RVs In The News Digest

A snapshot of news stories across the country during the time of COVID-19.  Share your story with info@rvda.org



Growing Popularity Of RVs
CW39
The COVID-19 pandemic has sent RV sales and rentals skyrocketing. According to a Kampgrounds of America study, 34% of US and Canada-based ...


Plan the trip of a lifetime: The eight best RV road trips along the East Coast

Travel Daily News International
Whether you long to visit Maine or head south to Georgia, keep reading our ultimate RV trip planner to learn about eight treasures worth a road trip.


Oregon Couple Displaced by Wildfires Living in Donated RV
KPTV FOX-12 Oregon
Strangers lent their RV to an Oregon couple displaced by wildfires.


Jellystone Park Reservations Up 11 percent
GlobeNewswire
Reservations at the Yogi Bear’s Yellowstone Park Camp-Resorts that were open at least one year were up 11 percent when compared with 2019...


RVs Great for Cheap to Glamping Road Trips
USA Today
More than half of the Americans surveyed by TripAdvisory.com said they are planning a road trip this fall with RVing definitely in the mix as the way to travel.  


RVs, campers and trailers that are great for pandemic road trips — from cheap to glamp-worthy
USA TODAY
And hitting the open road with an RV or camping trailer is growing in popularity. To help determine which trailers and RVs are ..


RV tailgating at LSU Limited by RV Rental Shortage & Covid-19 Restrictions
BR Proud News
RV tailgating for Louisiana State University (LSU) home football games will be limited this season due to Covid-19 restrictions and a shortage of rental units due to people in southwest Louisiana with hurricane-damaged homes using RVs for temporary housing.  LSU’s first home game in Baton Rouge will be Sept. 26 versus Mississippi State.  


Millennial Ditches NYC for an RV
New York Post
New York City office worker trades an East Village apartment for a traveling the country in an RV. 


COVID-19 Shook the Travel Industry, RV Sales to Record Highs
WCVB Boston
Looking to get out of town, but not ready to travel by plane yet …


Michiganders expected to hit the road for Labor Day weekend
The Macomb Daily
With the manufacturers of RVs in Indiana being back in business, General RV has been sending trucks to the state daily for new vehicles. Meanwhile, ...


Traveling like a rock star

Travel Weekly
One of the few travel winners from the Covid-19 pandemic has been the RV industry, at least for the short term. And as upscale and budget travelers ...


St. Louis RV Business “From Completely Dead to Crazy Busy”
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
St. Louis County – Kacey Marner calls her family recreational vehicle her part-time job …


Wheel Base: COVID-19 driving more business to Owensboro RV
San Francisco Chronicle
(AP) — In less than 10 years, Owensboro RV has grown from selling pre-owned campers out of a small cubicle to a sprawling complex.


Local couple to start trip of a lifetime after selling home and buying RV
KOCO Oklahoma City
After selling their home, a local couple is about to hit the road in an RV for a trip of a lifetime. It's a popular trend as more people are working remotely


RV Sales Record Best July Data in 40 Years, Outlook Looks Rosy
Nasdaq
While the COVID-19 pandemic has rattled much of the travel industry, it has indeed turned out to be a boon for the recreational vehicle (RV) market.


Interest in recreational vehicles soars for Labor Day weekend amid COVID-19
KTLA
The majority of RV manufacturers in Indiana restarted production in May. Manufacturers in Indiana account for approximately 80% of US RV ...



COVID-19 Driving More Business to Owensboro RV
Owensboro (KY) Messenger-Inquirer
Because of the need to social distance, Owensboro RV General Manager Adam Overall said the people who would typically go to resorts or fly cross country are buying RVs because they “are still wanting to have fun and have family experiences.”



RV lifestyle — the way to roll
Salisbury Post
RV
 sales have increased dramatically because of the pandemic, with sales up 11 percent in June, the highest monthly total since October 2018, ...

'I have never seen anything like it, it's crazy:' RV Sales soar during pandemic
News3LV
"With COVID coming around and not being able to travel a lot, or get out, she decided to get an RV and make our own vacation somewhere," Todd ..


