House of Representatives COVID-19 Protocol

  • The House follows CDC guidelines regarding precautions for staff with COVID-19. The House encourages members to follow the same precautions and provides an alternative voting mechanism for the House Chamber to assist with compliance.

  • For individuals who have been exposed to someone diagnosed with COVID-19, the House follows the designated CDC guidelines for close contacts.

  • Individuals that do not feel well should not visit the Capitol or House Office Building.

  • Face coverings are available at the Sergeants Desk in the House Office Building, South Tower entrance, and in front of the House Chamber..

  • Enhanced cleaning processes are part of the permanent housekeeping plan for shared spaces and hand sanitizing stations are in place in the Capitol and House Office Building.

  • Advanced air filtration systems have been installed throughout the House Office Building and in the elevator cabs as a permanent part of the building infrastructure.