COVID insurance policies at festivals range from promoter to promoter, occasion to occasion, metropolis to metropolis. Some require vaccinations, as within the new Los Angeles mandate, others require both proof of a destructive check or vaccinations, others solely require a destructive check, others nonetheless don’t have any necessities in any respect. Within the case of Goldenvoice occasions Coachella and Stagecoach, they initially required vaccinations to enter their occasions this coming yr.
Now, based on their very own insurance policies, they’re reversing that call and permitting destructive Covid exams, as nicely.
“After seeing first-hand the low transmission knowledge and profitable implementation of security protocols at our different festivals this previous month,” Coachella wrote, “we really feel assured that we will replace our well being coverage to permit for: Damaging Covid-19 check taken inside 72 hours of the occasion OR proof of full vaccination.”
This might nonetheless change once more forward of subsequent April, six months away, in fact. The Covid state of affairs has been in a relentless state of flux since a world pandemic was declared a yr and a half in the past, so we’ll should keep watch over how issues develop.