Home Health and Safety

We look forward to meeting with our members and invited guests in Brooklyn, NY  in October. Our first and foremost concern is the health and safety of our members and the broader community. We will require everyone’s participation in providing as safe an environment as possible.

Health and safety requirements for each meeting, including vaccination and masking, will be set according to local government and public health recommendations applicable at the time of the event. M3AAWG may change, update, or add to these requirements at any time as it deems prudent to best protect the health and safety of attendees and others, and attendees must comply with relevant policies and requirements as communicated by M3AAWG. 

Marriot Brooklyn Bridge

Government Mandate – This location may have COVID-19 travel mandates in place, such as proof of vaccination or qualifying negative test results for access to certain local businesses including hotel restaurants, bars, spas, events, and indoor amenities as well as other restrictions based on applicable governmental requirements.

The safety and wellbeing of our guests and colleagues is always a top priority. In light of COVID-19 and for precautionary measures, the following services and facilities will be impacted. For inquiries, please contact the hotel directly.

  • Limited service available - Food and Bar service (View Details)

  • Face coverings - See Marriott Cleanliness Council policies here.

Meeting Registration

In order to pick up your badge and gain access to the M3AAWG meeting space, all registered M3AAWG attendees must show proof of identification to pick up their M3AAWG badge. 

A government issued identification card, with photo and same name registration name must be presented at the registration desk.  

If you are unable to provide identification you will not be granted access to the M3AAWG meeting.  

COVID Testing Sites

We do not promote these businesses, but are providing as a resource:

Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need to be vaccinated to attend the meeting? 
Vaccination requirements will be set according to local government and public health recommendations applicable at the time of the eventIt. While is is not currently required, it is highly encouraged. We encourage individuals who are eligible to receive the booster prior to attending the meeting.

What happens if I have a known exposure risk before coming to M3AAWG?
If a registered attendee has a known COVID-19 exposure risk prior to attending M3AAWG 59, we ask that they not attend the event. M3AAWG will provide a registration credit to anyone that has a known COVID-19 exposure risk that decides not to attend the event.

Do I need to wear a mask during the M3AAWG meeting?
Masking requirements will be set according to local government and public health recommendations applicable at the time of the event. If applicable, M3AAWG will require all attendees to wear a N95/KN95/KF94/FFP2 (or higher grade) masks in the M3AAWG designated meeting space when not consuming food or beverage

What are the health and safety protocols at the event and hotel?  
See Marriott Cleanliness Council policies here.

Is there a virtual element if I cannot attend in person? 
No, M3AAWG is not offering a virtual component to the 59th General Meeting.

I am attending the meeting in-person and I do not feel well; what do I do?
If you feel sick or are having COVID like symptoms while on property, stay in your room and contact support@m3aawg.org and Executive Directory, Amy Cadagin (amy@m3aawg.org) as soon as possible.

If issues arise that require changes to the 59th General Meeting, all changes will be communicated to members via email and updates posted on the Upcoming Meetings page.         

Questions? Please contact support@m3aawg.org

Embassies and Consulates


Local Emergency Numbers

Police, Emergency Medical Services, Fire: 911

Hospital Closest to M3AAWG Meeting Hotel:

The Brooklyn Hospital Center
Address:  121 DeKalb Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11201
Telephone:   718.250.8000

 Pharmacies Closest to M3AAWG Meeting Hotel:

Rite Aid Pharmacy 
Address:  182 Smith Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201
Telephone:  718.522.2991
Hours:  Monday to Friday from 9:00am to 9:00pm ; Saturday from 9:00AM - 5:00PM ; Sunday from 10:00AM - 6:00PM

Walgreens Pharmacy
Address:  16 Court St, Brooklyn, NY 11241
Telephone:  718.855.3980
Hours:  Monday to Friday from 7:00am to 10:00pm ; Saturday & Sunday  from 8:00AM - 10:00PM

Public Emergency Information

For more emergency information, please visit: Department of Emergency Management

American Red Cross – Greater New York Office Address: 520 w 49TH Street, New York, NY Telephone: 877-733-2767

Alerts and Warning Systems

NY-Alert is a text-based notification system for New York’s residents and visitors. NY-Alert will send alerts regarding emergencies to your registered wireless devices and email accounts. Alerts include emergencies disrupting vehicular/pedestrian traffic, tsunami watches and warnings, flooding, Citywide post-disaster information. To sign up for alerts, please visit https://alert.ny.gov/

You may also follow the NY-Alert’s official Twitter account for emergency public information: @NYSDHSES

Wireless Emergency Alerts

Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEAs) are used to send concise, text-like messages to WEA-capable mobile devices during emergency situations. WEA’s are sent by: state and local public safety officials, the National Weather Service, the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, and the President of the United States.

Learn more at https://www1.nyc.gov/site/mopd/resources/emergency-alerts.page