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Registration FAQs

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Access an existing registration

If you need your registration ID or registration confirmation email, contact apharegistration@spargoinc.com.

Certificate of Attendance

You will be able to secure a certificate of attendance after Nov. 15 through your registration record.

Will COVID-19 vaccinations be required to attend the 2023 Annual Meeting and Expo? Will masks be required?

APHA is requiring all in-person attendees to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination. See our full vaccination policy for more details.

Masks are encouraged, but not required. However, this policy is subject to change based on local/state/federal public health guidelines at the time of the meeting.

Continuing Education

The Annual Meeting offers up to 20.5 CE credit hours. The first discipline is included with your meeting registration and each additional discipline is $10. Credits can be earned in the following CE types: Certified in Public Health, Health Education CHES, Nursing, Veterinary, CME (for DO or MD) and OP for other health professionals. Learn more.

CE credits can only be earned by attending the meeting in Atlanta. No credits are available for the digital meeting.

Need Financial Assistance

APHA member groups have a limited number of scholarships available. See which groups have availability.

Cancellation and Substitution Policy

Cancellation and Substitutions

Notice of registration cancellation must be received in writing by APHA no later than Sept. 29, 2023. No refunds will be processed after that date. Email your written cancellation to apharegistration@spargoinc.com.

  • Membership is non-transferable, non-refundable and non-tax-deductible.
  • Ticketed events and contributions to Help Us Help Them are non-refundable.
  • Substitutions (virtual or in-person) are permitted with a $100 transfer fee and written authorization from the original registrant. If the original registrant is a member, the substitute must also be a member or pay the membership fee. There are no refunds for a change in membership category.

In-Person Attendees

  • A $100 cancellation fee will be deducted from each Annual Meeting registration ($50 for students, discounted member categories and guests), plus a $75 fee for each Learning Institute. 
  • For international participants, if the cancelation is due to a visa denial, requests for refunds must be supported by official documentation. After the cancellation deadline, no refund will be issued.
  • If you wish to convert your in-person registration to a digital meeting registration, log back into your record using the link in your confirmation email.  If you have difficulties, contact apharegistration@spargoinc.com. No refund will be given for switching to the digital meeting. 
  • Mailed badges must be returned by Nov. 27, 2023 to receive a refund and must be received before a refund can be processed.  APHA and its registration management partner are NOT RESPONSIBLE for lost, late, illegible, mutilated, postage-due or misdirected badges being returned so that a refund may be completed. Mail badges to: APHA c/o Spargo, Inc., 11208 Waples Mill Road, Suite 112, Fairfax, VA 22030.

Digital Meeting Attendees

  • No refunds will be provided for the digital meeting.
  • If you wish to convert your digital registration to an in-person registration, log back into your record using the link in your confirmation email. If you have difficulties, contact apharegistration@spargoinc.com. You will be required to pay the difference between the cost of a digital meeting registration and an in-person registration at your member category.
Help Us, Help Them

Each year, APHA selects a local organization to donate to leading up to the meeting. The APHA 2023 host city charity is the Feminist Women’s Health Center. Learn more.