COVID-19 Prevention and Containment

Updated March 18, 2020 @ 1:30 p.m.

Your health & safety is of the utmost concern to the Antlers. Following is important information about COVID-19 in our community and links to important sources of information.

What to Know About Changes to Vail’s Offerings to Visitors

Vail Mountain will be closed for the remainder of the ski season.

Restaurants are closed to dining in, but many are offering To Go services. Here’s a list of local businesses that are open.

Vail has canceled events that would bring 50 or more people together.

Our local hospital, Vail Health, is urging that we all take social distancing seriously.

However, outdoor recreation is still a great activity to do, with social distancing in place.  Snowshoeingsledding, hiking, biking will all get you out into nature and lift spirits.

What to Know About Changes to Antlers Operations

Effective as of March 15, 2019 and until further notice:

  • Front desk hours will be 7 a.m. until 8 p.m.
  • Daily housekeeping service has been suspended. Fresh towels and other items are readily available by calling the front desk.
  • The on-site gym and sauna will be closed.
  • Shuttle service will be available on a very limited basis by request. Please call in advance for availability.
  • Saturday breakfast has been suspended.

Update to Antlers at Vail Cancellation Policies

Any guest wishing to postpone their lodging currently booked for the 2019-2020 ski season may do so. A credit for the total value of prepaid lodging deposits will be held under the guest’s name. The guest may use this credit toward a future stay at the Antlers at Vail valid anytime prior to the end of the 2020-2021 ski season. You may call reservations at 888.268.5377 to cancel or for the quickest response complete this short form.

What the Antlers at Vail is Doing to Contain COVID-19

Any employee who starts to feel sick or who has a fever is required to stay home.

Hand sanitizing gel is provided in common areas throughout the property for frequent guest and employee use.

As we have advised employees, we would also ask guests to please be sure to take good care of yourselves: get plenty of rest, drink lots of water, follow the advice of experts to wash your hands frequently with soap & water for 20+ seconds every time you wash.

Additional Antlers Housekeeping Sanitation Procedures

In addition to our usual meticulous cleaning standards, the following additional sanitation processes have been implemented.

In common areas, our Antlers at Vail housekeeping team is taking extra precautions to disinfect a minimum of three times daily frequently touched surfaces such as: door handles, key cards, elevator buttons, coffee machines, credit card machines, etc.

In condominium units, in addition to regular cleaning, daily cleaning includes disinfecting of frequently touched surfaces such as: door handles, appliance controls, faucets, thermostats, remote controls, and light switches. Antlers at Vail housekeeping staff wear disposable gloves for cleaning/disinfecting, and the gloves are changed between rooms.

What the State of Colorado is Doing to Contain COVID-19

The morning of March 10, Governor Polis declared a state of emergency for Colorado. While this may sound scary, it is actually really good news for our community and visitors. It proactively gives the state the ability to access funds and to put important prevention and containment measures into place. The state of Colorado has implemented emergency measures to contain the spread of the virus.

On March 15 the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment issued a recommendation that all visitors and residents of Eagle, Summit, Pitkin, and Gunnison counties minimize social contact.

For up to date information on cases of COVID-19 in Colorado please visit the Colorado Department of Public Health and EnvironmentThe CDC is also updating cases nationwide daily.

What to Do if You Think You Have Symptoms

If you or a dependent exhibit symptoms of COVID-19: fever, cough and shortness of breath please call your primary care physician first. If you do not have a primary care physician, please call any primary care office or Urgent Care facility for further instructions.

As always, thank you for being a part of the Antlers Family and feel free to reach out directly with any questions, comments or suggestions!

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