Bixby kicks off football season, what about COVID?
TONIGHT... THE FIRST AMIDTHE PANDEMIC.
SO HOW DOSCHOOLS TAKE PRECAUTIONS ATA FOOTBALL GAM?2 WORKS FOR YOU'S SIERRAPIZARRO JOINS US LIVE FROMSPARTAN STADIUM IN BIXBYWITH SOME ANSWERS.THERE WERE A LOT OF PEOPLEWEARING MASKS.
BUT BIXBYPUBLIC SCHOOLS OFFICIALSSAID THIS STADIUM WOULD ONLYFILL UP TO 50%.
IT WASDEFINITELY 100% ALIVETONIGHT."It's nice to be out in anenvironment and be back withsome good football.""With all the COVID stuff, Ithought, next season maybe."THINK AGAIN.
FOOTBALLKICKED OFF IN GREEN COUNTRYWITH A UNION, BIXBY MATCHUP.AND IT WASN'T JUST GAME ON.THE MASKS WERE ON TOO.It's nice that everybody'sfollowing the rules, just tokeep everybody safe.""All of the fans, we want aseason so bad that we'rewilling to do what we needto do." IT'S NOT JUST MASKSTHAT ARE ON THE LIST OFRULES.
THERE'S ONLY ONLINETICKET SALES.
DISTANCE MUSTBE MAINTAINED.
AND SPARTANSTADIUM WILL ONLY FILL UP TO50%.
NATS THAT PARTDIDN'T SEEM TO WORK."If you're going to have afootball game, you reallyneed to limit occupancy inthe stands to no more than25%, so you can be assured."BIXBY PUBLIC SCHOOLS HASNINE ACTIVE CASES OFCOVID-19.
NONE OF THEM AREFROM THE ATHLETICSDEPARTMENT."We have to try tophysically distance in theweight room.
We've gotexhaust fans hopefullyblowing the virus out thewindow.
We sanitize andsterilize the weight roomsafter every workout.
We'renot even using the lockerrooms. We're trying tosocially distance our linesinpractice and our coaches aremasked up." JAY BITTLE SAYSTWO ATHLETES GOT INFECTED INJUNE AND JULY DURING SUMMERCAMPS.
AND THEY'VERECOVERED.AT THE END OF THE GAME.GUESTS ARE EXPECTED TO LEAVEIMMEDIATELY.
TO PREVENTPEOPLE FROM GROUPING AT THEEXITS.IN BIXBY, I'M SIERRAPIZARRO.
2 WORKS FOR YOU.T-P-S IS ALSO KICKING OFFTHE