Pandemic doesn't stop Lighthizers from pursuing their dream business
Cut Bank Pioneer Press
Cut Bank's John and Shelly Lighthizer purchased the Riverview RV Park, renamed it Sunset RV Park and then set about remodeling, updating and ...


Paris Hilton seen vacationing in Northern Michigan, posts pics 'lake living with her love'
mlive.com
“Harbortown RV Resort occasionally has famous guests,” the post reads. “We always wait until they depart to share. Last night Justin Bieber stayed one ...


RV life booms during the pandemic

CBS News
"Well, you take your home with you!" said RV enthusiast Chris Chambers. One way of dealing with COVID-19 is to buy a recreational vehicle – an RV. "


Camping offers a chance to enjoy great outdoors
masslive.com
Interest in RV camping among both campers and non-campers can be attributed to concerns of cleanliness at other accommodations like hotels or ...


Surge in RV sales presents opportunities for propane

LP Gas magazine
It's a major reason why recreational vehicles (RVs) are flying off the lots, according to dealers and businesses like U-Haul that serve RV customers.


Camper sales soar as people look for a safer way to travel
AARP
If bare-bones, backwoods tent camping isn’t your idea of fun, RVs provide a variety of price points for summer getaways.


Skateboard legend Tony Hawk took to the road this summer with his whole family in an RV
WGN-TV
Skateboard legend Tony Hawk took to the road this summer with his whole family in an RV.


Cooped Up Consumers Fueled Pent-up Demand for RVs
Forbes
The RV market went from “literally nothing” to an unprecedented surge in demand once cooped-up consumers were allowed to resume more normal activities, RV Industry Association Chairman of the Board Gary Enyart told Forbes.


'A welcomed surprise'
Santa Barbara News-Press
Mr. Bernard oversees operations at Flying Flags RV Resort & Campground in ... “People look at RVs as being sort of a safer way of traveling where ...


In Lehigh Valley and across US, fears of coronavirus drive buying spree of recreational vehicles
Morning Call
The RV industry usually pumps $2.8 billion into Pennsylvania's economy, including $1.4 billion from RV manufacturers and suppliers, $646.9 million ...


RV sales rolling up record numbers during pandemic
KEYT
It's been quite a year for Central Coast RV dealerships. The local businesses are racking up record number of sales over the past three months.


Pandemic pushes travelers to take the road in RVs
CNBC
Dealers and RV manufacturers, such as Thor Industries, Winnebago and Forest River, have reported spikes in demand during the spring and summer ...


CR's guide to RV's
Yahoo News
CR's guide to RV's ... are forcing many to rethink the traditional air travel and hotel stays of past summers, and look into RVs as a safer alternative.


Christina Aguilera Goes Glamping, Hits the Road in Airstream RV
autoevolution
RV rentals have gone through the roof, and analysts predict the upward trend will continue. For the lucky one-percenters, renting is hardly ever an option ...


RV owners say they just want to escape the coronavirus
WOAI
The RV and camping industry is seeing a lot of new faces right now. It is not something you would expect with temperatures so hot lately, but it seems ...


Online Guide for New RVers Released by RVillage
PRNewswire
MINNEAPOLIS, July 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- RVillage.com, the rapidly growing social network exclusively for recreational vehicle enthusiasts ...


Demand for RVs Remains Strong in Pennsylvania
pennlive.com
Astronomical, bonkers or simply brisk are among the adjectives dealers in Pennsylvania are using to describe consumer demand for RVs in their parts of the Keystone State.

It feels like a million years ago when – in mid-March -- Gov. Tom Wolf prohibited customers from entering RV dealership showrooms to prevent the spread of the Coronavirus which causes COVID-19. But Wolf allowed car, truck and RV dealers access to online notary services on April 20, which allowed them to complete sales to retail buyers.  Since then, business has been booming.


The Summer of RVs: What you need to know
WISHTV.com
What makes an RV trip so appealing? Safety. First and foremost right now. Most Americans like the freedom and flexibility that RVing affords them for ...


