Health & Safety

Health & Safety Precautions and Procedures

The health & safety of all George A. Fox Conference attendees is our top priority and UCA is taking precautions to minimize risk.


All attendees are expected to comply with current venue, local, county, state, and federal guidelines. The following precautions will help prepare you for the George A. Fox Conference, please check back often.

This plan will be updated as guidance and recommendations change.

Updated 10/25/2021

Pre-Event Procedures

  • Staff working the event will confirm with UCA Human Resources Department that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
  • Per current New York City law, all attendees will be required to provide proof they are vaccinated and a photo ID before picking up their name badge.
    For more information, please visit: https://www1.nyc.gov/site/doh/covid/covid-19-vaccines-keytonyc.page
  • The CDC currently recommends that all even those who are fully vaccinated should wear face coverings in indoor public spaces if they are in an area with substantial or high transmission of COVID-19.
  • For information on the hotel’s health and safety initiatives, please visit: covid.hilton.com.
  • Attendees who are exhibiting symptoms, have had close contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19, or suspect they may have been exposed to COVID-19, are asked not to travel to New York City and not to attend the George A. Fox Conference.

Onsite Health & Safety

Per New York City law, proof of vaccination is required to attend the George A. Fox Conference. Please watch your email and this web page for updates. Additionally, attendees will be required to verify their identity with a photo ID to receive their badge.

All event rooms will be cleaned overnight by hotel staff to limit potential exposure. Hand sanitizing stations will also be available throughout the meeting space.

UCA staff will disinfect registration desk countertops as needed.

Attendees will be provided email and phone number to notify UCA and/or the New York Hilton Midtown should they develop symptoms and require assistance. George A. Fox Conference staff will notify the New York Hilton Midtown medical personnel and refer attendee for assistance.

Post Show Monitoring
Should any attendee test positive for COVID-19 during or within 14 days of the end of the event, UCA requests that the affected attendee notify UCA and other attendees will be notified of potential exposure.