U.S. Capitol Closed Through April 30

In consultation with the Office of Attending Physician, the House and Senate Sergeants at Arms are extending access limitations throughout the Capitol Complex until 8 a.m. on Friday, May 1, 2020. These temporary limitations are extended given the ongoing COVID-19 coronavirus concerns

The temporary limitations are as follows:
 
Capitol Visitor Center
 
The Capitol Visitor Center will be closed to all tours, including Member and staff-led tours.
 
Capitol
 
The Capitol will remain open to Members, Congressional staff, and credentialed press. Official business visitors to the Senate wing of the Capitol must be met by Senate staff at the North Door Appointment Desk and escorted to their destination. Visitors must be escorted by staff at all times. Staff may escort a maximum of nine visitors at a time, for a total size of 10. Staff and visitors should practice meaningful social distancing while part of the group.
 
The Capitol will be closed to all tours, including Member and staff-led tours.
 
House and Senate Office Buildings
 
The House and Senate office buildings will remain open to Members, Congressional staff, and credentialed press. Official business visitors to the Senate must be met by Senate staff at an entrance and escorted to their destination. Visitors must be escorted by staff at all times. Staff may escort a maximum of nine visitors at a time, for a total size of 10. Staff and visitors should practice meaningful social distancing while part of the group.