COVID-19 Info

The volume, pace and sources of COVID-19 information changes daily as developments unfold on the world stage and here in Canada. Tourism Rossland is working closely with regional and provincial agencies and industry stakeholders to asses the current and future impact of the virus on our visitors, community and industry. We will maintain this page daily to provide the most up-to-date information available. Additionally, we will post the latest developments and information in our News section.

If you have any updates to add to this page, or have any questions or concerns, please contact us:

Executive Director – András Lukács: andras@tourismrossland.com
Marketing Coordinator – Kylie Lakevold: kylie@tourismrossland.com

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Click on Activities, Accommodations, Restaurants & Bars, Other Amenities links to skip directly to those categories. Several events in Rossland have been cancelled or rescheduled, visit our events page for the latest updates.

 Rossland Activities

Status Business Latest Update Additional Information
CLOSED RED Resort March 18th Closed for the rest of the season
CLOSED Big Red Cats March 18th Closed for the rest of the season
OPEN Black Jack Ski Club March 24th Cabin is closed.  BlackJack ski club trails are still being groomed and are open for day usage. The kiosk isn’t staffed but users can deposit money in the mailbox at the main trailhead or at the Biathlon trailhead.
CLOSED Rossland Museum & Discovery Cenre March 18th Temporarily closed until the end of March – Spring break camps have been cancelled
CLOSED FLUX Climbing Gym March 20th Closed until end of March
CLOSED Get Lost Adventure Centre March 18th Closed for the rest of the season
LIMITED Kootenay Gateway March 18th Fat bike and snowshoe tours are not operating. Local airport shuttles still available
CLOSED All Rossland Parks and Playgrounds March 21st Obey signs and caution tape
LIMITED Rossland Range Recreation site March 24th Cabins closed (except for emergency use). Trails are still open

South Kootenay Activities

Status Business Latest Update Additional Information
CLOSED RDKB and RDCK recreation facilities March 18th Closed until further notice
CLOSED Royal Theatre March 18th Temporarily closed until Apr 2 2020 effective March 17.
CLOSED Trail Riverfront Centre March 18th Closed until further notice
CLOSED The Bailey Theatre March 18th Several shows have been postponed.  Please check the website to see which performances were affected
CLOSED Trail Skate Park March 20th Closed until further notice
CLOSED City of Trail: All Parks, playgrounds, sports fields, tennis courts and Sunningdale multi-sport courts March 20th Closed until further notice
CLOSED Trail Regional Airport/Pacific Coastal Ailines March 20th Closed until further notice

Rossland Accommodations

Status Business  Latest Update Additional Information
CLOSED Ram’s Head Inn March 18th Temporarily closed for 2 weeks (possibly longer) beginning March 20th
CLOSED The Josie Hotel March 18th Closing, Friday March 20 with a planned reopening of June 1 2020
OPEN Prestige Mountain Resort March 18th Will remain open
OPEN Flying Steamshovel Inn March 18th Will remain open
CLOSED Nowhere Special Hostel March 20th Closed until further notice
OPEN Red Mountain Resort Lodging March 20th Will remain open. Increased sanitization efforts of self-contained units. Office is closed to public.
OPEN Angela’s B&B March 20th Will remain available for long-term guests
LIMITED Red Barn Lodge March 20th Limited availability.  Contact for details (250) 362-2270
OPEN Rossland Motel March 20th Will remain open
OPEN Rossland Inn March 20th Will remain open.
OPEN SureStay Hotel by Best Western Rossland Red Mountain March 20th Will remain open.
LIMITED Mountain Shadow Hostel March 31st Only available on a monthly basis. 1 person per room. Some family rooms are available.  Online booking unavailable.  Call or text  250-231-6667
OPEN Red Mountain Village March 20th Will remain open.
CLOSED KC Loft March 20th Closed until further notice

Rossland Restaurants & Bars

Status Business Latest Update Additional Information
LIMITED Alpine Grind March 30th Rossland is closed until safe to re-open. Alpine Grind at KBRH is still open.  Special Pizza ordering and pick-up days are available at: https://www.picktime.com/alpinegrind
LIMITED Rossland Beer Company March 30th Open from 3-7pm everyday for take out beer options.  The brewery is closed for tastings/beers. Special beer ordering and delivery days are announced on their Facebook page.
CLOSED Clanseys March 18th Currently closed. Watch Facebook page for re-opening for takeout options
CLOSED Gabriellas (Caffe, Lounge and Restaurant) March 18th Watch Facebook page for updates
CLOSED FRESH Clubhouse March 18th Closed for the rest of the season
LIMITED Mook Thai March 27th Take-out available. Delivery services in place starting April 1st.  Open 11:30 -2pm and 4pm-8pm
CLOSED Velvet Restaurant & Lounge March 18th Closed until further notice
CLOSED Rafters At RED March 18th Closed for the season
LIMITED Flying Steamshovel April 1st Dining room is closed. Takeout & Delivery is available from Tuesday – Saturday. Takeout 4pm – 9pm & Delivery 5pm – 9pm (Rossland & Warfield). Order and pre-pay online at https://theflyingsteamshovel.com
LIMITED Hoopers Bakery April 1st Online ordering and delivery is available https://www.hoopersbakery.ca/
LIMITED Seven Summits Coffee March 29th Coffee is available on the shelves at various retailers. Online ordering is available at: https://www.sevensummitscoffee.com/  Free deliveries on orders placed on Fridays for Rossland and Trail. Coffee Bar Pick-up Window is also available 7 days a week 8am-2pm Click here to pre-order.
LIMITED Idgies March 20th Limited take out with 50% off. Please call 250-362-0078 for more details and placing orders.
OPEN Misty Mountain Pizza March 20th Open daily at 3 pm for pizza by the slice or pick up whole pizzas . Call 250-362-5266
LIMITED Aka Dake Sushi March 26th Take-out service only. Call 250-362-7771
LIMITED Ying Café March 26th Open for take-out. Call: 250-362-7075
South Kootenay Restaurants & Bars

