COVID-19 Action Plan

No handshake, no problem! Great science can still be shared and discussed in Baltimore. Please consider the following during the 61st ENC:


Reduce/eliminate business card exchanges by using the free BadgerScan app for iOS or Android to scan QR code on name badges. Search BadgerScan in your device app store and install. Test it out on your own namebadge to see how it works (it's easy!)

We strongly urge exhibitors and attendees to implement appropriate guidelines and protocols as suggested by the WHO and other health authorities. 

Attendees staying at the Hilton are encouraged to download digital key to their phones for access to elevators/guest rooms.

Medical services/care for attendees that are unwell at the conference. If you do not feel well and need assistance in contacting the Johns Hopkins Medical Center, please let see ENC team at the Registration Counter. After-hours, the hotel operator can connect you to our hotel guest room.
Johns Hopkins Medical Center Emergency Room, 1800 Orleans Street, Tel:  410-955-2280 
Patients may be dropped off at the front entrance from the front driveway of main hospital. All patients will be treated regardless of origin. No one will be turned away, open 24/7.

The Baltimore City Health Department has been monitoring the COVID-19 virus and preparing for possible cases in Baltimore since early January. The Baltimore City Health Department activated its incident command team several weeks ago, and over the past two months, we have worked with the Maryland Department of Health, City hospitals, City Emergency Medical Services, and the City 911 Center to coordinate efforts to quickly identify individuals who should be tested for COVID-19. We have also conducted inventories of critical medical supplies, such as masks and other personal protective equipment (PPE) for healthcare workers and first responders. The Baltimore City Health Department is regularly posting updates about our response to potential coronavirus cases on its social media accounts, as well as its website,