maine Department of Health & Human Services

Steve Hewins (call-in), president & CEO, Hospitality Maine 

Gregory Noyes (call-in), owner, Kilby House Inn, Eastport

Kathy Dyer (call-in), executive director, Maine Campground Owners Association

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