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Cedar Cultural Center is latest venue to require proof of COVID vaccination or negative test

The new policy applies to all events at the Minneapolis venue.

Starting Aug. 13, the Cedar Cultural Center will require guests at all of its events to show either proof of a COVID vaccination or proof of a negative COVID-19 test.

The Minneapolis music and arts venue announced the new COVID-19 protocols Tuesday, noting it applies to any and all events, even those hosted by outside groups. The announcement comes just a week after First Avenue instituted a similar policy for shows at all of its venues.

Any attendee, when they try to enter The Cedar, will have to present a document showing they are fully vaccinated (meaning at least 14 days out from the last shot in their vaccine series) or tested negative for COVID-19 in the previous 72 hours. The venue will accept:

  • A physical vaccination record card
  • A printed out file of vaccination record
  • A printed out negative test result
  • A digital document on a mobile device as proof of vaccination. 

The vaccination or negative test document must match that person's ID.

The venue's mask policy — optional for vaccinated individuals, required for those who are unvaccinated — remains unchanged.

Related: The Minnesota businesses, organizations and events that now require or recommend a face mask

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