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Buffalo Sabres announce updated vaccine policy

Wed, Dec 22nd 2021 09:30 am

In accordance with the New York state mandate, the Buffalo Sabres, Buffalo Bandits and KeyBank Center are updating vaccination policy. Beginning immediately, all guests 5-11 will be required to present proof of at least the first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine for entry into all events, concerts, Bandits and Sabres games.

Information regarding child vaccination appointments can be found here:

√ Erie County: https://www3.erie.gov/covid/covid-vaccine-ages-5-11

√ New York state: https://covid19vaccine.health.ny.gov/covid20/children

To verify COVID-19 vaccination, guests ages 5 and older will be required to display one of the following before entering KeyBank Center:

  • Physical vaccination card (photo will not be accepted)
  • NYS Excelsior Pass
  • Clear digital vaccine card (individuals under age 14 are not eligible for the Clear app)
  • Government digital vaccine proof from outside New York state

Note: Guests cannot present a photo of a physical vaccine card.

COVID-19 negative test results will not be accepted for entry. There will be no exceptions made to the vaccine requirement.

The NHL has paused all games until Dec. 27.

KeyBank Center is set to welcome the “WWE Holiday Live Tour” on Dec. 30.

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