COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Information
Following are information and updates on COVID-19 (Coronavirus), specifically as it relates to the La Crosse Center.
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Since the early onset of the pandemic the La Crosse Center has worked closely with the La Crosse Health Department, CDC, and Global Biorisk Advisory Council (GBAC) to ensure that our venues remained operational at the highest possible level at all times. The management team of the La Crosse Center takes our role as caretakers of a place our guests come to, seriously. We aim to be responsible employers by providing a safe environment for all.
Effective June 1, 2021, the La Crosse Center will operate at one hundred percent capacity with no restictions.
GBAC STAR™ Facility Accreditation
La Crosse Center has achieved Global Biorisk Advisory Council® (GBAC) STAR™ accreditation, the gold standard for prepared facilities. Under the guidance of GBAC, a Division of ISSA, the worldwide cleaning industry association, La Crosse Center will implement the most stringent protocols for cleaning, disinfection, and infectious disease prevention in its facility.
As the cleaning industry’s only outbreak prevention, response, and recovery accreditation, GBAC STAR™ helps organizations establish protocols and procedures, offers expert-led training, and assesses a facility’s readiness for biorisk situations. The program will verify that the La Crosse Center implements best practices to prepare for, respond to, and recover from outbreaks and pandemics.
To achieve GBAC STAR™ accreditation, The La Crosse Center will demonstrate compliance with the program’s 20 core elements, which range from standard operating procedures and risk assessment strategies to personal protective equipment and emergency preparedness and response measures.
Wisconsin Department of Health Services: https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/covid-19/index.htm
City of La Crosse’s COVID-19 community resources: https://www.cityoflacrosse.org/your-government/departments/covid-19-community-coordination-plan
La Crosse County: https://lacrossecounty.org/covid19
LA CROSSE BY THE NUMBERS
- 5,100 Hotel rooms in La Crosse
- 1,600 Hotel rooms within walking distance of the center
- 50 Downtown restaurants within walking distance
- 15 MINUTES to the La Crosse Airport and 7 MINUTES to Amtrak