NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WJHL) – New guidelines for noncontact sports, camps, and higher education were released by Tennessee Governor Bill Lee’s Economic Recovery Group on Thursday.
According to a release from the governor’s office, noncontact sports can resume with precautions under Executive Order 38.
These precautions include:
- Maintaining social distancing
- Wearing masks when feasible
- Adding sanitization measures
Sports allowed to resume include, but are not limited to:
- Disc Golf
- Tennis and other racket sports
- Track and field
- Other running events
- Equestrian activities
Sports like football, wrestling and hockey are currently not permitted except for practicing in ways that does not involve close physical contact.
You can find more of the state’s recommendations on sports by clicking here.
Overnight camps will be allowed to resume with certain protective measures.
Some of the precautionary measures include:
- Pre-screening measures
- Limiting mixing of campers and staff
- Modified sleeping arrangements
More information can be found by clicking here.
The Economic Recovery Group has provided details on how schools are recommended to approach on-campus housing and the isolation of any sick students or staff.
Those recommendations also include guidelines on hows to best limit the number of attendees for in-person classes.
You can find the higher education guidelines by clicking here.
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