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As Sports Move Indoors For Winter, Health Department Offers Guidance

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The Springfield-Greene County Health department is offering tips to help reduce the spread of COVID-19 during athletic events and organized activities.

The guidance can be found at?health.springfieldmo.gov/playsafely.  It provides information on how to safely engage in sports as teams and organizations transition into the winter months and indoor play, according to the City of Springfield in a news release.  “

There are individualized tips for sports and physical activities, facilities that host sporting events and other organized activities. There are also additional resources such as an outline of risk associated with contact sports, a breakdown of common myths surrounding COVID-19 and sports, and a full toolkit for the community to access.