N.C. - Duke Athletics
announced on Thursday its heat management plan for Saturday, September 25 when
temperatures are expected to be in the mid-90s for Duke's home football game
against Army at Wallace Wade Stadium. Kick-off is set for 3 p.m.
The strategy will be implemented by Duke Athletics in
conjunction with its gameday partners including Duke EMS, Duke Police, Duke
Emergency Medicine/Division of Prehospital and Disaster Medicine, Duke
Parkwood EMS, SMAT, NROTC, AAAA, and Staff One.
The following services will be provided:
1. Water and Gatorade stations will be available adjacent to
the First Aid/EMS tents located behind sections 6 and 20. Fans are
permitted to bring empty plastic containers no larger than 20 ounces to be
filled at the water and Gatorade stations.
2. Air-conditioned cooling stations will be available in the
Parkwood EMS trailer located behind section 6 next to the East Gate and in the
Murray Building/Main Medical First Aid Station located behind section 20.
Cooling and mist fans also will be located in these areas.
3. Shade is available in multiple locations around the
stadium including behind sections 6 and 9, and under the breezeways to the
Finch-Yeager Press Box.
4. For medical assistance, fans should visit the first aid
stations located behind sections 6 and 20 or notify the nearest event staff or
Fans may visit the Guest Services Gazebos located at the
north, east, and west gate entrances with any questions or concerns.
Tickets to the Duke-Army game are available online at www.GoDuke.com or may be purchased by calling
the Duke Athletics Ticket Office at 1-877-375-DUKE.
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