COLUMBUS, Ohio (WJW) – Ohio Governor Mike DeWine is expected to make an announcement this week on sports for all skill levels.
Several county health departments have cited cases involving teenagers as a reason to start school remotely, but when it comes to exercise, there is no single guide for athletes.
Summit County Public Health recommended delaying fall sports.
The Cuyahoga County Board of Health says it is not safe to play right now.
While Erie County says it is following the guidelines of the Ohio High School Athletic Association (OHSAA) with a plan to resume the game.
At the college level, there are reports that the Big 1
Ohio State athletes say they want to play and have signed a waiver to do so.
Football coach Ryan Day says athletes should weigh the decision and that a possible delay in the start would allow them to resolve some of the safety challenges.
For the pros, more than 5 dozen players have signed off from the upcoming NFL season.
The season is scheduled to start on September 10th.
The NFL has canceled the preseason and Hall of Fame game.
As the season progresses, it is unclear whether there would be fans.
In Ohio, there have not been any sanctioned events that would allow a “rally” since the pandemic began.
Governor DeWine is due to speak at 2 p.m. on Tuesday.
FOX8.com will broadcast it live.
Several paediatricians are also on the agenda.
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