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FSU introduces volunteer Stay Healthy Ambassadors at Seminoles home game Saturday

Posted at 5:32 PM, Oct 01, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-03 10:03:24-04

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) — With more safety restrictions in place for Saturday's Florida State University home game, fans can expect to see new faces enforcing the measures.

When COVID-19 safety restrictions started in the Spring the Student Health Advisory Committee needed a way to encourage healthy behavior to their classmates.

Now, they have the Stay Healthy Ambassadors.

The 95 student volunteers provide access to information and resources on COVID-19 related concerns to their classmates and parents.

Typically you'll find students stationed around school handing out face masks and answer questions.

This weekend you'll see their white polos throughout Doak Campbell Stadium reminding fans to wear a mask and socially distant.

"Just overall health and well-being of everybody in the campus community," said Mari Kay Avant, the UHS program sponsor. "So whatever we may be, with whatever season is there, it's promoting those healthy behaviors and keeping us all well, so that we can be on campus."

Kay Avant says fans can expect to see 15 ambassadors at every home game this

Saturday morning Veronika Vernachio will introduce you to some of these students who say they just want to keep everyone healthy on campus.