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3 Richmond concert venues to require proof of COVID vaccination to attend events

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Posted at 3:48 PM, Aug 12, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-12 16:33:02-04

RICHMOND, Va. -- The National, The Broadberry and The Camel announced on Thursday that they will require people to be vaccinated or provide proof of a negative COVID test in order to attend events.

The Broadberry said their policy will go into effect starting August 16.

"To ensure the safety of our patrons, staff and artists, Broadberry Entertainment Group is closely following CDC guidelines and recommendations to prevent the spread of Covid-19. As a result, the format and/or capacity for shows is subject to change at any time without advance notice."

The Camel said that their policy will also go into effect on August 16.

The National announced that their policy will be in full effect no later than October 1.

In order to attend events, the venues said people either need to provide their CDC-issued vaccination card or a professionally administered COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours of doors opening.