COVID-19 | NFL updates health protocols

The NFL requires players and staff to wear masks in team facilities regardless of their vaccination status for one week of Thanksgiving as well as having to undergo two tests for COVID-19 after the holiday celebrated on November 25 in the United States.


Maadi Robe
News agency

League protocols have been updated due to the increase in COVID-19 cases in the United States. Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers and Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger both missed a game with the virus.

Wearing a mask will not be required outside or in a training bubble. Exams will be held on November 29 and 1He is Dec.

The NFL has also encouraged its teams to offer driving tests to players’ friends and family or employees who visit or stay with them during the extended vacation. These tests must be conducted prior to any interaction with players and staff and must be conducted at a different time in which players and staff will be tested.

Goodell’s department has reminded its teams to monitor health protocols in their facilities. The NFL offered clubs to provide staff to help them for this.

Last week, the NFL fined Rodgers and wide receiver Allen Lazard $300,000 and $14,650 for violating protocols established by the league and the Players’ Association.

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