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Testing Protocol

As of 09/13/2021:

General seating bowl at Yankee Stadium:

  • Proof of a negative COVID-19 test or COVID-19 vaccination is NOT required for general guests to attend NYCFC games and sit in the seating bowl at Yankee Stadium.

Hospitality/Club areas at Yankee Stadium:

  • Per the NYC Emergency Executive Order No. 225 that started on Monday, September 13, 2021, there are new COVID policies in place for NYCFC fans seated in specific Yankee Stadium hospitality areas.
  • For all guests 12 years and older, proof of a COVID-19 vaccination is now required to dine in the following indoor areas, clubs, and lounges on NYCFC gamedays at Yankee Stadium: Legends Suite Club, Delta SKY360° Suite Club, Pepsi Lounge/Pitchside, Hard Rock Cafe Yankee Stadium
  • Guests who are unable to provide proof of vaccination will be: permitted to pass through the hospitality area for grab-and-go food and to use restrooms, provided with an alternative option for dining in an outdoor area – or you can eat at your respective seat, asked to wear a mask inside at all times.
  • Proof of a negative COVID-19 test does NOT replace the vaccination requirement for guests to enter the clubs/dining spaces listed above.
  • Proof of vaccination is defined as having received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine that has been approved for emergency use or licensed for use by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration or World Health Organization.
  • Proof of vaccination must be presented in the form of the CDC vaccination record card issued or a record of vaccination from the healthcare provider who administered the vaccine along with a government-issued or official document bearing the name of the individual and a photo or date of birth matching the name on the COVID-19 vaccination documentation. Printed COVID-19 vaccination documentation or proof of documentation displayed on your iPhone or Android phone will be accepted including a NYC COVID Safe Pass, New York State Excelsior Pass, or EU Digital Passport.
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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

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.

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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.