Connect with us

New York Islanders

New York Islanders Update Entry Policy for Nassau Coliseum

Published

on

NHL New York Islanders fans at Nassau Coliseum

Beginning on April 1, the New York Islanders are adjusting the requirements allowing fans back into the Nassau Coliseum.

Fans will be allowed to show a negative COVID-19 antigen test result or proof that they’ve been fully vaccinated as a way to get into the arena. The antigen test result must have been within six hours of game time and anyone showing proof of vaccination must have received their final dose at least 14 days prior to the game.

The new options are in accordance with new state guidelines from Albany. Originally fans could only use a negative PCR test result to gain entry into sports venues in New York State.

The New York Islanders are still partnered with Northwell Health-GoHealth Urgent Care centers to make sure fans can get negative PCR tests back in time for game days, but they are now also recommending utilizing NY Forward Rapid Test Program sites that can get antigen test results back to people within 30 minutes.

The New York Rangers and Knicks announced on Monday a similar change in their entry policies.

Embattled New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced earlier this month the change in the policy when he told reporters the New York Mets and New York Yankees would be able to have 20 percent capacity when baseball season begins next month. As of now, capacity at indoor arenas is limited to 10 percent capacity.

Welcome to your new home for New York Islanders breaking news, analysis and opinion. Like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and don't forget to subscribe to NYHN+ for all of our members-only content from Christian Arnold and the National Hockey Now network.

GET NYIHN IN YOUR INBOX!

Enter your email address to get all of our articles delivered directly to your inbox.

NYI Team & Cap Info

Recent Comments

Get the best of NYI Hockey Now in your inbox

Sign-up and get all of the best Islanders breaking news and analysis sent straight to your inbox.

Thank you for subscribing.

Something went wrong.