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UNL puts in place COVID-19 precautions for first home game

COVID-19 precautions will be in place for the first Husker football game Oct. 31.
COVID-19 precautions will be in place for the first Husker football game Oct. 31.
Published: Oct. 28, 2020 at 8:51 AM CDT|Updated: Oct. 28, 2020 at 10:08 AM CDT
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LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) - For the first Nebraska football game of the shortened season, precautions will be in place amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the university announced Wednesday.

Only players, coaches, staff, their family members, stadium employees and credentialed media will be allowed inside Memorial Stadium during the game, Saturday Oct. 31.

The Husker Spirit Squad and the Cornhusker Marching Band will not be present for the game. However, the Nebraska Athletic Department and HuskerVision are teaming up to deliver a “Second Screen” virtual game day experience for fans. For more information, visit https://go.unl.edu/r896.

Anyone inside the stadium will also be required to wear face coverings and urged to practice social distancing.

For fans, tailgating on university property is strictly prohibited, while campus parking lots, garages, and buildings will be closed to the general public.

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