The NFL told the White House about their intention to help in the Covid-19 pandemic. They wish to offer their 30 stadiums for vaccination.
The league wants to help vaccinate over 2 million people after announcing their Covid-19 vaccination program in 30 stadiums.
The NFL authority released a video clip to promote their contribution in these troubled times. Many officials from different teams have applauded the league’s effort to offer 30 stadiums for the Covid-19 vaccination program.
Applause for NFL’s contribution
A tweet said that NFL proved their commitment to serve their community by offering such support and facilities in 20 stadiums already.
Michael Bidwell, the owner of the Arizona Cardinals, said that many people got emotional when they received their second shot of Covid-19 vaccines in the stadium of State Farm. He said that they are happy to contribute in whatever capacity possible in these challenging times. People waiting in the stadium’s parking lot and building were overwhelmed by emotions.
NFL clubs committed to serving their people in these troubled times
The NFL informed the new administration of Joe Biden in February that they wanted to offer their 30 stadiums for the Covid-19 vaccination program. It would help to vaccinate a large number of people.
Roger Goodell, the commissioner of the NFL, said that the league and its 32 clubs intend to serve people as much as possible. The clubs are going to offer their stadiums for the program of mass vaccination. Federal, States and local health authorities will have the ease to coordinate the public to conduct the Covid-19 vaccination with all these stadiums available as sites of vaccines.
Many clubs had offered their stadiums for Covid-19 testing as well. The clubs have put in a lot of effort in the last few months by making their stadiums available for mass testing.
NFL employees must take the vaccine
The NFL’s announcement on Wednesday informed that their employees who come under Tier 1 & Tier 2 would have Covid-19 vaccines. However, they can opt out if they choose to due to their religious or medical condition. But they must officially apply it.
The employees who would fail to comply with such instruction would lose their tier 1 and tier 2 facilities. Moreover, eague will cancel their accessibility to the club’s football grounds. They might even lose access to work with club football players directly.