Status Business Latest Update Additional Information
CLOSED Zee Crepes March 20th Closed until further notice
LIMITED Benedicts Steakhouse & Tunnel Pub March 20th Take out & delivery from 11am until 6pm 12-6pm on Sundays. Last order in before 5:30pm. Call 250-368-3360
LIMITED The Colander (Both Locations) March 22nd Take-out available from 4-7pm. No pots, only take-out containters. Mall Colander is closed until further notice
CLOSED The Arlington March 20th Closed until further notice
CLOSED Trail Beer Refinery & Taproom March 20th Closed until further notice. Take-out suspended
CLOSED Foxy’s March 20th Closed until further notice
LIMITED Café Michael March 20th Pickup and delivery available. Call (250) 364-2112
LIMITED Pino’s Authentic Italian Cuisine March 26th Delivery and take-out available –  Lunch 12-2pm and Dinner starting from 4:30pm. Also offering grocery delivery service. Call: 778-456-3536

Rossland Amenities

Status Business Latest Update Additional Information
CLOSED Rossland City Hall March 18th Building is closed to the public. Please call (250)362-7396 or visit their website with inquiries.
CLOSED Rossland Arena March 18th Temporarily Closed
CLOSED Rossland Miner’s Hall March 18th Temporarily Closed
CLOSED Rossland Public Library March 18th Temporarily Closed
OPEN Alpine Drug Mart IDA March 18th Open Monday – Saturday: 9:00 am – 5:30 pm
OPEN Ferraro Foods March 29th Open 10am-6pm daily with special shopping hours for the elderly and immunocompromised from 8-10am. No reusable bags permitted. No cash will be accepted at the Trail or Rossland store. Debit and credit card only
OPEN Ferraro Foods – Rotary Club Delivery Service March 23rd Pick and deliver groceries for seniors and immune sensitive individuals that are unable to shop in person. Contact these people for assistance:
John Sullivan: 250-551-2259
Louis Dionne: 514-816-3435
Chris Trautman: 604-866-7332
Mike Ramsey: 250-362-7787
Bill Profili: 250-512-7671
OPEN Home Delivery Requests March 23rd
Some caring community members are offering a free home delivery service to those unable to get to the store themselves at this time.  Click here to request an order online, or email: homedeliveryrequest@gmail.com or call 250 921-4792
OPEN Happy Hills Farm March 25th Online ordering and delivery to Rossland and Warfield is available at www.happyhillsfarm.ca
CLOSED Rossland Mountain Market March 26th Closed.  Spring Farmers’ Market is cancelled (March 28th and April 25th)
LIMITED Gold Rush Bookstore March 25th Shop is closed to public until further notice.  Books, games and gifts available online. Free local delivery in Rossland/Warfield www.goldrushbookstore.ca
OPEN Mountain Nugget Chocolate Company March 25th Shop is closed to public, but they are taking orders by phone and online. Delivery and curb-side pickup available Monday to Friday, 12-5. Free delivery from Rossland to Fruitvale https://www.mountainnugget.com/
OPEN BC Liquor Store March 18th Normal operating hours
OPEN Jimmy’s Cannabis April 3rd Open 10am-6pm
LIMITED Bombshack March 18th Closed to the public.  Private shopping available by appointment: 250-231-5390
CLOSED Butch Boutry Ski Shop March 18th Closed for the season. Expected to open in May
LIMITED Kootenay Gateway March 18th Shop closed. Local airport shuttles still available
LIMITED Revolution Cycle March 18th One family group or one customer at a time.  Call 250 362 5688or email tyler@revolutioncycles.ca for more information. Shopping is also available online at www.revolutioncycles.ca
CLOSED Out of The Cellar March 18th Closed until further notice
CLOSED Powderhound Sports March 18th Closed temporarily
LIMITED House of Paws March 18th Shop is closed but service is still available.  Please call 250-362-5385 or shop online at https://house-of-paws-rossland.myshopify.com/. Free delivery in Rossland and Warfield.
LIMITED Feather Your Nest March 25th Temporarily closed to the public. Call the store(250) 362-7730 or email featheryournest@netidea.com if you want to arrange a special shopping appointment
CLOSED Piste Off Supply Company March 18th Closed for the season
LIMITED Curiosity Clothing March 18th Shop is closed to public. Shopping is available by appointment Phone-250-512-1570 or Email: curiosityclothing@outlook.com
LIMITED Bear Country Kitchen March 25th Telephone orders welcomed and online store is open.  Free Delivery.
LIMITED Legacy Gift Shop and Brew Shop March 19th Store open from 10-5:30. Limited amount of people allowed into the store at a time.  Call to make an appointment to start a batch of wine: 250-362-7101
LIMITED Delicious Baby & Toddler March 19th Shop is Closed. Online shopping and free local delivery available at www.mountainbaby.com (sister store)
LIMITED Madhu Collective March 19th Temporarily closed until March 31st – Online yoga classes available
CLOSED Redtop Barber March 19th Temporarily Closed
CLOSED Better Life Fitness March 20th Closed until further notice starting on March 23rd
LIMITED Infinity Physio March 20th In-person therapy suspended. Tele-rehab available. Anticipated re-opening date of April 6th
OPEN Laundry Dog Laundromat March 20th Open during regular hours
OPEN Dynapro Automotive March 20th Open during regular hours
LIMITED The Nadi Tree March 27th All classes are now online via a zoom conference call.  Sign up via Mindbody by clicking here
LIMITED Sarah Elizabeth Fibre Works March 27th Temporarily closed to the public, offering Shop My Window and online shopping with Free Contactless Delivery in Rossland and Free Delivery to the surrounding area with a minimum $50 purchase https://www.sarahelizabethfibreworks.ca
South Kootenay Ammenities

