The Utah Jazz and Vivint Enviornment introduced at present the continued requirement of carrying masks at house video games and all facility occasions as a well being and security protocol towards COVID-19, even after the scheduled April 10 lifting of a statewide masks mandate.
Face masks over the nostril and mouth are required for visitors and workers (age 2+) all through the world until an individual is actively consuming or ingesting. Compliance with obligatory masks aligns with the security measures established by the NBA and native well being officers for mass gatherings.
Different COVID-19 procedures will stay in place, together with well being screenings, socially distanced seating preparations, contactless entry with digital tickets, cashless transactions for concessions and merchandise, and decreased capability in frequent areas.
Vivint Enviornment has additionally carried out a “no bag” coverage this 12 months to expedite entry and cut back screening touchpoints. The one exceptions are diaper and medical luggage that shall be X-rayed and can’t be bigger than 14x14x6 inches.
“We proceed to prioritize the well being and security of our followers, workers and gamers,” mentioned Utah Jazz President Jim Olson. “We’re happy that followers have been capable of attend video games since December in a restricted capability with incremental will increase. Whereas progress is being made with ongoing vaccinations, we’re staying the course to take care of a protected and cozy atmosphere and can modify our plans as public well being circumstances enhance.”
The Jazz started the second half of the NBA season in March with an enviornment capability of about 5,500 followers. The Jazz have an upcoming five-game homestand from April 8-16. The ultimate house recreation of the common season at Vivint Enviornment is scheduled for Could 12.