RV Parts Maker LCI Jumps on Unexpectedly Strong Quarterly Sales
Investing.com
The maker of recreational vehicle equipment said preliminary second quarter sales should be between $515 million and $530 million, ahead of the ...


RV sales up in Bozeman due to COVID-19
KULR-TV
COVID is changing the way RVs are being sold. “It's kind of like the old way we used to do business,” Jon Platt the general manager of Big Sky RV said,  ...


RV Sales and Rentals Have Skyrocketed Here's Why
phl17.com
Dealerships are reporting a Big Rise in Sales and Rentals of RV's or Recreation Vehicles. The General Manager of Dylans RV Center joins us ...


General RV’s Mount Clemens Lot Nearly Sold-out
WDIV Clickonitdetroit.com
The surge in demand for RVs -- for purchase and for rent -- has nearly depleted the inventory at the General RV dealership in Mount Clemens, MI, north of Detroit.  John Demick, General RV’s corporate rental director, said families want to go camping after being cooped up at home for weeks due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Demick said only about 40 RVs are available General RV’s Mount Clemens location, down from the usual 400 at this time of year.


Georgia RV Firms See “Tsunami” of Customers
11alive.com
RV rental firms around Atlanta and other parts of Georgia have seen a 90 percent increase in the number of first-time renters.


Dealers seeing increase in RV sales as a result of pandemic
WSBT-TV
RV dealerships are seeing record numbers again this month. They say coronavirus news doesn't have to be bad. They say this summer is the best ...


RV and boat sales booming during COVID-19 pandemic, business owners say
CTV Toronto - CTV News
Businesses that sell boats and RVs in Ontario say they are experiencing a boom following months of lockdown in the province ...


RV sales spike in New Hampshire as more seek socially distant travel options
New Hampshire Business Review
When recreational vehicle manufacturers closed plants in March and April because of coronavirus, it appeared the industry was headed for one of its ...


Woody Austin to travel PGA TOUR Champions in new RV

pgatour.com
The Kansas resident and his wife, Shannon, have responded to the pandemic by buying an RV they plan to use almost exclusively for the rest of the ...


As Vacation Options Dwindle, RV And Boat Sales Up
NBC Connecticut
With more people looking for safe activities that allow for social distancing, RV dealers and boat salesmen are reporting an uptick in sales.


Pandemic spurring rise in RV sales
The Herald
MUNSTER — Dealerships in northern Indiana that sell recreational vehicles are seeing a surge in demand for RVs as people eye summer road trips ...


Savvy Senior: RV travel tips in the summer of COVID-19

Richmond.com
ANSWER: Recreational vehicle, or RV, travel has become a popular option among U.S. retirees over the past few decades and is probably one of the ...


RV sales booming amidst coronavirus pandemic

Toledo Blade
Sales of RVs and motor homes are trending up nationally, and dealers in northwest Ohio are seeing similar results. The coronavirus pandemic forced ...


RV sales soaring amid coronavirus lockdowns
NBC2 News
Many RV dealerships across the country are reporting record-setting sales. At Carolina Coach and Marine in Claremont, North Carolina, inventory is ...


RV sales soar amid the Coronavirus
wnky.com
According to the RV Industry Association, 46 million Americans say they plan to take an RV trip in the next year. Some, like Pam Katz and her family are ...


Some are turning to RVs for vacation, travel plans during pandemic
SouthCoastToday.com
David Rousseau opens the door to a GeoPro trailer for sale at Rousseau's RV Center on Bedford Street in Lakeville. [ PETER PEREIRA/THE ...


Van City RV sees huge increase in purchases due to COVID-19
KPAX-TV
KALISPELL — A Flathead Valley RV company tells MTN News that its sales have tripled this summer due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemi


'We can't keep up': Local RV sales rise as more St. Louisans hit the road
St. Louis Business Journal
As waves of new RV owners roll across the nation, St. Louis RV dealers are racing to meet demand. The desire for a vacation, coupled with fear of ...


The Rapid Rise of the Recreational Vehicle
New York Magazine
RV bloggers Alyssa and Heath Padgett favor the Class C Winnebago View. “It's shorter (around 25 feet), which means you can drive and park it almost ...


