Effective immediately, any player or staff member who reports symptoms will be tested promptly, according to the latest memo. “Targeted surveillance testing,” which has been in effect since December 18, will continue.
“This comprehensive, symptom-based approach to testing, reflects our recent experience with the Omicron variant and conforms to current public health recommendations and best practices employed in healthcare, and offers the best opportunity for identifying and treating cases promptly and avoiding spread within the facility,” the memo says.
Op Desember 15, the league stated nearly 95% of its players were fully vaccinated along with “100%” of other NFL personnel. The NFL, like other sports leagues, does not mandate that players be vaccinated.
Die 2021 NFL season is coming to a close, with only the Tennessee Titans, Kansas City Chiefs, Buffalo Bills, Cincinnati Bengals, Green Bay Packers, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Los Angeles Rams and San Francisco 49ers remaining.
Super Bowl LVI is scheduled to be played February 13 at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, Kalifornië.