MIAMI (CBSMiami) – The Miami Heat will finally have fans back in the stands thanks to come COVID-sniffing dogs.
Miami hosts the red-hot Los Angeles Clippers on Thursday, which will mark the first game that Heat ticket holders are welcomed back into the AmericanAirlines Arena.READ MORE: Johnson & Johnson Single-Shot COVID-19 Vaccine Joining In The Fight Against Global Pandemic
But fans looking forward to seeing Heat players such as Bam Adebayo or Jimmy Butler in action, they must first go through 2-year-old Dutch Shepherd Tina.
Tina, along with other COVID-sniffing dogs, is going to be used to detect coronavirus from any fans attending the Heat home games.
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Other protocols include: answering a mandatory health screening questionnaire, wearing masks at all times and only soda and water will be sold.
All transactions will be cashless.
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About 2,000 fans are expected in attendance.