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COVID-19 Policies

Touch-a-Truck NRV

August 14, 2021 | Uptown Christiansburg



The Touch-a-Truck Planning Committee is actively working with the local health department and committed to providing a safe and fun event for our community. These policies and procedures may be updated as COVID guidelines and restrictions may change.


Attendee Requirements

  • No one with a fever or symptoms of COVID-19, a positive test for the virus that causes COVID-19 in the prior ten days, or known exposure to a COVID-19 case in their prior 14 days, is permitted in the event.


  • Masks will be required of all unvaccinated adults and children over the age of 5 when within 6 feet of any event attendees not a part of their immediate household. Attendees are encouraged to take frequent breaks away from others to take off their masks and refresh due to the heat of the summer

  • Unvaccinated vendors and volunteers will be required to wear masks when interacting with or within 6 feet of attendees. Vendors and volunteers are encouraged to take frequent breaks away from attendees to take off their masks and refresh due to the heat of the summer

Distancing Guidelines

  • All vendors will be spaced with at least 20 feet between them.

  • Unvaccinated attendees will be asked to maintain a distance of 6 feet between themselves and non-household members.

Vendor and Vehicle Activity Rules

  • If a vendor provides an interactive activity, the vendor must ensure that all COVID safety and cleaning protocols will be followed.

  • Vendors with vehicles

    • Children may climb into the vehicle and interact with it if they are masked and use hand sanitizer prior to entering and exploring the vehicle. Vehicles will be disinfected periodically throughout the day.

    • Vendors may choose to not allow children attending the event to physically interact with their vehicles.

  • Vendors will be asked to assist in ensuring all attendees are compliant with the event policies and procedures.

Handwashing and Hand Sanitizer

  • Handwashing and Hand Sanitizer stations will be placed throughout the event area. These areas will be marked on the electronic map attendees have access to.

Entrance and Exit Procedures

  • The event will have one entrance and one exit to allow for one way flow of attendees.

  • The exhibit path will be specific with a goal to maintain direct flow of attendees from entrance to exit.


Day of Event Communication

  • ·Signage will be placed at the entrance to the event with the COVID-19 policies and procedures.


In addition to the above policies, we will be implementing an attendance cap during the event. The attendance capacity will be limited to a total of 2,500 attendees in the event area at any given point in time. The count will be maintained by the electronic record of ticket check-ins and then a physical count of people leaving the event through the exit.

COVID-19 Assumption of Risk

Any person entering the premises associated with this event waives all civil liability against the premises owner or event operator for any injuries caused by the inherent risk associated with contracting COVID-19 at public gatherings, except for gross negligence, willful and wanton misconduct, reckless infliction of harm or intentional infliction of harm, by the individual or entity of the premises.

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