Blues to end vaccination, negative test requirement for games and events
ST. LOUIS — The St. Louis Blues announced today that starting Sunday, fans attending home games will no longer be required to show proof of a COVID-19 vaccination or a recent negative COVID-19 test result. 19 to enter the Enterprise Center.
The policy is being halted in recognition of the significant reduction in local COVID-19 cases while aligning with the City of St. Louis’ recent announcement that its indoor mask mandate will expire at 11:59 p.m. Saturday.
Fans attending the Missouri Valley Conference Men’s Basketball Tournament Championship Game at Enterprise Center on Sunday will therefore not be required to show proof of vaccination or a negative test result to enter, nor will they be required to wear a mask at inside the site.
The policy shutdown at the Stifel Theater will go into effect on Monday, March 7.
Certain concerts, shows, or other events at the Stifel Theater, as well as Enterprise Center, may be subject to vaccination or mask-wearing protocols at the request of the performer. For example, proof of vaccination or a recent negative COVID-19 test will be required this Sunday afternoon at the Stifel Theater for the performance of Neighborhood Live by Daniel Tiger!
The policy of requiring vaccinations or testing negative was introduced in October, before the Blues’ first regular season home game, and applied to all guests, event staff, sponsors, media and to everyone who entered the Enterprise Center and the Stifel Theater.
The Blues will continue to be guided in the coming months by the CDC as well as local, state and federal health and safety authorities.
“Returning to full capacity in October required a commitment from everyone, including our fans and guests, for the well-being of everyone who entered the Enterprise Center and Stifel Theatre,” said Chris Zimmerman, President and CEO of Business Operations at St. Louis. Blues, Enterprise Center and Stifel Theatre. “It is because of this commitment, here and throughout our community, that we are able to make this announcement today. “We are extremely grateful for everyone’s support and compliance over the past five months. It is always possible to have to revise the vaccination or negative test policy, but we certainly hope that this will not be the case. With this in mind, we ask all of our guests to continue to do their utmost to respect the health and safety of their fellow fans, as well as our employees who are there to serve them. The more we do for each other, the better off we will all be.”
For the most up-to-date information on health and safety policies for Blues matches and other events at Enterprise Center and/or Stifel Theatre, visit stlouisblues.com/safety.