Summer of the RV? Region residents buying, inquiring about 'COVID campers'
nwitimes.com
Munster resident Kimberly Monts O'Banion bought an RV last summer and is thankful she did after the coronavirus pandemic has raised concerns ...


Dealers working hard as pandemic drives demand for RV sales, inventory
WDBJ7
The American Family RV lot in Salem contains a quarter of the RVs they'd normally have. “We have people coming from all different states,” Thomas said ...


Vacationing by RV this summer? Here's what you need to know
National Geographic Traveler Magazine (blog)
The pandemic has fueled interest in recreational vehicles—RVs, campervans, and travel trailers. As a result, motor home sales and rentals have ...


Planning an RV trip? Here's what you need to know before you go.
Washington Post
RVs look like the perfect vehicle for the pandemic — you can go on vacation and still socially distance. Which may explain why RV dealers across the ...


Wyoming RV sales go full speed as COVID-weary public looks for safe recreation
Oil City News
A new Rockwood pop-up RV is seen through an RV window at Sonny's RVs in Evansville. (Dan Cepeda, Oil City). CASPER, Wyo. – With fewer leisure ...


Southern Illinois RV dealers see increase in sales
KFVS
People have turned to recreational vehicles to maintain social distancing and safety. Shad Zimbro is the Co-owner of Black Diamond RV in Marion. He ...


RV sales on the rise as motor homes seen as safe alternative to air travel during pandemic
MyStateline.com
Green says he's thinking about buying an recreational vehicle to visit state and national parks. “Ever since I got out into the work world, I haven't really ...


RV Sales Soaring Amid Pandemic
Spectrum News 1
What You Need To Know. Families still want to social distance, but are craving weekend getaways; Some are buying RVs to self-isolate from family ...


More People are Planning on Camping in an RV
Talk Radio 1210 WPHT (blog)
Have you ever been camping in an RV? A ton of listeners called Jenn & Bill this morning to talk about their experiences with RV camping!


MN broadcaster wins top-of-the-line RV, contract from CNBC star
Bring Me The News
MN broadcaster wins top-of-the-line RV, contract from CNBC star. Sheletta Brundidge and her family are going on the road as celebrity endorsers.


RV Sales Boom As People Drive to Vacation Destinations
ccxmedia.org
The COVID-19 pandemic has been catastrophic for many businesses, but not for the RV industry. Local and national sales are booming.


RV sales surge as travelers seek to avoid crowds
Yahoo News
Americans eager to hit the road during the pandemic are fueling a boom in RV sales and travel. Sales of recreational vehicles are surging, along with ...


RV sales soar as families hit the road
Siouxland News
"It is just a good way for the family to get out and have some enjoyment out of the house," said Matt Fedder owner of Fedders Marine and RV ...


RV sales and rentals skyrocket in San Diego
CBS News 8
SAN DIEGO — Drivable destinations are the new summer vacation this year during the coronavirus pandemic. RV sales and rentals have spiked ...


'Off the rails': RV sales booming as Bay Area residents hit the road to escape COVID-19 woes

KGO-TV
This week, we add vacations to the list. "Got a bathroom here, a sink, the toilet," said Frederic Neema, as he toured his new, $100,000 motorized RV ...


Worst to best: Sales rebound for West Slope RV dealer
Business Times of Western Colorado
Phil Castle, The Business Times. If Ken Bunge and Paul Roach were to plot sales at Humphrey RV for April and May, they say the graph would look a ...


RV Sales Increase as Families Look for Vacation Alternatives
Spectrum News
CONCORD, N.C. – As the coronavirus pandemic has hurt many businesses, recreational vehicle sales have skyrocketed as families search for ...


Texans Wanting to Vacation During COVID-19 Pandemic Turn to RVs
Spectrum News
What You Need To Know. More people in the market for RVs; Coronavirus canceled many summer plans; One RV shop is seeing a lot ...


