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PACnet ’22 COVID Policy

Attendance Requirements

All attendees will be required to show proof of one of the following prior to entering the conference space:

  • Proof they have been fully vaccinated* for at least 2 weeks prior to arrival.; OR
  • Proof of a negative PCR test within 48 hours of arrival; OR
  • Proof of negative antigen test within 24 hours

* “Fully vaccinated” means attendees received their final vaccination dose of either the two-dose regimen of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines or one dose of Johnson & Johnson at least 14 days prior to their arrival.

Options for Providing Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination at PACnet ‘22:

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Record Card (issued by the Department of Health and Human Services Centers for Disease Control & Prevention or WHO Yellow Card1) which includes the name of the person vaccinated, type of vaccine provided, and date doses administered); OR 
  • A photo of a vaccination card as a separate document; OR 
  • A photo of the client's vaccine card stored on a phone or electronic device; OR 
  • Documentation of vaccination from a healthcare provider

What can be used as proof of a negative pre-entry test?

The following are acceptable as proof of a negative COVID-19 test result:

  • A printed document from the test provider or laboratory, OR
  • An electronic test result is displayed on a phone or other device from the test provider or laboratory.
    • The information should include the person's name, type of test performed, and negative test result.

Wear A Mask

If an attendee is not fully vaccinated against COVID-19, a mask is required. Masks and face coverings must adhere to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidance. The CDC advises people who are at higher risk of severe disease from COVID-19 – or those who live with people who are at risk – to take extra precautions, regardless of their own community status.

COVID-19 Symptom and Health Check

Any attendee or guest agrees not to attend PACnet if one or more of the following is true:

You have tested positive or have symptoms within 5 days of the conference. If you test positive within 10 days and do not have symptoms, you can attend but would need to wear a mask for the additional 5 days. 

If exposed and either unvaccinated or not fully vaccinated within 5 days of the conference, you would not be able to attend.  If within 10 days and have no symptoms, you can attend but would need to wear a mask for the additional 5 days. If fully vaccinated and have no symptoms, you can attend but would need to wear a mask for 10 days from exposure.

Symptoms of COVID-19 as identified by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention at https://www.CDC.gov, include:

  • Fever or chills
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • Fatigue • Muscle or body aches
  • Headache
  • New loss of taste or smell
  • Sore throat
  • Congestion or runny nose
  • Nausea or vomiting

You are subject to a mandatory quarantine according to local, state, or federal health authorities.

COVID-19 Warning

Your health and safety are our top priority. We, our logistics and management staff, and our conference hotel have taken enhanced health and safety measures to protect you; however, an inherent risk of exposure to the virus that causes COVID-19 exists in any public place where people gather. Therefore, we cannot guarantee that you will not be exposed at the conference facility and Hotel. You must follow all PACnet policies, including health and safety protocols, and posted instructions while you are at the PACnet ‘22 Conference. Do not access conference areas if you are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms, have been diagnosed with COVID-19 in the past 5 days, or are subject to a mandatory quarantine, according to local, state, or federal health authorities.

By attending PACnet, you voluntarily assume all risks of exposure to COVID-19 or any other contagious disease or illness. You voluntarily waive all such related claims and potential claims against Paciolan, the Hotel, its members, and their respective boards, members, affiliates, officers, employees, attorneys, successors, and all persons acting by, through, under, or in concert with them.

Our policies align with state and local public health orders and the guidance provided by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). We recognize that our understanding of the COVID-19 virus will continue to evolve, and therefore our policies, procedures, and plans will also become and be updated appropriately. All PACnet attendees, including our vendor partners, exhibitors, speakers, and guests, are encouraged to check back for the most up-to-date policies and procedures.

Before your travel, please make sure to review the PACnet Safety Precautions due to COVID-19 and to check for updates, revisions, and changes.

Paciolan, the Hotel, and our partners will fully comply with all local, state, and U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines when PACnet ‘22 is held. They may include proof of vaccination, negative COVID-19 testing, self-attestation, mask and face coverings, social distancing, special precautions for food and beverage service, and any special requirements or mandates for public meetings and room occupancy.

Updated 02/26/2022.