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Legislative Day 2021 Health and Safety Preparedness Plan

Creating a safe and healthy Legislative Day 2021 experience is our top priority.

ABC’s goal is to ensure all individuals on site—attendees, speakers, staff and venue personnel—remain healthy, safe and comfortable throughout the event.

We are monitoring area COVID-19 status and working in partnership with the team at the Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort & Spa and local authorities. Please visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for recommendations on how to protect yourself against COVID-19 and review the current health and safety protocols in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida.

ABC is committed to the health and safety of all attendees. Legislative Day 2021 attendees agree to abide by and engage in certain safe and healthy conduct while attending the event. This includes, but is not limited to, submitting to daily temperature checks, wearing a mask at all times in public areas if not fully vaccinated, social distancing, where appropriate, and not attending the event if you are ill or have been recently exposed to COVID-19.

ABC National’s Safety and Health Strategy

The health and safety of all those on site at Legislative Day 2021 is our top priority. The plan below is a living document that will continue to evolve as we incorporate features that will further enhance the on-site experience for everyone in attendance and serve as an example of world-class health and safety proactive preparedness.

  • 1. On-site medical protocols
    • •  Temperature checks each day before entering the event. Attendees will receive a different color lanyard every day to confirm they have been cleared to participate.
    • •  Attendees must sign a Personal Accountability and Responsibility Document to confirm that they do not have symptoms of COVID-19 and accept the risk of attending an in-person event. 
    • •  COVID-19 Health Security Plan (see ABC Events app).
  • 2. Name badges will be picked up after successfully completing a temperature check. 
  • 3. Masks use
    • •  A cotton, reusable mask will be available at registration.
    • •  You may also bring your own mask or facial covering
    • •  Mask use is required for those who are not vaccinated and are encouraged for those who may have health and safety concerns.
  • 4. Hand sanitizer
    • •  Personal-sized hand sanitizer that contains the recommended percentage of isopropyl alcohol will be supplied by ABC and provided at registration.
    • •  Hand sanitizer stations will be positioned throughout the meeting space.
  • 5. Additional protocols
    • •  Responsible food and beverage/seating/spacing setups for meeting spaces.
    • •  Basic hygiene reminders and public service announcements will be included at all Legislative Day activities, such as a standard safety moment to be reviewed at the beginning of every meeting or education session.
    • •  A dedicated wellness button will be available on the ABC Events app.

As a reminder, if you are experiencing any of the following symptoms, please do not attend Legislative Day 2021:

  • • Fever
  • • Temperature over 100.4 F
  • • Loss of taste or smell
  • • Dry cough
  • • Runny nose
  • • Sore throat

Venue and Accommodations

Our host venue, the Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort & Spa, a Marriott property, maintains its Commitment to Clean, which provides in-depth details on how the hotel plans to facilitate a healthy, safe and secure environment on site for all participants.

Travel and Transportation

We are staying up to date on all travel guidelines, considerations and restrictions from national and local authorities. Please click here to see current travel restrictions/requirements by state. If flying, please note that masks/facial coverings are required within the Jacksonville International Airport (JAX).

See what action TSA is taking in response to COVID-19.

See what major U.S. airlines are doing by visiting their websites:

For COVID-19 pandemic resources, visit the CDC website.

For any questions or concerns, feel free to reach out to [email protected]

 

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