Health & Safety

The health and safety of our Congress participants, committee members, and partners is our top priority. We will continue to monitor recommendations and guidelines (masks, social distancing, etc.) set by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, and comply with all federal, state and locally mandated laws, orders, requirements and protocols. We ask that you do not attend the Congress if you have or have had COVID-like symptoms 14 days prior to the event.  Click here to learn about our flexible cancellation and refund policy related to COVID-19.

Current Safety Measures Planned for the Women’s Forest Congress (as of September 15, 2022)

  • Vaccination is recommended but not required to attend the Women’s Forest Congress.
  • Masks are welcomed, encouraged, and optional for all participants. (A limited supply of masks will be available onsite for those who may need one.)
  • All participants are encouraged to test prior to travel and arrival in Minneapolis, MN, and adjust their travel plans accordingly in the case of positive test results.
  • A limited supply of rapid test kits will be available onsite for self-administering tests. 

*Please continue to check back for more information on precautions and protocols for the Congress to promote a safe environment.*

During the registration process, you’ll be asked to agree to these terms as set out below which are a condition of attendance.

By registering to attend the 2022 Congress, you expressly agree to adhere to any and all COVID-19 protocols and safety measures implemented by the Women’s Forest Congress, any facilities or venues at which the Congress is to be held, any federal, state, or local mandated, or recommended protocols, or any third-party organizations providing services, recreation, or entertainment at the Congress. Agreement by you to comply with applicable COVID-19 protocols is a condition of your attendance at the 2022 Congress. The COVID-19 protocols and safety measures that you agree to adhere to may include, but are not limited to: wearing masks in public spaces, practicing social distancing, daily self-administered rapid tests, providing proof of a negative COVID-19 test (at attendee expense), proof of vaccination, not attending if suspected COVID-19 infection or close contact with an infected individual, etc.  Finally, by registering to attend the Women’s Forest Congress, you acknowledge the contagious and evolving nature of COVID-19 and voluntarily assume the risk of exposure to the virus.