HEALTH & SAFETY INFORMATION

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WE ARE EXCITED TO WELCOME YOU BACK TO ISC WEST!

Updated February 11, 2022

Every participant, including attendees, exhibitors and ISC staff, are expected to comply with the ISC West health and safety requirements, including, but not limited to, providing either proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 or a negative COVID-19 test as a condition of entry. Please read below for more details about what you can expect at ISC West and check this page often for important information updates. 

VERIFICATION OF FULL VACCINATION/NEGATIVE TEST

ISC West requires proof of full vaccination with a vaccine approved or authorized by the FDA or WHO, or proof of a negative antigen or PCR COVID-19 test administered by a medical provider for entry to the event. Antigen COVID-19 tests must be taken within 24 hours of entry to the event, and PCR COVID-19 tests must be taken within 72 hours of entry to the event. We have partnered with CLEAR to ensure fast and easy one-time vaccination and negative test verification. Click here for more information about convenient, safe and fast verification with CLEAR and see below for details regarding accepted COVID-19 vaccines and testing for ISC West.

DAILY HEALTH MONITORING

Prior to arrival at each day of ISC West, every individual, including exhibitors, attendees, guests and staff, must review and confirm they are able to comply with the Health & Safety Acknowledgement, including ensuring that they are not currently experiencing any of the symptoms of COVID-19, such as fever, cough, shortness of breath or sore throat. Anyone who is not feeling well or begins to experience symptoms at any time during ISC West should follow the guidance of the Southern Nevada Health District and self-isolate.  No one is permitted entry to ISC West who is not in full compliance with these health & safety guidelines and the Health & Safety Acknowledgement.

INCREASED SANITIZATION AND HYGIENE

ISC West has worked closely with The Venetian Convention and Expo Center to implement cleaning and sanitization standards that meet or exceed the recommendations of the CDC. It is the responsibility of everyone to maintain personal hygiene, including washing your hands frequently. The Venetian Clean Commitment can be found here.

FOLLOW ALL SIGNAGE AND DIRECTION FROM STAFF

Please adhere to all signage and direction from all staff. We have adjusted our layout and implemented exhibitor recommendations with capacity management and the wellbeing of our guests in mind. Operational adjustments may occur throughout the event. 

In accordance with public health guidance, we recommend, but do not require, that participants wear a face covering while attending ISC West. We encourage our participants to be up-to-date on COVID-19 vaccinations and ask that anyone who is not up-to-date wear a face covering. 

FOLLOW THE CODE OF CONDUCT

Please be aware of and respect the personal boundaries of your fellow participants so that everyone can enjoy their time at ISC West.

RX and ISC West are committed to upholding the health & safety standards outlined on this page. We will continue to monitor the guidance of public health authorities and government agencies going forward and will make appropriate adjustments in the future based on that guidance - additional details about policies and procedures will be posted here as they are made available. 

HEALTH & SAFETY ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

Please ensure that you have reviewed any advisories or restrictions that may be in place for travel to the United States and for travel to the city and state of the Event.

Please be advised that a risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any event or public space, including the Event. Prior to registering for and attending the Event, please ensure you have read the latest CDC Guidelines for Prevention. By attending the Event, you acknowledge this inherent risk on behalf of yourself and/or any Minor attending the Event for which you serve as Guardian (collectively, “You”) and, as a condition of entering the Event, You acknowledge, understand and confirm each of the following in accordance with applicable health guidelines:

  • that You will abide by all terms of admission and participation (as may be updated from time to time) and Event health-and-safety requirements, and, where applicable, providing proof of compliance with any entry requirements;
  • that You are not currently experiencing any of the following symptoms of COVID-19, as identified at CDC.gov, including, but not limited to:
    • Fever or chills
    • Cough
    • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
    • Fatigue
    • Muscle or body aches
    • Headache
    • New loss of taste or smell
    • Sore throat
    • Congestion or runny nose
    • Nausea or vomiting
    • Diarrhea
  • that prior to attending the Event You have not been in contact with someone with confirmed or suspected COVID-19 symptoms without completing a CDC recommended quarantine; and
  • that You are not under any self-quarantine or isolation orders or subject to any CDC self-quarantine or isolation protocol.

For purposes of this acknowledgement, a “Minor” means any individual who is under eighteen (18) years of age or has not reached the age of majority as defined by such individual’s jurisdiction of residence, and a “Guardian” means such Minor’s parent or legal guardian or other individual attending the Event who is over the age of eighteen (18) and acting in loco parentis for such Minor. Please see the Event’s terms of participation to confirm the age requirements for entry.