RV sales spike amid travels worries brought by COVID-19
WPVI-TV
If a recreational vehicle might be in your future, here's what to consider: RVs fall into two categories: you either drive the vehicle or tow it. Then consider


RV dealers see sales increase during pandemic
41 NBC News
Listen to the content of this post: BYRON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) — As Americans search for ways to stay busy during the pandemic, RV dealers ...


RV sales on the rise for summer during a pandemic

CIProud.com
Many consumers are now turning to RVs so they can safely hit the open road. At Niel's RV in Los Angeles, sales are skyrocketing at a rate rarely seen ...


Inside A Black Family’s Cross-Country RV Trip
Essence
Journalist Janine Rubenstein took her family on a road trip from New Jersey to California. Here’s what they learned about motor homes, the country and life, along the way…


When Work From Home Means Working From an RV
Wall Street Journal
“One new trend we are seeing is an evolution from 'work at home' to 'work from anywhere,' as RV buyers use their new RVs as their office wherever they ...


The coronavirus has reinvented what people want when they travel — and it's bringing 2 classic ...
Business Insider
Traveling by RV is inherently socially distanced because travelers are in self-contained units and can control their surroundings, the chairman of the ...


Glamping Bieber Style: Justin and Hailey's luxurious $1million RV boasts heated floors, an indoor ...
Daily Mail
The singer, 26, and his wife, 23, spared no expense for their romantic excursion as they arrived in an extravagant recreational vehicle (RV) that features ...


Denver RV Rental Firms Booked Solid
Denver area RV rental firms and campgrounds are booked solid as Coloradans look to spend time outdoors as Covid-19 related “stay at home” orders are lifted.


How to Rent an RV: A Beginner's Guide
Conde Nast Traveler
The possibility of renting an RV this summer trip was never in Teena Garbus's plans. But the mother of two from Tampa, Florida, says that, after ...


RVs make travelers feel right at home
Seymour Tribune
As long as I can remember, we were campers and we always had a recreational vehicle, increasing in size and comfort with time. The Indiana State ...


RV sales spike during pandemic, vacationers looking for safer travel options
WEAR
Northwest Florida RV dealerships are seeing spike sales during the Pandemic. General Manager at Carpenter's Campers says people are looking for...


Camping and RV stocks are 'back in a big way,' Jim Cramer says
CNBC
“Camping ... is the perfect Covid vacation” and “you can still practice social distancing, especially if you've got an RV,” the “Mad Money” host said.


RV Sales Jump As Americans Plan Socially Distant Summer Road Trips
Here And Now
Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson speaks with Lori Rackl (@lorirackl), a former travel editor for The Chicago Tribune who has written about the RV


Local RV store sees jump in first-time buyers
KX NEWS
An RV store in Minot says it's seen a pretty big jump in first-time buyers, making up roughly 35 percent of sales for May. Although the virus has caused ...


RV sales boom in Montana as customers look ahead to socially distant summer
Billings Gazette
Local recreational vehicle and camper sales skyrocketed in May. Pierce RV was on track for their best May ever, and they weathered April and March ...


Planning An RV Trip? How You Can Stay Safe And Help The Environment
Forbes
Recreational Vehicle (RV) travel is one of the safest ways to enjoy the great outdoors while still protecting yourself and your family from COVID-19


Surge in Sales for Longview RV Superstores in Windsor Locks, CT
Fox 61
Dealers like Longview RV superstores in Windsor Locks say like many businesses, they worried about how the pandemic would affect sales. But as states begin to lift restrictions, the manager there says they have seen an 80 percent surge in business compared to this time last year.


Is This The Summer Of The RV?
WGLT News
After the pandemic throttled business this spring, things are starting to pick up at Fourwinds RV, 3104 N. Main St. in East Peoria. “We had a couple in ...


RV travel soars for summer trips as air travel stalls
SFGate
Summer travel via recreational vehicle, or RV, could hit record levels this year. Hitting the road in a self-contained cocoon, which travelers can sanitize ...


Popularity of RVs Surges amid Coronavirus Pandemic
Today Show
With families looking for safe ways to enjoy summer getaways and many hotels still closed,  the popularity of RVs is surging. NBC tech correspondent Jacob Ward explores the trend for TODAY’s ongoing series The New Normal.

