Safe Touring in SF with City Guides

Touring safely is always our priority!

San Francisco City Guides always ensures the safety of its volunteer Guides and walkers. We are following the proper safety precautions during all our tours. Our Guides adhere to all guidance documented in San Francisco Department of Public Health Directive No. 2020-19 for Small Group Gatherings of less than 12 people. We have produced a video outlining our latest safety procedures.

Please familiarize yourself with our procedures. See how we practice safe touring once we’re able to do so again!

COVID 19 Health and Safety Plan for all Tours

  • All tours are limited to 12 people or less. The limit of 12 people includes San Francisco City Guide volunteers. 
  • All persons attending a tour must wear a Face Covering including San Francisco City Guides volunteers. No one will be allowed on a tour without a face covering. 
  • San Francisco City Guides Volunteers and walkers will be required to maintain 6 feet distance between parties. Non-compliance to Public Health Directive No. 2020-19 will result in being asked to leave tour and without refund on paid tours. Persons from the same household will not be required to maintain the 6 feet distance rule. 
  • All tours will be held solely outdoors and scheduled to last 2 hours or less. 
  • Depending on available facilities on route; there may be limited public restrooms availability. 
  • During our tours there will be no sharing of food, drink, reading materials, historical photographs and/or other objects. No exceptions. 
  • In good faith, San Francisco City Guides has predetermined all tour routes adhering to social distancing. Routes may be change due to unforeseeable outdoor conditions. 
  • Before a Walk begins, every Guide is required to ask all participants whether they have had any of the following symptoms within 24 hours prior to the walk.  Any participants who report having any of the symptoms below will not be permitted to participate in the Stroll.
    • Fever or chills
    • Cough
    • Sore throat
    • Shortness of breath or trouble breathing
    • Feeling unusually weak or fatigued
    • New loss of taste or smell
    • Muscle pain
    • Headache
    • Runny or congested nose
    • Diarrhea

San Francisco City Guides volunteers reserve the right to refuse service to anyone person(s) who are not adhering to the above Health and Safety Plan.