ANNAPOLIS, Md. (WJZ) — Fans attending football games at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium will be required to wear masks in indoor spaces, Naval Academy Director of Athletics Chet Gladchuk announced on Wednesday.
Restrooms, elevators, the indoor section of the club level in Akerson Tower, inside suites and the press box are all part of the policy, Gladchuk said.READ MORE: 'This Is 10K People Who Have Died' Maryland Woman Shares Story After Mom Dies From COVID-19, Urges People To Get Vaccinated
Fans who are unvaccinated and unable to maintain six feet of distance are required to wear a mask at all times.READ MORE: ‘This Loss Is Ours As A City’ Baltimore Hockey Team Mourns Two Young Members, Murdered In East Baltimore Shooting
Staff at the stadium will wear personal protective equipment and take part in a health screening before entering the building.
Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium will be deep cleaned before and after events, and staff will sanitize high touch point areas throughout the building during the game, the academy said.MORE NEWS: Local Small Business Owners Share How American Rescue Plan Funding Helped To Keep Them Afloat
The Midshipmen open up the season on Sept. 4 with a home game against Marshall.