Maine CDC Director offers opinion on contact sports

Maine CDC Director offers opinion on contact sports

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PARENTS CAN FIND MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE TUITION AND SCHOLARSHIPS… ON THEIR WEBSITE. DURING TODAY’S MAINE C-D-C NEWS BRIEFING, DOCTOR NIRAV SHAH WAS ASKED ABOUT HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS PLAYING CONTACT SPORTS THIS FALL LIKE FOOTBALL AND SOCCER. DOCTOR SHAH SAID THAT THE C-D- C IS COMMUNICATING WITH THE MAINE PRINCIPALS ASSOCIATION BUT THAT THE M-P-A WILL MAKE THE FINAL CALL. HE ADDED THERE IS MORE OF A RISK OF GETTING COVID-19 WITH CONTACT SPORTS BUT ADDED MAINE’S LOW NUMBER OF CASES COULD HELP IMPACT A FINAL DECISION. “THERE IS THAT QUESTION, ABOUT WHETHER BECAUSE OF THOSE LEVELS, MAINE MIGHT BE ABLE TO UNDERTAKE THOSE SPORTS, IN A MANNER THAT IS SAFE, IN A WAY THAT OTHER STATES IN THE SOUTH AND IN THE WEST, MIGHT NOT BE ABLE TO D

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Maine CDC Director offers opinion on contact sports

Dr. Nirav Shah says contact sports are a higher risk.

Dr. Nirav Shah says contact sports are a higher risk.

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