OHL announces proof of full vaccination will be required for fans in 2021-22 season

Yet another league adopts a mandatory vaccine policy. Thoughts?


The Ontario Hockey League (OHL) has announced a mandatory vaccination policy for all spectators at OHL events, including games and practices during the 2021-22 season.

From the OHL:

Toronto, Ont. – The Ontario Hockey League (OHL) is announcing that effective October 7, 2021 with the commencement of the 2021-22 regular season, the League will be expanding its current vaccination policy which applies to members of the OHL Community. This expanded policy will cover all spectators and other attendees at all OHL events, including games and practices.
Those wishing to gain access to OHL facilities of the 17 Ontario based teams will be required to provide proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 and follow any other safety protocols while in the facility. Children under the age of 12 will be required to be accompanied and supervised by a fully vaccinated adult and will be required to follow all safety protocols.

The OHL is following in the footsteps of the Western Hockey League (WHL) by enacting this policy.