Health & Safety

Coming Together Safely for the SGNA Annual Course is our #1 Priority

Like you, we recognize the unique and changing impact of the pandemic on our practices, families, and plans. This is why SGNA has partnered with CLEAR to provide a safe experience for you at the 49th SGNA Annual Course. With CLEAR’s Health Pass feature, your COVID-19 health screening is quick, easy, and secure for all on-site attendees, exhibitors, and staff. Details on how to download and use CLEAR will be sent to all registered attendees in May.

If you cannot or choose not to comply with the 49th SGNA Annual course on-site health and safety requirements, we encourage you to participate in the Virtual Component.

SGNA is committed to protecting the health and safety of conference attendees, partners, staff and constituents. Check out this video from SGNA President, Janet King, BSN RN DIPL CGRN to learn more about the health and safety protocols in place for SGNA's 49th Annual Course.

Get Quick Answers to our On-Site Safety Requirements

Are masks required?
SGNA will be following the local mask policy. Masks are not required, but suggested.

Is there a vaccination requirement?
The most effective way to ensure the safety of all attendees is for you to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. SGNA is requiring proof of Vaccination or proof of a negative PCR Test within 72 hours prior to your arrival at the 49th Annual Course in-person event. 

  • Only vaccines authorized by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) or the World Health Organization (WHO) will be accepted.
  • A person is considered fully vaccinated:
    • 2 weeks after their second dose in a 2-dose series, such as the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines.
    • 2 weeks after a single-dose vaccine, such as Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen vaccine.
  • Non-vaccinated individuals: You will be required to take a PCR test 72 hours prior to your arrival at the Salt Lake Convention Center. Here are recommended testing windows based on your arrival in Salt Lake City:

What is the process for Proof of Vaccination or Negative Test?
SGNA is committed to protecting the health and safety of conference attendees, partners, staff and constituents. To enable in-person events to take place with lower risk to participants, effective December 1, 2021, SGNA is requiring proof of Vaccination or proof or a negative PCR Test within 72 hours prior to your arrival at the 49th Annual Course in-person event. 

Where should I go for COVID-19 testing when in Salt Lake?
Nearby Testing Resources

  • Covid Clinic: 725 S Main St, Salt Lake City, UT 84111
  • Sacred Circle Healthcare: 660 South 200 East Suite 250, Salt Lake City, Utah 84111
  • Walgreens - Store #9238: 531 E 400 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84102
    • Phone: (801) 478-0703

International Attendees
International attendees should always check current travel restrictions to the U.S. on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website before planning your travel, to make sure you will be able to enter the U.S. and return to your home country.

Plan to bring your proof of vaccination for admission into the Salt Palace Convention Center.

Useful Links
Information on health and safety procedures for events hosted in the Salt Palace Convention Center https://www.visitsaltlake.com/meetings/salt-lake-meetings-covid-19-updates

U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

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