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NACHC Announces Cancellation of 2020 Conference for Agricultural Worker Health

After a thorough examination of the widespread health risks posed by the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) to the American public, the NACHC 2020 Conference for Agricultural Worker Health in Clearwater, Florida has been cancelled. All registration fees will be refunded.

The health and safety of our members, staff, vendors, partners and all frontline providers who provide health care in our communities is a top priority and thus we have taken this proactive step. It is in that spirit we wish everyone well going forward as we do our part in addressing the country’s major public health crisis.

Below, for your information is a FAQ sheet to address some of the basic questions you may have regarding the cancellation of the conference. If you have additional questions, please email conferences@nachc.org.

Will the Conference for Agricultural Worker Health be rescheduled to take place later this year?

No, the Conference for Agricultural Worker Health will not be rescheduled to take place later this year. NACHC does have additional national conference opportunities throughout the year. Please review our calendar of NACHC events here.

Will paid attendee and exhibitor registrations be refunded?

Yes, all attendees and exhibitors will be refunded for their registration fees. Please allow for up to 3-4 weeks for these refunds to be processed to your original form of payment.

Will attendees and exhibitors be refunded for airline tickets?

NACHC is not responsible for attendee air travel accommodations. We encourage you to consult directly with your air carrier for information. Many airlines have relaxed cancellation policies and you may be able to change your ticket for a later date. Additional information can be found online here.

Will attendees and exhibitors be refunded for hotel costs?

NACHC is currently working with the Wyndham Grand Clearwater Hotel to cancel all reservations within NACHC’s official housing block. You may also contact the hotel directly to cancel your reservation if you prefer. You will not be subject to a cancellation fee and will be refunded any deposit(s) paid within 2 weeks. Please note that the hotel is currently closed until May 1, 2020. There is a small number of staff available at the hotel to assist, please be patient as they work through these cancellations. Contact information for the hotel can be found here.

If you made a hotel reservation via a third-party website such as Orbitz, Kayak or Hotels.com, you are responsible for cancelling your reservation. NACHC is not responsible for any fees paid or owed by these vendors and is unable to assist in any disputes as they are arranged outside the official NACHC housing block.

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