    
RV sales are booming during pandemic
KCRA Sacramento
"The traffic that we were seeing, the number of people coming in the door, was like an RV show," said Tim Wegge, who owns Burlington RV Superstore ...


Thor Operating at 80 Percent Capacity
Thor Industries Inc. CEO Bob Martin says the company’s assembly plants are operating at “about 80 percent of normal capacity.” After halting all North American production March 24 due to Covid-19 pandemic, Martin said half of Thor’s factories in the Midwest, Idaho and Oregon reopened during the first week of May and the other half resumed production during the second week of May. To read the full article, click here.


Need to change your vacation plans? Camping and RV popularity is on the rise

WKBW-TV
Summer 2020 will include less traveling, and more social distancing. Health experts and outdoor enthusiasts alike agree that camping and RVs are a...


Winnebago Industries CEO: RVing and boating becoming increasingly popular
CNBC
Winnebago Industries CEO Michael Happe joins ‘Power Lunch’ to discuss the demand for RVs and what the surge could do to the RV industry.


Scared Americans Desperate to Travel Are Buying Up ‘Covid Campers’
Bloomberg
Recreational vehicle dealers report a tide of customers desperate to get away, but wary of cities, crowds and the coronavirus.


Travel in the 'new normal': RVs, camping, one-tank trips will become popular, expert says
WTOP
He expects demand for recreational vehicles, whether to buy or rent, to go through the roof. “Families will want to travel together, and an RV gives them .


RV sales and rentals are skyrocketing during pandemic
The Boston Globe
RV Share chief executive officer Jon Gray attributed this difference to the fact that many New England states have been slower to reopen their parks ...


Coronavirus drives up RV rentals, sales
Fox Business
The trend toward RV travel to avoid public transit and air travel doesn't seem to be fleeting. One in four Americans intend to take a trip in a recreational ...



RV Vacations: The Safest Way to Travel This Summer (subscription required)
Wall Street Journal
RV Vacations: The Safest Way to Travel This Summer. Planes are grounded. Hotels shut. After a spring spent cooped-up, many Americans are renting ...


RV dealerships see rise in sales, loss of inventory

The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel
Another RV dealership in Grand Junction, Bob Scott RVs, was also able to maintain its staffing throughout the month-long shutdown.


Local RV dealer optimistic about summer sales
Madison, WI TV
"I think this is going to be a good year. I think this is a new way of life, a new way of travel that a lot of people haven't thought of," said Christy Eagan, owner of Wisconsin RV World. Click here to read the full story.

Get Ready for the Summer of the RV
TravelPulse
Welcome to what could be the year of the Recreational Vehicle, more ... Though the outlook for RV sales entering the year was grim—504,000 RVs ...


RV summer travel expected to rise ahead of summer road trips
KXXV News Channel 25
The Texas Recreational Vehicle Association anticipates a summer spike in RV travel too. It's an estimated $4 billion a year industry but with interest rates ...



Driving through the Night
Family RV Group is steering its dealership business through industry changes—and now, a pandemic. Click here to read the full story.


All Seasons RV Loans Trailer for Community Health Center Doctors

All Seasons RV Center, Yuba City, CA, recently loaned a Jayco White Hawk for use by the staff of Ampha Health, a non-profit, community-based Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) providing Covid-19 testing for the homeless and other needy individuals in Northern California.



The doctor took off his wedding ring to reduce risk of contracting coronavirus. Then he slept in an RV

Lemmon put a call out on social media for an empty house, apartment or in-laws quarters that Lemmon might borrow should he need it. Within minutes, dear friends had answered. The next day, those friends were parking their cream, tan and chocolate RV off to the side of the Lemmons' home.


Dometic Donates Mask Straps to Local Healthcare Workers
Clayton Meyers, an Engineer at Dometic’s Elkhart Verdant office has been able to produce about 300 mask straps so far. A portion of the masks have gone to a local school system as they have been providing free lunches to students. The rest of the masks are intended for local hospitals and nursing homes.


