Gov. Whitmer signs executive order requiring face coverings for organized sports
Gretchen Whitmer signed an executive order Wednesday in regards to face coverings for organized sports. The COVID-19 virus is easily spread through airborne particles and can affect everyone differently. Gyms reopened Wednesday with restrictions that gym goers must wear a face covering at all times, including during exercise, and create workout stations or implement protocols to allow six feet of distance between everyone inside. "Since contact sports pose a high risk of transmitting COVID-19, MDHHS recommends that people should choose to avoid them. MDHHS' guidance recommends mitigation measures organized sports teams may take to reduce the spread of COVID-19 during training, practices, and competitions.
Expect the fall sports season in Michigan to look a lot different
Gretchen Whitmer came out about organized sports, the kids were back on the field. The kids were calling me excited, so excited saying, Were back, said Denby assistant coach Zach Carr. Detroit Public Schools and Consolidated District (DPSCD) Superintendent Nikolai Vitti has been pushing for fall sports to resume. I think it means everything to these kids, said Central assistant coach Damon Turner. Central head coach Jimmie Macon said small attendance isnt an issue, but what organized sports provide the children is.