Current health and safety protocols at the Blue Lake Casino Hotel:
Face coverings should have two or more layers
Face coverings should completely cover mouth and nose
No Gaiters, Bandanas, or only Face Shields are allowed due to questionable effectiveness
Acceptable coverings will be made available.
All employees have been issued KN95 masks.
50 percent maximum casino occupancy.
Every other chair at the slot machines has been removed.
Table Games is open with limited hours and limited game availability; protective shields have been set up between dealers and players.
Chips are regularly being sanitized, and frequently touched surfaces are being wiped down every hour, and sanitized every four hours.
Thermal cameras have been installed at all entrances.
Employees and guests are required to wear a mask on the casino floor.
Alice’s Restaurant and Sushi Blue are currently serving in our indoor dining areas. The Wave Lounge is open with limited hours, allowing for indoor beverage service. The Lily Pad Café remains closed.
At the Blue Lake Hotel, housekeepers and inspectors will be wearing personal protective equipment, such a face shield, gown, and gloves when removing linens from rooms before it’s cleaned and sanitized. In addition, sneeze guards have been set up throughout the property and physical distancing stickers will help keep guests apart during check-in and check-out; guests will be asked to only ride in elevators with their parties.
All of the tribe’s employees have been briefed and trained on the new health and safety guidelines, what guest and customer interaction will now look like, and steps that will be taken daily to reduce the risks of COVID-19.
With COVID testing available onsite, employees are being encouraged to get tested weekly.
The tribe is closely watching the number of local cases.