The NBA has set its Health and Safety COVID-19 Protocols for the upcoming 2022-23 season, according to The Athletic's Shams Charania. It includes weekly surveillance testing for unvaccinated players while vaccinated players will only test when symptomatic with a player being isolated immediately following a positive test. Also, masks will not be required.
NBA’s Health and Safety COVID-19 Protocols for 2022-23 season, per sources:— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) August 30, 2022
- Once-weekly surveillance testing for unvaccinated players
- Vaccinated players only test when symptomatic
- Isolation immediately upon positive test
- Face masks not required