VACCINE AND MASKING REQUIREMENTS
FOR ALL PARTICIPANTS, EXHIBITORS, STAFF AND VENDORS
ANCC is committed to complying with the laws of Chicago, IL related to COVID-19 during the 2023 ANCC National Magnet Conference® and the ANCC Pathway to Excellence Conference®.
By attending the conference, all participants, exhibitors, staff, and vendors agree to comply with the requirements of the policy as outlined below. This policy may be updated from time to time with new information and procedures at ANCC’s sole discretion. Furthermore, ANCC may update this policy at any time in advance of or during the 2023 conference.
VACCINATION & TESTING
ANCC recommends 2023 participants, exhibitors, staff, and vendors be up to date with COVID-19 vaccinations and boosters. However, proof of vaccination is not required for admittance to the conference.
MASK & SOCIAL DISTANCING REQUIREMENTS
ANCC will follow the guidelines provided by Chicago, IL pertaining to masking and social distancing. As of May 1, 2023, face masks are not required; as such, wearing masks and social distancing during the 2023 conference will be optional.
2023 CONFERENCE REQUIREMENTS
Stay home if you feel unwell or were recently exposed to COVID-19, develop symptoms, or test positive within five (5) days prior to the event.
Participants, exhibitors, staff, and vendors experiencing potential symptoms of COVID-19 during the 2023 conference should remain in their hotel room, get tested, and seek immediate medical care. COVID-19 testing and proof of vaccination is no longer required. ANCC does not provide financial assistance for medical treatment should participants, staff, or vendors develop COVID-19 symptoms or test positive while attending the 2023 conference. Information on COVID-19 treatment facilities can be found at https://covid-19-test-to-treat-locator-dhhs.hub.arcgis.com/.
COVID-19 TESTING OPTIONS
Testing is available upon arrival at, or departure from, Chicago O’Hare International Airport
COVID-19 Testing, including rapid antigen and PCR testing for the COVID-19 virus, is available at O’Hare International Airport through Doctors Test Centers. For details, visit:
Nearby testing locations to McCormick Place Convention Center
Loop Medical Center
1921 S. Michigan Ave.
1605 S. Michigan Ave.
On Duty Urgent Care
1430 S. Michigan Ave.
501 W. Roosevelt Rd.