Are masks required for LAC 2022?
Yes. In accordance with local guidance in Washington, D.C. there is a mandate to wear masks indoors. Our meeting location does provide access to outdoor space so there are opportunities to step outside for mask breaks.

Do I have to be fully vaccinated to attend LAC 2022?
Yes. The District of Columbia is requiring a COVID-19 vaccination to enter indoor facilities including meeting establishments. SNA is using the CLEAR app, commonly used by airports, for attendees to upload their documentation prior to arriving in Washington D.C. Registered LAC attendees will receive an email from SNA with further instructions on how to upload their documentation using the CLEAR app. 

What does it mean to be fully vaccinated?
In general, people are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after their second dose in a 2-dose series or two weeks after a single-dose vaccine.

Do I need to have a booster to be considered fully vaccinated?
No. The CDC definition of fully vaccinated does not include COVID-19 booster shots.

I cannot receive the vaccine due to religious or health-related reasons; can I still attend the in-person event?
No The District of Columbia is currently requiring a COVID-19 vaccination to enter indoor facilities including meeting establishments.

Will I need to provide proof of my vaccination status?
Yes. You will need to provide proof of your vaccination status via the CLEAR app prior to arriving in Washington, D.C. and receiving your conference materials.

SNA is using the CLEAR app, commonly used by airports, for attendees to upload their documentation prior to arriving in Washington, D.C. Registered LAC attendees will receive an email from SNA with further instructions on how to upload their documentation using the CLEAR app. 

I am fully vaccinated, do I also need to provide a negative COVID-19 test?
No, if you have submitted proof of vaccination via the CLEAR App, a negative COVID-19 test is not required.

Will SNA be providing masks?
We ask that everyone come with their own masks. However, SNA will have a limited supply of extra masks on hand for participants who need one.

How will SNA be enforcing the Event Health and Safety Policy?
Everyone attending the in-person event must agree to comply with all health, safety, and distancing guidelines in place at the time of the meeting and must comply with the vaccine and testing requirements. Attendees who decline to comply with event health and safety guidelines or related instruction from hotel, event center, or SNA staff and volunteers will be asked to leave the event.

Can I bring a guest to the Together Again Gala if they are vaccinated?
Only registered conference attendees will be permitted to attend conference events to ensure everyone’s health and safety.

When I enter my vaccine and/or test information into the CLEAR app, the expiration is before the LAC conference, how do I make sure my Health Pass doesn’t expire?
Health Passes generally remain valid for 12 hours following survey completion. Once it expires, you will just need to go through the Health Pass flow again to create a new Health Pass. The information you initially put in and uploaded will not be lost. When you arrive onsite at LAC, and open your health pass, it will reload the pass with a new expiration date, so you will be able to display your “green card” for registration without issue.   

I have a health-related circumstance that is preventing me from being vaccinated, can I upload a doctor’s note?
No. You are not able to upload a doctor’s note to the system.

I have had COVID in the past 90 days and am no longer contagious, do I still have to provide proof of vaccination or negative test?
Yes. Past infection with COVID does not preclude a person from being reinfected and passing the virus on to others. Regardless of whether you have had COVID in the past, you will need to submit proof of vaccination.

I would prefer not to use the CLEAR App, can I just bring my vaccine card?
We are asking all participants to upload their vaccine information or negative COVID test information into CLEAR to maintain the privacy of health records and speed the process of check in at registration. More information about CLEAR’s privacy and security measures can be found here

I have tried to get the CLEAR App and it says that my phone is not compatible with the current version of CLEAR. What should I do?
Please contact CLEAR directly at  memberservices@clearme.com or 1-855-253-2763 (M-F 9 am-9 pm ET).

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