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Onsite Services


The 2024 Policy Action Institute will take place at the Westin Washington, D.C. Downtown at 999 9th St. NW. Registration will take place in the Rock Creek Ballroom Foyer on the Ballroom Level (two levels down from the main lobby).

Accessibility Information

It is the policy of APHA to hold meetings, conference and professional gatherings where no attendee feels excluded due to disabilities, allergies or personal preferences. APHA complies with the American with Disabilities Act and makes all reasonable arrangements to ensure comfortable and accessible events for all. We recognize not all disabilities require accommodations, and some are invisible. While we do not require attendees to disclose their needs, contact us at or complete the accessibility questions during the registration process for individualized support.

APHA encourages attendees and presenters to consider the needs of others when planning their presentations, communications and interactions. APHA promotes the use of inclusive language throughout the event. As a courtesy to attendees with chemical sensitivities, all attendees should refrain from using scented products.

The Westin Washington, D.C. Downtown is fully accessible. If you have questions for the hotel, you can call 202-898-9000.

Mother’s Room

A mother’s room will be available for nursing mothers. The room will include a refrigerator. Visit the registration desk for information on how to access the room.

Gender-Neutral Bathroom

A gender-neutral bathroom has been designated near the Rock Creek Ballroom. Visit the registration desk for directions.

Quiet Space

The Westin Washington, D.C. has several private spaces within their lobbies. We encourage you to step away as needed. If you need a private space to step away, please visit the registration desk.