Confirmed – Steelers are Exempt from Wearing Masks

By Justin McGonigle

The Pittsburgh Steelers, and the Pitt Panthers will not be forced to wear masks when they play in home games at Heinz Field. They will however have to abide by the Governor’s regulations during practice and on the sidelines.

The state of Pennsylvania put into effect new measures to help stop the spread of COVID19, and a stricter mandate on masks accompanied the order. There was initially some confusion by different media outlets that suggested the teams playing at Heinz Field would have to adhere to the mandate and wear masks during their games.

That has since been debunked. Below is what the Pennsylvania Governors office said about the matter.

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