Health and Safety Information

Health and Safety Information

We are following CDC, Washington State, and King County Public Health Guidelines regarding travel, masking, and vaccinations. Though masks are not mandated at this time, we encourage everyone to wear face masks during our time together.

NWCCU is committed to prioritizing everyone’s health and safety and will be following CDC, Washington State, and King County guidelines regarding the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Monkeypox, and other public health concerns. We’ll update this page as information changes.

Please do not attend the conference if you are ill, experiencing a fever or other COVID-19 symptoms, or have been in close contact with someone who has tested positive or has been diagnosed with COVID-19 or Monkeypox. If you have recently tested positive for COVID-19 or Monkeypox, please follow CDC guidelines to protect yourself and others.

King County Public Health’s COVID-19 summary dashboard has resources to help better understand the current environment.

Conference attendees with special needs will be accommodated as best as possible; please contact Shanna Toth ( with questions or to request accommodation.

COVID-19 and Information from the Hyatt

One of our highest priorities for welcoming guests is doing it with your safety and wellbeing in mind. Inspired by Hyatt’s purpose – we care for people so they can be their best-and in response to COVID-19, we continue to take actions focused on caring for you.

Safety First, Wellbeing Always

Providing safe and clean environments for our guests and colleagues is always a top priority for Hyatt hotels globally, and we remain committed to enhanced levels of cleanliness.

Our Global Care & Cleanliness Commitment focuses on the safety and wellbeing of our colleagues and guests and builds on our existing rigorous safety and cleanliness protocols. The commitment includes an international cleanliness and training accreditation process, trained Hygiene & Wellbeing Leaders or teams, and trusted medical and cross-functional industry advisors. Visit Global Care & Cleanliness Commitment to learn more about enhanced safety and cleanliness measures you may see at Hyatt hotels worldwide.

Face Masks & Coverings:

We believe in responsible and safe travel while staying vigilant and following procedures and protocols developed in consideration of guidance and information shared by the World Health Organization(WHO),Centers for Disease Control and Prevention(CDC), other leading organizations and experts, and local government requirements and guidance.

Face masks or coverings may be required in hotel indoor public areas and when moving around in outdoor areas at certain Hyatt hotels globally, based on local mandates or guidance.

Public areas may include hotel lobbies, elevators, meetings and events spaces when guests are not seated and socially distanced, restaurants and bars, and fitness centers. Even when a local mask mandate is in effect, please be aware that some guests may be exempt from it under the local mandate. Contact a Hyatt Global Care Center for more information on specific requirements for your hotel.