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    Carrboro lifts mask mandate for indoor and outdoor adult sports leagues

    After two years of COVID-19 pandemic restrictions, all indoor and outdoor adult sports leagues operated through Carrboro Recreation, Parks, & Cultural Resources will no longer require masks. The mandate was lifted on April 4 after  Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools dropped its mask requirement. All indoor and outdoor facilities are now fully operational.  “We are following the school system guidelines,” said Carrboro Recreation, Parks, & Cultural Resources Recreation Administrator Charles Harrington. “We have to be respectful to their policies and procedures.”  The changes also apply to adult volleyball drop-in sessions, which were shut down in March 2020 shortly after the pandemic began. Open play sessions resumed in late March of this…

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    Cover Up! New York Keeps High School Indoor Sports Mask Mandate

    With the fall sports season transitioning to the winter, the days of open-air fields and stadiums have come to a close for the time being. With the transition indoors, the transition back to wearing masks follows, according to the state of New York. New York State Requiring Masks at High School Indoor Sporting Events In conjunction with New York state’s most recent mandate, which require masks indoors at such places as schools, the New York State Public High School Athletic Association has upheld its mask regulations at indoor sporting events from a season ago. The regulations will also be enforced at this weekend’s New York state high school football championships,…

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    DC area schools release mask guidance for fall sports

    Fall sports mask guidelines Bob Barnard has the latest on fall sports mask guidelines WASHINGTON – Schools across the region are releasing their fall sports mask guidelines as the new school year and season approaches. In Washington, D.C., the District’s State Athletic Association requires all student-athletes participating in indoor sports and activities wear masks regardless of their vaccination status. They also recommend – but do not require — all student-athletes participating in high-impact sports wear masks and be tested regularly for COVID-19. In Fairfax County, masks are not required for outdoor activities. Masks are required for coaches and all players for indoor activities – which applies to all students and…

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    New mask mandate will include indoor sports this fall, Ann Arbor Public Schools says

    ANN ARBOR – Ann Arbor Public Schools’ new universal mask mandate will also impact athletic teams that compete indoors within the district, according to Andrew Cluley, AAPS Director of Communications. On Friday, AAPS announced that all students, staff and visitors would be required to wear masks indoors for the 2021-2022 school year due to rising number of COVID-19 cases and recommendation from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the American Academy of Pediatrics. The mask mandate will extend to indoor sports teams – volleyball and swimming and diving – within the district at Pioneer, Huron and Skyline high schools as well as opposing teams traveling to those schools,…

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    Pritzker’s P-12 mask mandate extends to indoor sports | News

    Gov. J.B. Pritzker has announced a universal mask mandate for Illinois’ P-12 schools that extends to indoor athletics. Pritzker said during a press conference Wednesday afternoon that the rising number of COVID-19 cases among young people, fueled in part by the disease’s spreading Delta variant, is leading to him enforcing universal masking inside of schools regardless of vaccination status. Pritzker also said face coverings will be required for all indoor recreation. That will not be the case for outdoor sports. He added that his office is prepared to supply masks to any school districts that need them. On the IHSA front, the mandate most immediately will affect those associated with…

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    Illinois fall high school sports practices begin amid indoor mask mandate for athletes | St. Louis News Headlines

    (KMOV.com) – Illinois high schools resumed athletic practices Monday after several schools had to do a shortened or delayed season last year due to COVID-19. “It’s a really great time for our kids, for our school buildings to come back to life after a tough year last year,” said Belleville Township High School District superintendent Brian Mentzer.  Illinois Governor JB Pritzker announced new mitigations to stop the spread of the COVID-19 Delta variant. This comes less than a week after Illinois governor JB Pritzker mandated all athletes participating in indoor sports wear masks. The mandate means the football team, for example, does not need to wear a mask when…

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