FedEx Forum extends mask policy for Grizzlies, Memphis games

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) FedEx Online forum will continue needing face masks everybody going to basketball video games for NBA Memphis Grizzlies and University of Memphis Tigers video games and other arena occasions despite vaccination status through completion of October.

Wednesday’s statement follows Shelby County’s health regulation continuing its mask required. A release specified that unvaccinated viewers 12 years and older need to provide evidence of an unfavorable COVID-19 test a minimum of 72 hours permitted to go to prior to Grizzlies and Tigers video games, beginning with the NBA club’s Oct. 20 house opener. Immunized fans need to reveal evidence of a minimum of one dosage for entry.

Kid age 2-11 need to be masked, the release included, and will require to offer evidence an unfavorable COVID test if seated within 15 feet of the court at Grizzlies video games. Kids under age 2 will not need to use a mask.

Grizzlies President Jason Wexler stated the group surveyed season ticket holders and discovered ”a well-defined supermajority” of them are immunized and wish to remain in a comparable or checked environment.

He included that when the mask order is raised and with the vaccination/negative test policy in location, ”fans can return to a mask-less environment inside FedExForum with the self-confidence that everybody in presence is either immunized or has actually revealed evidence of an unfavorable test.”

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Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.