AORE attendees can expect the following COVID-19 and other safety protocols to be in effect for the event:
  • All attendees must be fully vaccinated or request an accommodation to attend prior to arrival to the event.
    • Attendees with an approved accommodation must also wear a mask when indoors, within event transportation, and during official AORE event functions.
    • Please note that fully vaccinated is hereby referring to vaccinations against Covid-19. A person is considered "fully vaccinated" on the 15th day after their second dose in a 2-dose series of Pfizer or Moderna vaccines, or on the 15th day after a single-dose vaccine, such as Johnson & Johnson's vaccine.
    • AORE Event Management Team safety plan is subject to change based on current Covid-19 community levels in Horry County and CDC protocols in place at the time of the event.
  • Masks are required for all event staff on event group transportation, regardless of vaccination status.
  • Be prepared to wear a mask where it's required and for event transportation.  Attendees may elect to continue to wear a mask based on personal preference in other spaces.
  • Be prepared to show proof of vaccination or a negative test in any space it's required.
  • AORE Event Management team strongly recommends that all attendees self-administer a COVID-19 rapid test 24 hours prior to travel.
  • If you feel sick at any point or test positive for COVID-19 during the event, please stay in your room and notify event staff.
  • Know the symptoms of COVID-19 which can include the following: fever or chills, cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, fatigue, muscle or body aches, headache, new loss of taste or smell, sore throat, congestion or runny nose, nausea or vomiting and diarrhea. 
  • Know the symptoms of Monkeypox, which can include the following: rash that may be located on or near the genitals or on other areas like the hands, feet, chest, face, or mouth.  Other symptoms of Monkeypox can include: fever, chills, swollen lymph nodes, exhaustion, muscle aches and backache, headache, respiratory symptoms (e.g. sore throat, nasal congestion or cough)
  • Conduct frequent hand washing with soap and water for at least 20 seconds or utilize hand sanitizer which will be available onsite.
  • Adhere to South Carolina, Horry County, and CDC health and safety guidelines that are in place at the time of the event.
  • AORE will NOT be administering daily health checks and Covid-19 rapid tests.
AORE Contracted Vendors will be following local guidelines and be fully vaccinated.

For more information about staying up-to-date with COVID vaccines and Monkeypox vaccines can be found here.