Omega Bridge


Resources and information for subcontractors, guests, and visitors

The Laboratory requires subcontractors, guests, and visitors to coordinate with their LANL sponsors to complete a review of the COVID-19 Safety Protocols and required training before coming on-site, listed in the “Things to do before coming on-site” section below. Appointments at the LANL Badge Office must be made prior to arriving on-site.

NOTICE Jan. 25: Subcontractors, guests and visitors must show a vaccination card or photo image of the card (or proof of a negative COVID-19 test) before entering the LANL Badge Office. Visitors must also complete a Daily Self-Assessment and get a temperature check at the door.

Vaccination status

As of Oct. 15, 2021, subcontractor employees performing work on-site are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. For more information, see the Sept. 30, 2021, and Sept. 2, 2021, notifications sent to LANL subcontractors.

Guests and visitors
Hosts or sponsors of on-site visitors must attest to the vaccination status of on-site visitors. Guests and visitors must be fully vaccinated or have a negative COVID-19 test conducted within three (3) days prior to their arrival on-site. Unvaccinated visitors without a negative COVID-19 test conducted within three (3) days prior to their arrival on-site will not be allowed on site.

Mask requirement

All on-site subcontractors must wear masks inside all LANL buildings.

Guests and visitors
All on-site visitors must wear masks inside all LANL buildings. Unvaccinated visitors must also wear masks while outdoors.

Acceptable masks: In order of efficacy, are KN95s, three-layered disposable masks, and cloth face masks. Cloth masks must have at least two layers of washable, tightly woven, breathable fabric (such as cotton). All face masks must cover the nose, mouth and chin, and fit snuggly against the sides of the face.

Unacceptable masks: Masks with exhalation valves or any other additional openings, including neck gaiters, bandanas, N95s with exhalation valves, and commercial face masks/coverings with valves.

Things to do before coming on-site