The State Bar of California understands some of you may have concerns regarding the coronavirus and we encourage you to follow the guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization. At this time, the risk in California for contracting the coronavirus is low.
According to the CDC, the best ways to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, the flu and other respiratory viruses are to:
In keeping with the CDC prevention guidelines, the State Bar will have hand sanitizer dispensers stationed at the testing sites for the upcoming administration of the bar exam.
If you would feel more comfortable wearing a mask during the exam, you will be permitted to bring and wear your own mask in the secured testing area in accordance with the following guidelines:
For additional information about illness prevention, please refer to the CDC’s website, and handout from the World Health Organization.