Health Care responders will be honored during Super Bowl LV
Tampa- NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and the NFL will honor and recognize health care responders during Super Bowl LV.
Since COVID-19 hit and impacted countries around the globe, health care responders have risked their lives during this tough time. The NFL will allow 7,000 vaccinated health care workers to attend the Super Bowl this year.
"We are grateful for the leadership the NFL has shown in thanking our health care workers and promoting vaccine acceptance around Super Bowl LV. I applaud them for making safety their top priority, and for taking a thoughtful approach to make sure that the Super Bowl will be a safe and meaningful experience for fans and the Tampa Bay community,'"State Surgeon General Dr.Scott Rivkees.
"I cannot think of a greater stage than Super Bowl LV to honor our healthcare professionals. On behalf of Tampa Bay, I thank the NFL for their commitment to recognize our local heroes for their tireless efforts and dedication to help us get through this pandemic," Ken Hagan Hillsborough County Commissioner.
Outside of healthcare workers, there will be 14,500 fans inside the stadium during Super Bowl and will be practicing social distancing among each others. "We applaud the NFL for honoring health care workers and promoting vaccine acceptance around Super Bowl LV. We are pleased to support their planning efforts to create a safe and enjoyable event for all attendees, and we look forward to a successful Super Bowl in Tampa Bay, "John Couris, President and CEO, Tampa General Hospital.