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Health and Safety

Ensuring the safety of all customers, attendees, and our teams at EMS Today is our top priority. We are following the suggestions of the U.S. and Texas state public health guidelines as they are developing.

Clarion Events is committed to promoting and implementing best health and safety practices for our events. Click on the actions below for specific protocols we are following. Please note these guidelines and actions are subject to change.
FOLLOWING CURRENT CDC MASK MANDATES IN ALL EVENT COMMON AREAS

FOLLOWING CURRENT CDC MASK MANDATES IN ALL EVENT COMMON AREAS

  • Facemasks are required for all attendees, speakers, exhibitors, etc. who are not vaccinated, as outlined in our registration guidelines.
WORKING WITH HENRY B. GONZALEZ CONVENTION CENTER TO ENSURE DEEP CLEANING DAILY THAT MEETS GBAC STANDARDS

WORKING WITH HENRY B. GONZALEZ CONVENTION CENTER TO ENSURE DEEP CLEANING DAILY THAT MEETS GBAC STANDARDS

  • Limited and designated entry and exit doors
  • UV Lighting was installed on escalators and continually sanitizes handrails.
  • Additional hand-sanitizing stations
  • Sanitizing wipes are located in various areas.
  • Cleaning products are on the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)-approved list for use against COVID-19 and staff follow product instructions.
  • Our UV Light Robot is used to effectively disinfect areas.
  • 24/7 air circulation and hospital-grade air filters
  • Touchless items were installed including auto flush valves, touchless faucets, forearm door pulls, and light/power sensors.
  • Enhanced training on COVID-19 related practices and protocols for all staff
DESIGNATED ENTRANCES/EXITS FOR BUILDING AND HALL FLOORS

DESIGNATED ENTRANCES/EXITS FOR BUILDING AND HALL FLOORS

  • Entrances and exits will be one way only
SOCIAL DISTANCING RECOMMENDED WHEN APPLICABLE

SOCIAL DISTANCING RECOMMENDED WHEN APPLICABLE

  • Guests are recommend to distance from other guests if they have not been fully vaccinated unless they are members of the same family or guests who have travelled together
REDUCED CONTACT AT REGISTRATION AREAS

REDUCED CONTACT AT REGISTRATION AREAS

  • There will be kiosks for badge pick up and a scanner to reduce contact
  • Desks will be separated in groups of 2
  • Social Distancing recommended while in line
ONSITE COVID-19 RESPONSE ACTION PLAN

ONSITE COVID-19 RESPONSE ACTION PLAN

  • Prior to the event, Clarion Events, will work with the venue and medical team to determine an emergency response plan and communication to all staff attending the event. We will send push notifications through the app for any emergency response situations.
  • We will have an enhanced first aid station and medical support onsite for anyone feeling ill or who has a fever.
  • Signage will be placed throughout the Henry B Gonzalez Convention Center reminding attendees to practice social distancing, no handshaking, enhanced hygiene, and PPE if applicable
  • Staff will be trained prior to the event on how to properly wear PPE. Staff will not be allowed to come to the show if exhibiting any systems of COVID-19