Savannah Bananas announce COVID-19 safety procedures at games

Savannah Bananas announce COVID-19 safety procedures at games
(Source: WTOC)

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WTOC) - The Savannah Bananas have announced safety procedures that will be in place during this season’s home games as precautions for COVID-19.

In April, the Bananas organization announced that only 50 percent capacity would be allowed at games to help with social distancing. The Bananas released more details on Thursday.

In anticipation of Opening Day, the Savannah Bananas are sharing with the public the enhanced health and safety measures...

Posted by The Savannah Bananas on Thursday, June 18, 2020
  • Fans will have their temperature taken before they enter the park.
  • Are encouraged to wear masks.
  • Tickets will be scanned digitally so there’s no physical interaction.
  • Seating and lines inside the stadium will be set up to keep people 6 feet apart.
  • Fans also can expect sanitizing stations throughout the park.

“Our Goal is to continue the fun at the ball park. Yes it will be different, yes we’re going above and beyond for the fans as far as precautions and being safe. Yes we’ve had numerous conversations with the health department, city officials and the league to make sure it’s a safe environment here. So yes it’s going to be different. We had to cut the capacity in half which was very challenging,” said team owner Jesse Cole.

Employees and players will have their owns set of guidelines to follow.

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