Motorcycle, RV and boat dealers refuse to give in to COVID-19 pandemic
The Florida Times-Union
“It has impacted the RV Industry,” said Ron Whittington, a spokesman for the Florida RV Trade Association's Northeast Florida Region 6. “RVs are ...

The Kirby Auto Group assists with fleet of RVs for the local Health Community
Mike Arrambide - General Manager of Kirby’s Barber RV allocated a mix of travel trailers and class Cs from his inventory suited to the task to accommodate the Hospitals


  

COVID-19 pandemic impacts Minnesota tourism; what it means for resorts and campgrounds

Public campgrounds around the state of Minnesota are closed right now, but many private campgrounds are getting ready, set to open for the season on May 1.



RV Country Supports Fresno area frontline health care workers at Kaweah Delta Medical Center COVID-19 testing site
RV Country has donated the use of a 37-foot-long, fully outfitted "Thor Challenger" motorhome as a place to rest and meet for nurses, doctors and assistants. Located outside the testing area, the RV comfortably seats six and has the capacity to serve as a command center in an emergency. Dru Quesnoy, director of marketing for Kaweah Delta Health Care District said, “RV Country reached out to us and we’re excited and appreciative for their support during these challenging times.”

“We have been serving the Fresno area for 59 years, and we’re proud to support the needs of our health care community and their patients during this unique crisis,” said RV Country President Curt Curtis. “We will all work together to overcome this, and we will all emerge stronger.”


Facebook group matches RVs that are sitting idle with health care workers who need a place to ...

KMOV.com

Mark Quale, an emergency physician, is able to isolate himself from his family thanks to Facebook group RVs for MDs. Credit: LaRayne Quale


RVs, which symbolize the open road, are now helping people stay put

Albany Times Union

RV dealers across the nation are getting calls from governments, utilities and even individuals who need the mobile housing units to sequester people



Albuquerque RV business assembles care packages for people in need

KOB

“I try to get some type of meat product, canned goods, water, toilet paper,” said Rosella Erin Chisolm, part owner of Chisolm Trail RV. “If we don't have ...

People are lending their RVs to Doctors during the COVID-19 crisis

WZZM13.com

Emily started asking if someone could lend them an RV or camper so Dr. Phillips could isolate -- that's when her friend Holly Haggard offered to help.

Donated RVs available to help health-care workers isolate from families

The Province

Donated RVs available to help health-care workers isolate from families. Western RV President Bruce Urban in ...



Your RV could help families of health care workers on the front lines against coronavirus

USA TODAY

An appeal on her Facebook page a week ago quickly turned up two local offers of RVs. By the time they brought ne home, Craig Reese Brockman, a...


Heartland RV pitches in

The Elkhart Truth

ELKHART — In an effort to support local health care workers during the COVID-19 pandemic, towable RV manufacturer Heartland Recreational...

Duncan man asks community to donate RVs to essential workers in need of quarantine

Goldstream News Gazette

Ryan Oakley said he and his family were just getting ready to put a new RV they bought into storage when he saw a story online about first responders...


   
 

Help on wheels: Medical Center of Aurora creates RV triage center

Yahoo News

Help on wheels: Medical Center of Aurora creates RV triage center. KMGH - Denver Scripps • March 27, 2020. Content is currently unavailable.

Tourism is tanking. So RV and camper companies found business fighting COVID-19

Los Angeles Times

As the coronavirus outbreak spreads, recreational-vehicle companies — those that rent or sell RVs, camper vans and motor coaches — are adapting...

 


Sheltering when your home is a camper van

Curbed

Now, both savvy van lifers and traditional RV snowbirds are facing the realities of life ... Most camper vans and RVs don't have much storage for food.


RV Industry Leader THOR Industries Supporting The Front Lines In Fight Against COVID-19

KPCnews.com

ELKHART, Ind., March 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- As communities across the country continue to grapple with the growing pandemic, many of the RV...




Coronavirus In Colorado: Man Who Organized RV Donation In California Wildfires Aftermath Helps ...

CBS Denver

“Since then we've donated 80 RVs to families who lost their homes in that wildfire,” said Woody. Now he wants to connect healthcare workers to...