NFL plans to invite vaccinated health care workers to Super Bowl
The NFL wants to thank those who worked on the front lines during the pandemic
LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN)- NFL commissioner, Roger Goodell, announced that the NFL plans to invite vaccinated health care workers to the Super Bowl 55 game.
In a letter to Rob Higgins, president of the host committee for this year’s Super Bowl, Goodell wrote that he wanted to “honor and thank health care workers for their extraordinary service during the pandemic.”
Earlier today, Commissioner Roger Goodell sent this letter to Rob Higgins, President of the Tampa Super Bowl Host Committee: pic.twitter.com/Yo0pGjwt2d
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Goodell added in the letter: “We all know that over the past year, these frontline workers have put their own lives at risk to the benefit of society and we owe them our ongoing gratitude. We also know that they will remain essential for months to come to treat those who are ill and administer vaccines. We hope that in some small way, this initiative will inspire our country and recognize these true American heroes as we look forward to a better and healthier year.”
The NFL has not yet determined how many people will be allowed to attend this year’s Super Bowl, but they plan on having some for the league’s biggest game of the season.
For stadiums that have allowed fans in 2020, masks and social distancing have been required.
The Super Bowl is scheduled to be played on Feb. 7, 2021, in Tampa, Florida.