KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KSNW) —The Kansas City Chiefs announced on Thursday they will no longer require masks inside of Arrowhead Stadium.

The decision comes as the mask ordinance put in place by the Kansas City Health Department expired on Dec. 2.

The Chiefs are still encouraging masks, however, per the Kansas City Health Department’s recommendation. Unvaccinated staff members are still required to wear masks.

For more information on the health and safety protocols put forward by the Chiefs, click here.