Intro to Dragon Con 2021: COVID-19 Protocols

Daily Dragon mascots by Gayle Klar/masked by Shae Connor

Welcome back to Dragon Con, congoers! We’ve missed you all desperately, and we want to keep you safe during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

To protect everyone involved with putting on the convention, Dragon Con has adopted a number of new protocols, including lower attendance limits, additional room cleaning practices, and requirements for face masks and COVID-19 vaccination or a negative test.

For attendees to pick up a badge, they must show proof of full COVID-19 vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test taken within the previous 72 hours. This requirement applies to all attendees; those too young for vaccination must show a negative test result. Documentation can be provided by phone (image/email) or hard copy. Note that Dragon Con will not retain copies of any documentation.

In addition, face masks will be required at all times inside convention venues regardless of vaccination status, including for children over the age of 2. The City of Atlanta is under a mask mandate in addition to convention rules. Face masks should comply with CDC guidance.

For complete details on Dragon Con’s COVID-19 protocols, check the convention’s updates page.

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