Clockwork Alchemy COVID-19 Policy

Updated November 17, 2023

Clockwork Alchemy (hereafter “the event”) is currently adopting the California safety measures to prevent the spread of Covid-19 and other communicable diseases.  As of February 28, 2023, the Governor terminated the state’s Covid-19 State of Emergency. Please be advised that a risk of exposure to communicable disease, including Covid-19, exists at events in public spaces.

By attending the event, you acknowledge this inherent risk on behalf of yourself and/or any Minor (under 18 years or age) attending the event for which you serve as Guardian (collectively, “You”) and, as a condition of entering the event. You acknowledge, understand, and confirm you will abide by all terms of admission and participation (as may be updated from time to time) and event health-and-safety requirements, all local public health regulations and guidance from the State of California and the city/county of San Mateo ( which are in effect at the time of entry.

Clockwork Alchemy 2024 policy

  • Proof of vaccination or negative PCR test are no longer required for entrance into Clockwork Alchemy. The CDC and CA government recommend vaccination and booster vaccinations for maximum protection.
  • Masks are no longer required in any convention space but those who wish to continue wearing masks are encouraged to continue to do so.  Masks are available at Info Desk during the event.
  • Please be considerate of your own health and safety and that of others around you. If you start to feel unwell, please mask up and avoid close contact with others.  Please refrain from coughing/sneezing on people around you. Do not come to the event if you are unwell.

Do’s and don’ts for daily life (

Protect yourself and others by keeping these common-sense safety steps in mind:


  • Get vaccinated and boosted
  • Isolate if you test positive for Covid-19. If you have symptoms, talk to your doctor about treatment.
  • Consider wearing a mask when levels of COVID-19 infections are higher near you
  • Get tested and stay home if you’re sick
  • Get tested if required by your workplace
  • Wear a mask to protect the vulnerable


  • Lose your proof of vaccination
  • Think you can’t get the virus or pass it on because you feel well
  • Assume everyone is vaccinated
  • Expect all COVID-19 rules everywhere to be lifted
  • Attend large events if you’re sick
  • Travel if you’re sick