Coronavirus Health and Safety Measures at
Pri-Med Conferences

Updated April 3, 2020

Pri-Med is closely monitoring the latest information related to COVID-19 and its potential impact on our upcoming conferences. We are evaluating updates from health organizations responsible for tracking and responding to the virus like the World Health Organization (WHO) and Centers for Disease Protection and Control (CDC) as well as reviewing the latest recommendations from local authorities.

Pri-Med is focused on creating a safe environment for all participants and information about our conference schedule will be posted on this site as it becomes available.

Conference Updates

Postponed
  • Pri-Med West, originally scheduled for Wednesday−Saturday, May 6−9, is postponed until Wednesday−Saturday, September 2−5. The conference will remain at the Anaheim Convention Center. Learn more.
  • Pri-Med Phoenix, originally scheduled for Tuesday−Wednesday, May 5−6, is postponed until Tuesday−Wednesday, October 6−7. The conference will remain at the Phoenix Convention Center - South Building. Learn more.
  • Pri-Med Southwest, originally scheduled for Wednesday−Friday, June 10−12, is postponed until a later date. We are currently working closely with the venue to identify new potential dates and will update you as soon as possible. Learn more.
  • Pri-Med Seattle, originally scheduled for Monday−Tuesday, June 22−23, is postponed until Friday−Saturday, October 30−31. The conference will remain at the Washington State Convention Center. Learn more.
  • Pri-Med Nashville, originally scheduled for Monday−Tuesday, June 29−30, is postponed until Tuesday−Wednesday, December 15−16. The conference will remain at the Music City Center. Learn more.

Canceled
  • Cardiology Updates Anaheim, originally scheduled for Tuesday, May 5, has been canceled.

Additional Safety Measures at Conferences

Based on guidance from the CDC and WHO, additional health and safety measures will be implemented at our conferences as they occur, including:

  • Increasing hand sanitizer stations and hygiene signage throughout the convention centers
  • Utilizing medically trained public safety staff at the convention centers
  • Encouraging all participants to contact the onsite medical staff with any medical questions or concerns while onsite

COVID-19 Status

Please refer to the CDC COVID-19 Situation Summary

Hygiene Precautions Recommended to All Staff, Exhibitors, and Attendees

  • Persons who feel unwell should stay at home and should not attend the event
  • Encourage anyone who has a cough to wear a facemask (if you are not sick, wearing a simple facemask doesn’t offer protection)
  • Wash hands frequently using soap and water for at least 20 seconds or use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer
  • No-contact, no-handshake policy
  • Avoid touching your face
  • Avoid close contact with sick individuals
Resources for Clinicians

Additional information on travel, prevention, and situational updates is available on the CDC website and the WHO website.