Vaccination or negative COVID-19 test needed to attend Ti-Cat, Forge FC games after Labour Day – Hamilton

Fans must be vaccinated or present a negative COVID-19 test result to watch professional sport at Tim Horton’s Field this fall.

The Hamilton Tiger Cats and Forge FC are the latest to announce their health and safety protocol.

ANNOUNCED IMMEDIATELY: Working with @cityofhamilton, we announced that this season all fans, staff and event staff will need to provide proof of vaccination OR COVID-19 negative test in order to participate in the Ticats Games.

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– Hamilton Tiger-Cats (@Ticats) August 23, 2021

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The new rules go into effect for the TiCats home opener against the Toronto Argonauts on Labor Day and require all staff, event staff and guests to provide proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test result to enter the stadium.

The clubs say more details on how the protocols will be implemented will be announced in the coming days or weeks.

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Forge FC’s first home game according to the protocols will be against York United FC on September 11th.

In a media release released on Monday morning, Tiger-Cats and Forge FC say they will continue to prioritize the health and safety of employees, partners and fans in order to ensure a safe environment in the stadium at all times.

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To support the COVID-19 vaccination effort, a pop-up clinic is underway and will run at Tim Horton’s Field through Wednesday.

Hamilton Public Health Services is hosting a mobile vaccination clinic at @TimHortonsField on August 23, 24, and 25.

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– Hamilton Tiger-Cats (@Ticats) August 19, 2021

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Hamilton Public Health Services is working with the Tiger Cats to hold the mobile vaccine clinics during three of the Canadian Football League (CFL) team’s exercises.

Fans can get vaccinated, watch training, win vouchers for a Forge FC home game and the chance to get Tiger Cats tickets on Mondays and Tuesdays from 10:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and Wednesdays from 10:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

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