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What you need to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus), the TAA Education Conference and more

Synopsis

The Texas Apartment Association is taking necessary precautions to protect members attending the TAA Education Conference from COVID-19 (coronavirus).


Key takeaways

  • The Texas Apartment Association and our conference hosts, the Fort Worth Convention Center and the Omni Fort Worth Hotel, are taking necessary precautions to protect TAA members attending the Education Conference & Lone Star Expo next month.
  • We will continue to monitor the situation and follow recommended health protocols.
  • We recommend you look to trusted sources like the World Health Organization, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Texas Department of State Health Services and your local public health authorities for information and tips on minimizing your risk, recognizing symptoms and suggested treatments.

COVID-19, coronavirus, is making a lot of news. We recommend that you look to trusted sources like the World Health Organization, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Texas Department of State Health Services and your local public health authorities for information and tips on minimizing your risk, recognizing symptoms and suggested treatments.

The National Apartment Association has also provided an update that may be useful for industry professionals. Read more.

Here’s what you need to know about COVID-19 and the TAA Education Conference & Lone Star Expo.

Our Conference hosts, the Fort Worth Convention Center, the Omni Hotel Fort Worth and Visit Fort Worth, are all monitoring the situation and have taken proactive steps to ramp up safety measures for guests. These include additional hand sanitizers at key locations and around the facilities, additional signage to encourage hand washing and awareness, additional cleaning schedules and staff, and more.

Information and practices are changing during this rapidly evolving situation and we will continue to follow national guidelines. This being said, there are no plans to postpone or cancel the TAA Conference.

Learn more:

Fort Worth Convention Center preparedness steps

Omni Hotel Fort Worth preparedness steps

(Note that you may see the virus or the disease it causes referred to with different names. The virus has recently been named SARS-CoV-2. The disease caused by the virus is COVID-19. Some reports reference the virus as a novel coronavirus, meaning it’s different from other previously studied viruses.)

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