CLEVELAND — If you're going to an event at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse, make sure you have your mask.
Starting on Dec. 31, anyone over the age of 2 will be required to wear a mask unless actively eating or drinking.
The mandate goes into effect for the Cavs vs. Atlanta Hawks game Friday at 7:30 p.m.
A spokesperson for the Cavs released the following statement:
Our Box Office has been working with ticket holders on an individual basis since the beginning of the pandemic almost two years ago. Customers can always email ContactUs@cavs.com regarding any ticketing questions, concerns or information for any game or show at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse.
As for the timing, we felt it was important to give folks a little time to adjust and be aware, so we selected Friday as the starting date for the requirement. As has been the case all along for most events, though, if guests want to wear a mask today for TSO, they certainly can, which we have strongly recommended all along.
Neck gaiters, bandanas, and masks with valves or vents will not be permitted.
Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse will provide masks at no cost to those who forget to bring one.
The mandate was decided due to a rise of COVID-19 cases in Cuyahoga County.
The mask requirement is currently scheduled to be in effect through January 31, 2022.
Masks will be strongly recommended for Thursday's Trans Siberian Orchestra concerts.
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