NDIA is continually monitoring the current novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak situation and will communicate any specific updates via NDIA.org/Coronavirus.
Unless or until otherwise noted, all NDIA meetings, conferences, and events are scheduled to occur as published and planned.
We are committed to following on-site safety measures and enhanced cleaning guidelines, precautions, and procedures as recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the World Health Organization (WHO), the Department of Defense (DoD), and the Office of Personnel Management (OPM). We are following—and will remain in compliance with—all city, state, and federal guidelines. If the direction from federal, state, or local official public health authorities changes, we will adhere to the new guidance, act upon it immediately, and update everyone. We are fully prepared to adjust our plans as needed.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
For more information and updates about COVID-19, please refer to the CDC information link: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html.
Kansas City Convention and Visitors Bureau
Specific to the Kansas City area, the Kansas City Convention and Visitors Bureau has more information on their website: https://www.visitkc.com/coronavirus.
The Conference Hotel, the Westin Kansas City at Crown Center has likewise issued this statement: In response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19), Marriott International is reinforcing recommended measures on appropriate hygiene standards and following the guidance of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the World Health Organization (WHO), applicable guidelines of the global and local health authorities, and taking relevant health and safety measures. The wellbeing of our guests and associates continues to be of paramount importance. Additional information on COVID-19 is available on the WHO and CDC websites. For more information related to the Marriott hotel brand and their response to this outbreak, please visit the Marriott International webpage.
In an effort to remain safe, please:
- Avoid hand shaking
- Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
If soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer
- No sharing pens or other items
- Avoid touching your face
- Cover your cough or sneeze into a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.
- Travel with hand sanitizer and wipes