Health & Safety Policy

Brigade Congress 2022 Health & Safety Protocols for Website

The health of all Brigade Congress 2022 attendees and staff is our priority as the COVID-19 global pandemic continues. All Code for America staff, vendors, and Brigade Congress attendees must follow the health and safety protocols outlined below.

We’re continuing to monitor local COVID-19 data and guidelines. As a result, our rules could change as the situation evolves.

Vaccination and/or a negative COVID test are not required, but are strongly encouraged.

Attendees will not be required to show proof of vaccination or a negative PCR test status prior to checking in, and full vaccination and/or a negative COVID test are not required to attend the event. However, we do strongly encourage both for anyone attending the event. Code for America will have COVID tests on hand for anyone who wants to test at any time during the event.

Masks are required.

All participants of and attendees at Brigade Congress will be required to wear a mask at all times during the event except for when they are actively eating or drinking. Code for America will have masks available.

Health Screening

Code for America recommends that all participants screen themselves daily for symptoms. If an individual is feeling sick or displays any of the following symptoms, please do not attend the event in-person.

  • Fever
  • Chills
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • Muscle or body aches
  • Loss of taste or smell
  • Sore Throat
  • Congestion or runny nose
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Diarrhea

Individuals experiencing these symptoms should get tested for COVID-19. Additionally, if the person is at the conference venue, the individual should remove themselves from the event and notify us at immediately.