Please do not enter the Event or the Venue if You cannot confirm all of the above criteria. If at any point during Your time at the Event You do not meet all of the above criteria, You will be required to isolate and may be relocated or asked to leave the Venue at the sole discretion of Management.

Please note: The guidelines in this document are based on information currently available regarding the behavior and characteristics of the COVID-19 virus, public health information and local or state guidelines with respect to large gatherings. As more clarity with respect to these variables emerges, it is expected that these guidelines may need to be adjusted accordingly.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

In order to save time onsite, view the onsite verification process here

At this time, “Fully vaccinated” means that the day of your entry to ISC West must be at least 14 days after completion of your primary series of an FDA or WHO approved or authorized COVID-19 vaccine, such as:

  • second dose of a two dose COVID-19 vaccine (Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna), or
  • single dose of a single dose COVID-19 vaccine (Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen vaccine)

In accordance with CDC guidelines, booster shots are not required to be considered fully vaccinated, however, please note that the CDC recommends that people remain up to date with their vaccines, which includes additional doses for individuals who are immunocompromised or booster doses at regular time points. Please note that this remains subject to further update as CDC guidance is revised.

The following vaccines approved by the FDA or authorized by the FDA for emergency use*:

  • Pfizer (BioNTech)
  • Moderna
  • J&J (Jansen)

The following vaccines authorized by the WHO for emergency use*:

  • Oxford - AstraZeneca
  • Sinopharm – BBIBP
  • Sinovac
  • Covishield
  • Covaxin

The following vaccine used during a U.S. based clinical trial:

  • Novavax

RX and ISC West will accept mixed COVID-19 vaccine schedules of WHO-authorized vaccines to establish full vaccination status.

*This list is current as of February 11, 2022 and may be revised in the future.

No, every single person must be present with their own ID and applicable vaccination verification materials (ie. physical vaccination card or digital proof) or proof of negative test.

Vaccine.gov offers more information about the COVID-19 vaccine including how to schedule your vaccination.

Yes, if you are not fully vaccinated, you can provide proof of a negative rapid antigen PCR/NAAT COVID-19 test to enter ISC West. The negative COVID-19 test must be timestamped to show that it was administered within 24 hours of entry, in the case of a rapid antigen test, and within 72 hours of entry, in the case of a PCR/NAAT test. CLEAR offers the opportunity to upload your negative COVID-19 test result for fast and efficient entry to ISC West.

Please note that all restrictions and requirements are subject to change. Please refer to our website often for current guidelines.

Test documentation needs to be directly from the healthcare provider that performed the test, and you can display your proof on your smartphone or present a physical copy. Self-reported negative test results that are not from a test provider, a laboratory, or a health care provider cannot be accepted.

Visit www.covidonthestrip.com for more information about where to receive COVID-19 testing, including same day results for PCR and antigen tests. By appointment only. Same Day Appointments Available.

Other testing sites include:

Unfortunately, we are unable to offer refunds. Please ensure you are free from COVID-19 symptoms prior to traveling. Please click here to view our terms of service for participation in ISC West.

No, however, please note that face coverings are recommended in accordance with public health guidance.  We ask that anyone who is not up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations wear a face covering while attending ISC West.

Reed Exhibitions has partnered closely with the Venetian Convention and Expo Center, local, state, and federal health authorities to maintain a robust operational plan designed to maximize the health and safety of everyone. These Include:

  • Strict sanitization and cleaning procedures
  • Hand sanitizing stations
  • Layout design and spaces to promote a safe experience
  • Exhibitor guidelines and booth design standards
  • Reduced contact transactions

The Venetian Convention and Expo Center maintains an extensive health & safety plan for all events, including ISC West. For more information and details, please visit:

Everyone in attendance at ISC West is expected to fully comply with terms of service for participation in ISC West, including all health and safety guidelines. Acknowledging the guidelines and agreeing to comply is a requirement of entry (See the Health & Safety Acknowledgement above). A Health & Safety Contact phone number will be clearly noted on signage throughout ISC West to allow for reporting of any concerns or issues.

ISC West expects everyone attending ISC West to adhere to our various policies, including our code of conduct, anti-harassment, security screening, and more. Please click here to learn more about the other policies in place at ISC West. 

If you have reason to believe you currently have COVID-19 or have been exposed to COVID-19, you should not attend ISC West and consult your physician, including if these conditions emerge while you are in Las Vegas. Please review our Health & Safety Acknowledgement each day prior to attending ISC West to ensure you can comply with all of the requirements therein. 

For answers to additional frequently asked questions, please click here. If you’d like to contact us directly, please click here to e-mail our customer service team.