COVID- 19 Information for WA-TTS 2021 attendees
OFFICIAL STATEMENT FROM WA-TTS
We understand you may be concerned about the impact of the novel coronavirus situation, but be assured that the health and safety of our delegates, exhibitors, visitors and staff is our number one priority.
We want to reassure you that the organizers of Wa-tts are actively engaged and continue to monitor the situation closely. Our strategy and approach are consistent with the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) guideline; it is designed to prioritize attendee health and safety.
We strongly urge our exhibitors, delegates and visitors to refer to the guidelines and protocols as suggested by WHO (www.who.int), NCDC (https://ncdc.gov.ng/news/237/update-on-covid-19-in-nigeria) and local /national public health authorities to contain and mitigate against any further spread of the virus
At the event, measures being implemented include:
- Provide alcohol-based hand sanitizers in multiple locations
- Provide signages and reminders for all attendees to wash their hands with soap and water.
- Deep clean of all furniture & exhibit booths.
- Focused awareness and training of all venue staff on standard personal preventative measures, e.g. personal hygiene, frequency of use of sanitizing/disinfection products, etc.
- Increased cleaning and disinfection program across all high-volume touch points, e.g. catering areas, surfaces, handrails, WCs, entrances/exits, public touch-screens, etc. along with the use of correct cleaning/sanitizing materials and products.
- Provide disposable wipes so that commonly used surfaces (for example, door knobs, keyboards, remote controls, desks) can be wiped down by users before each use and between staff changeovers.
- Implement a microphone disinfecting and change protocol for all speakers.
- Have Doctors & Nurses around the facility in case of any health scares, or emergencies.
YOU are priority and we are continually monitoring the evolving situation and will adapt our plans according to developments and advice from government and public health agencies.