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Testing Protocol

As of 03/07/22:

Yankee Stadium

Proof of a negative COVID-19 test or vaccination is NOT required at Yankee Stadium. Please note that government mandates, venue protocols and event requirements are subject to change. Continue to check nycfc.com for the latest information.

Citi Field

Citi Field is operating at full capacity. At this time, fans do not need to show proof of a negative COVID test and/or vaccination to enter the ballpark with a valid ticket. Social distancing and mask requirements at the ballpark have been eased.

Red Bull Arena

Guests are not required to be fully vaccinated or produce a negative COVID-19 test result before arriving. Masks are not mandatory, but we recommend all fans wear masks while attending matches.

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Mask Requirements

Consistent with CDC and New York State Department of Health guidelines (as of 06.15.2021), fully vaccinated Guests attending NYCFC games at Yankee Stadium are no longer required to wear face coverings; however, we encourage fully vaccinated Guests to wear face coverings while indoors, e.g. in restrooms, retail stores, club areas, etc.

Guests three (3) years and older who are not yet fully vaccinated against COVID-19 must continue to wear a face covering over their nose and mouth at all times while visiting Yankee Stadium except when actively eating or drinking at their ticketed seats. Facial shields without an accompanying facial covering will not be permitted.

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CDC Guidelines

Fans should read and follow the CDC recommended guidelines which can be found here.

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Cleaning Procedures

Based on the WELL Health Safety Rating and Standards, enhanced cleaning and disinfecting protocols have been instituted to include public areas frequented by Guests and staff. Yankee Stadium’s cleaning tools (e.g., mops, wipes, cloths) are and will be single-use only to enhance cleaning so as to meet or exceed the ideal level of disinfection, while reducing cross-contamination.

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Cashless Transactions

Yankee Stadium

To reduce and avoid contact between cash and food/retail handling, all Yankee Stadium retail food and beverage locations will be cashless and will only accept credit/debit cards, advanced purchases, and touchless payments. Additionally, mobile ordering and pick up through Uber Eats will be available at select stands on the Field and Main Levels. For Guests who wish to pay with cash, cash conversion stations (e.g., reverse ATM machines) will be available at three locations throughout Yankee Stadium issuing no-fee, prepaid debit cards starting at $1 minimum denomination. The prepaid debit card can be used at any food or retail location inside the Stadium. Any remaining funds left on the prepaid debit card can be used anywhere that Mastercard is accepted.

Citi Field

Citi Field will be a completely cashless venue in 2021. Select locations on concourses will have reverse ATMs for fans to change cash into cards. Fans will also have the ability to place an order on their mobile devices and pickup those items at a designated location instead of order takers/runners.

Red Bull Arena

In an effort to further reduce contact, Red Bull Arena is now 100% cashless. Your experience will also feature more contactless transactions including mobile ticketing, touchless gate entry, mobile ordering, and more.

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Stay home if...

If you feel sick or are showing COVID-19 symptons, such as fever or chills, cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, sore throat, congestion, nausea, comiting, diarrhea.

If you have a temperature reading above 99.9.

If you have been, or believe to have been in close contact with anyone confirmed to have tested positive for COVID-19 or is displaying any COVID-like symptoms

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Stadium Modifications

Plexiglass, signage & floor markers, and other physical distancing equipment has been installed in customer contact areas. Furniture has been removed from the concourse in common areas, and every other restroom stall and sinks, with touchless faucets, will be closed in order to ensure that individual or groups of Guests on the premises maintain six (6) feet of separation from each other and avoid congestion.

Portable food carts, hawking/in-seat vending and in-seat food delivery will be suspended. And, elevator occupancy will also be restricted.

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Staff Health Screenings

Your safety is of our utmost concern and as such all employees of Yankee Stadium will be temperature checked and appropriately health screened upon entering the Stadium. Personnel will be required to wear face coverings as part of updated uniform policies.

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Many concessions locations will remain active to continue to serve and promote physical distancing. We have updated our transaction process and item packaging to encourage a contactless, expedited service. Additionally, mobile ordering and pick up through Uber Eats will be available at select stands on the Field and Main Levels. Guests may only eat or drink in their ticketed seat and are not permitted to eat or drink while on the concourse.