Frequently Asked Questions
How will CHI be verifying attendee test results?
Our event staff will ask for a verbal attestation to your test timing and results.
Is there a specific kind of test I need to use?
Please use FDA-approved, WHO-approved or EU approved rapid antigen test, to ensure you can test and receive your results within 24 hours prior to arriving at the event.
How often do I need to test?
CHI only requires you to test before you arrive at the event. Based on your own judgement and comfort level, you may choose to take additional tests on your own during and/or after the event.
I need to have a COVID-19 PCR test before I return home. Where can I do that?
Please click here for a directory
of local testing locations. Appointments and/or fees may be required, and the type of tests offered may differ by location.
What should I do if I test positive during or after attending the conference?
In the unlikely event that you test positive for COVID-19 during or following participation in our conference, we would appreciate being informed.
Please get in touch with Pam Gerardi, Director, Client Relations firstname.lastname@example.org.
Should I get a COVID-19 test after attending the event?
We encourage any attendee that exhibits COVID-19 symptoms to reach out to their healthcare provider and receive a test.
As of 20 September 2022, it will NO LONGER be necessary to fill in a health control form to travel to Spain NOR to present the SpTH QR code when boarding or at the arrival airport.
I’m traveling from outside the EU – what are the requirements for entry to Spain*?
U.S. citizens can travel from the United States to Spain if they show that they are vaccinated against COVID-19, or have a recovery
certificate, or show a negative diagnostic test result performed either within 72 hours prior to departure (for a PCR test), or within 24 hours prior to departure to Spain (for a Rapid Antigen test.) You will also be asked to provide
a vaccination certification in Spanish, English, French or German. Please check with your airline or visit https://travelsafe.spain.info/en/requirements-before-arriving-in-spain-from-third-countries/ or https://es.usembassy.gov/covid-19-information for more information for more information.
*Effective February 1, 2022, U.S. citizens can travel from the United States to Spain on non-essential travel (such as tourism) if they show proof that they are fully vaccinated and have received the last required dose of their COVID-19 vaccine
no less than 14 days, and no more than 270 days (9 months), prior to arrival in Spain. If more than 270 days (9 months) have passed since receiving the last required dose of their COVID-19 vaccine, U.S. citizens must show
proof of having received a booster shot at least 14 days prior to arrival in Spain. Please read the detailed information on the Spain Ministry of Health’s website.
I’m traveling from within the EU – what are the requirements for entry Spain**?
Spain requires some international travelers to provide a EU COVID Digital Certificate. Please check with your airline or visit https://travelsafe.spain.info/en/requirements-before-arriving-in-spain-from-eu-countries/ for more information.
What should I expect when I arrive in Spain?
You may be expected to undergo document checks (passport/visa as well as your vaccine certification).
I’m not from Spain, what is the COVID-19 policy for me to return to my country of origin?
If you are traveling from outside of Spain and returning home check with your country of origin rules for entry at https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/traveladvisories/COVID-19-Country-Specific-Information.html. Search for the country you are returning to. Follow all entry requirements for your destination and provide any required
or requested health information.
ATTENDING IN PERSON
Is there anything special I need to bring with me to the event?
Please bring a copy of your vaccination card and a photo ID. You may also want to bring a mobile device or laptop to join in some of our virtual sessions and
speaker Q&As (please make sure your devices are fully charged; we do our best to make outlets available but cannot guarantee them).
How should we greet and meet our fellow attendees?
This one is up to you. Please follow your personal comfort level and respect the boundaries of your fellow attendees. Handshakes, waves and elbow bumps all welcome.