The PGA Tour plans to cease onsite COVID-19 testing for gamers, caddies and officers in July, in accordance to a memo despatched to gamers outlining the circuit’s adjusted protocols.
Players and caddies who’ve been absolutely vaccinated might be exempt from testing and whereas the memo factors out “the Tour does not plan to mandate vaccination,” the circuit is encouraging it.
“There are common misconceptions and concerns about infertility, altering DNA, microchipping, becoming infected with COVID as a result of the COVID-19 vaccine. These misconceptions and concerns are false,” the memo learn.
Starting in July the Tour will end onsite testing, which started when the circuit restarted its schedule final June, and anybody who hasn’t been vaccinated might be required to take a PCR take a look at inside 72 hours of arriving at a Tour-affiliated occasion. Those assessments might be at a participant’s personal expense and might be a “condition of competition.”
Under the adjusted coverage, anybody who has been absolutely vaccinated and comes in contact with somebody who has COVID-19 received’t be compelled to quarantine until they’ve signs related to the coronavirus.