Saskatchewan Roughriders Release More Details for Game Day Vaccine Verification Program | The Canadian News

Vaccination verification or a verified negative test will be required to enter Mosaic Stadium for a Saskatchewan Roughriders home game.

On Wednesday, the Riders shared more details of the organization’s game day COVID-19 vaccine verification schedule ahead of their next home game on Friday against the Toronto Argonauts.

The club said in a statement that the process was guided by the knowledge of officials from the Ministry of Health and the Saskatchewan Health Association (SHA) to address needs from a health perspective, while considering the experience of the day of the game for his fans.

“To protect fan privacy, the Saskatchewan Roughriders will not retain or store any medical information or proof of vaccination from ticket holders,” the team stated in its statement.

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Due to the additional fan screening process, doors at Mosaic Stadium will be open two hours prior to kick-off at 7:45 p.m.

Attendees are asked to arrive no later than one hour before game time to ensure that people can pass efficiently and avoid missing the start of the game.

This is how the program breaks down.

Two-dose ventilators

• Fans 12 and older should be able to verify that they have received two doses (including one that could be given on game day) of Pfizer, Moderna, or AstraZeneca vaccines (or a mix of two) or a single dose of Johnson and Johnson para You will be allowed into Mosaic Stadium on the day of the game.

• The COVID-19 vaccination record available through individual eHealth Saskatchewan MySaskHealthRecord accounts is the preferred vaccination record to enter Mosaic Stadium and will provide the easiest verification process on game day. The Club recommends having a digital copy or screenshot on a smartphone ready for game day.

• Fans over the age of 18 must present a photo ID that matches the name on the vaccination record. Fans ages 12-17 will need to show their immunization record, but not a photo ID. Fans under the age of 12 are exempt from the policy.

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• Other documents will also be considered, such as the vaccination wallet card received at the time of vaccination, public health COVID vaccination records, Armed Forces records or proof of vaccination from outside the province / outside the province. country, but may require additional verification by volunteers / SHA staff.

• Attaching it to the COVID vaccine stickers will not be accepted as proof of vaccination.

Single dose ventilators or unvaccinated ventilators

• Anyone who does not meet the vaccination requirement (one dose, physician, personal choice) will need to complete an approved test.

• Rapid or PCR tests will only be accepted if completed by a certified clinic and documentation shows a fan’s name that matches a photo ID, as well as the date of collection and test results.

• Approved COVID-19 test results must be from a SHA clinic, Haztech, Quantum Genetic, or Nobel testing companies. Any other results will be forwarded to the SHA Vaccine Verification Team.

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• Note: Because SHA labs are experiencing an increase in volume, anyone requiring proof of a negative test is encouraged to seek private options that can guarantee a timely result.

• Game day quick tests will be available. Haztech will have a rapid testing clinic on site on game day for fans to access, at their own expense.

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• The pre-selection of the vaccination status will be available on Thursday, September 16, from 10 a.m. M. At 4 p. M. And on Friday, September 17, 1 p.m. M. At 5 p. M. At the Rider Ticket box office in Mosaic Stadium. Once the vaccination verification is confirmed, fans will receive a wristband to facilitate access to the vaccination test on game day.

• Doors will open two hours before kickoff to provide additional time for fans to enter the stadium. We advise fans to come no later than one hour before game time to ensure efficient entry and avoid missing the start of the game.

• Fans who have been shortlisted may pass through a dedicated lane located at Gate 1 of Young’s teams only to facilitate entry. Fans with a wrist strap can still enter other doors, however there will be no dedicated lane.

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• All fans will be required to complete the first point of entry which includes proof of vaccination and a photo ID or photo ID and a negative test result within 72 hours of the game.

• SHA will be in place at each gate for Vaccine Verification Climbs and in the aid tents surrounding the stadium.

Mosaic Stadium Vaccination Clinic

• A vaccination clinic will be set up on the west side of the stadium near the Crescent Point Energy Gate 2 aid tents. The clinic will be open from 1 pm until kick-off. If a second dose is needed to enter, it will be allowed and available on game day.

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Additional examples of proof of vaccination or negative test results that can be used at the stage can be found at the website.

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