Returning to Youth Sports During COVID-19


 Download St. Louis Sports Medicine COVID-19 Task Force Return-to-Sports Recommendations

 Download St. Louis County Youth Sports Guidelines

Facebook Live (June 24, 2020): Kids in St. Louis may be playing sports again, but activities look a little different as coaches and athletes make safety a top priority. So, what’s next? How do coaches continue implementing safety precautions, such as social distancing, sanitization and health screenings, while ramping up team activities?

Our experts Mark Halstead, MD, Jeff Nepple, MD, Jason Newland, MD, discuss updates to last month’s return-to-sports recommendations for young athletes returning to organized play.



Facebook Live (May 20, 2020): It’s the question many parents are asking: when will it be safe for sports? Washington University sports medicine specialists
Jeff Nepple, MD, and Mark Halstead, MD, and Washington University pediatric infectious diseases specialist Jason Newland, MD, discuss the recently released recommendations, and the phased approach, for young athletes returning to organized play.

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