Status Business Latest Update Additional Information
OPEN Ferraro Foods March 29th Open 10am-6pm daily with special shopping hours for the elderly and immunocompromised from 8-10am. No reusable bags permitted. No cash will be accepted at the Trail or Rossland store. Debit and credit card only
OPEN Ferraro Foods – Kiwanis Club Delivery Service March 24th Pick and deliver groceries for seniors and immune sensitive individuals that are unable to shop in person. Contact these people for assistance:
Wayne Hodgson – 250-368-8543 or waynehodgson@telus.net
Chris Vlanich – 250-368-5342 or cvlanich@telus.net
Yogi Vlanich – 250-368-5342 or yogi.13@hotmail.com
Steve Webber – 250—368-5194 or webb74@telus.net
Peter Thiessen – 250-368-3581 or peter.thiessen@telus.net
Leroy Pederson – 250-368-3581 or leroy@telus.net
LIMITED Warfield Petro Can March 24th Changed hours. Open 6am-7pm Monday-Friday. Store is closed to foot traffic, but fuel and products still available.
OPEN Liberty Foods (Fruitvale) March 20th Store is open to public.  Open to elderly and immunocompromised only from 8-9am. Online ordering and curbside pickup options are available
OPEN Kurtis’ No Frills March 25th Store is open to public 8A.M. – 8P.M. Everyday. Open to elderly and immunocompromised only from 7-8am on Tuesday and Thursday. Pino’s Italian Restaurant is offering grocery delivery.  Call: 778-456-3536
OPEN Safeway March 25th Store is open to public 8am-8pm daily. Open to elderly and immunocompromised only from 8-9am
OPEN Crocket Book Company March 25th Offering Curbside Service. Visit their website and place your order for pick up at the back door. www.crockettbookco.com. Please only order in stock items at this time.

Latest Developments:

To focus efforts on containment of COVID-19 in British Columbia, provincial health officials have implemented the following measures:

  • Gatherings or events larger than 50 people are not permitted in British Columbia until further notice. This includes indoor and outdoor sporting events, conferences, meetings, religious gatherings and other similar events.
  • Everyone should be practising social distancing.
  • All restaurants are ordered to closed and will only provide take-out and delivery options
  • All personal service establishments (hair salons, massage parlours, tattoo shops etc.) are ordered to close
  • Canada will deny entry to travellers who are not Canadian citizens or Permanent Residents. Some exceptions apply.
  • Canada/US border is closed to all non-essential travel.
  • Spokane Ski Bus Shuttle is unavailable for the remainder of the season.
  • Air operators have been formally mandated to prevent any travellers with symptoms to board an aircraft to Canada.
  • Only four Canadian airports are accepting international flights – Vancouver International, Pearson International in Toronto, Calgary and Montreal.
  • Canadians are to avoid all non-essential travel outside Canada, including to the US. Anyone who chooses to travel outside Canada must stay away from work or school for 14 days on their return. Read the Official Global Travel Advisory here(link is external).
  • For updates on reported cases and risk assessment in the province visit the Interior Health website(link is external)

Recent News:

Public Health Information Sources:

Health Canada COVID-19 information line: 1-833-784-4397. Interpretation services are available in multiple languages. Or email: phac.info.aspc@canada.ca

We are doing our best to stay on top of these rapidly evolving events and will continue to update this page as often as possible.

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