CAYUGA COUNTY, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) — The Cayuga County Health Department is working to issue permits to campgrounds with season-long occupancy.

Season-long occupancy are campgrounds with sites that are like a second home for the occupant.

Campgrounds are being issued permits on the following conditions:

  • Only campsites leased by one family group for the entire camping season may be occupied.
  • Only self-contained recreational vehicles with on-site bathroom facilities, potable water, and a sewer connection or an operator-run sewage scavenger service may be occupied.
  • All common areas must remain closed including bathhouses, laundry facilities, community rooms, pools, dining areas, campfire pits, etc.
  • All campers must be provided with County Health Department COVID-19 educational materials at check-in.
  • All campers from outside of the local area are encouraged to self-quarantine for 14 days upon arrival and non-essential travel during that time is discouraged. The campers must be advised that if they come down with symptoms during this time such as a dry cough, fever, and difficulty breathing, they should contact their primary care physician.
  • Campers must maintain a safe social distance of at least 6 feet from others and shall not congregate at another camper’s campsite.
  • Only registered campers are allowed into the campground. No outside visitors are allowed into the campground.

Contact specific campgrounds or the Cayuga County Health Department for more information.