Public Health reminds community to adhere to sports guidance

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DPHSS would like to remind the community about new protocols authorized under DPHSS Guidance Memo 2021-13, specifically as it relates to sports activities.

DPHSS Guidance Memo 2021-13 went into effect on April 16, and states:

Organized sports, non-contact and contact training and competition is authorized with provisions which include, but are not limited to:

= Total number of persons shall be limited to no more than 50% of the occupancy load, which includes no more than 50 spectators in total, regardless of team affiliation – if held indoors;

= The number of participants is limited to no more than fifty (50) persons with no more than fifty (50) spectators – if held outdoors;

= Athletes must wear face masks at all times when not actively participating in athletic activity; and

= Non-participants, instructors, employees, and parents must wear face masks at all times.

For the latest information on COVID-19, visit dphss.guam.gov or guamrecovery.com. For inquiries on COVID-19, contact 311 through a local number, or call the Joint Information Center at (671) 478-0208/09/10.

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