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Palm Beach County School District updates protocols for athletic events

Credit: WPTV News | West Palm Beach
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Palm Beach County School District updates protocols for athletic events
Palm Beach County School District updates protocols for athletic events

You won't see many people at a football game or any outdoor sporting event again in the foreseeable future.

The Palm Beach County School District has reduced fan attendance to 50%.

Allowing only 2,000 spectators in a stadium.

And only 700 people will be allowed in a gym.

COVID CONCERNS CANCELLED AHANDFUL OF PRESEASON HIGHSCHOOL FOOTBALL GAMES..

WNEPROTOCOLS ARE NOW IN PCELALOOKING TO REDUCE THE VIRUSRISKS FOR BOTH STUDENTS ANDFANS.

W-P-T-V'S NEWS CHANNEL5'S TODD WILSON HAS A CLOSERLOOK AT THE NEW POCILIES INPALM BEACH COUNTY SCHOOLANDSWHAT LED UP TO THAT DECISI.ONNATS: (VO) YOU WON'T SEE THISNY PMAEOPLE AT A FOOTBALL GAMEOR ANY OUTDOOR SPORTING EVENTAGAIN IN THE FORESEEABLEFUTURE.

THE PALM BEACH COUNTYSCHOOL DISTRICT HAS REDUCEDFAN ATTENDANCE T50%.OALLOWING ONLY 2,000 SPECTORSTAIN A STADIUM.

AND ONLY 700PEOPLE WILL BE ALLOWEDN A IGYM.

A 5 C0%APACITY WILL APPLYTO THE SWIM DECK AT BOCA HIGH.(SOT 23:48:05) I RESPECTHAT TSOME PEOPLE FEEL IT KEEPS EMTHSAFER TO HAVE SPACE AND SO IUNDERSTAND WHY THEY NEED TOLIMIT THE CAPACITY.

NATS: O)(VMASKS WILL BE REQUIRED FORLL ASPECTATORS FOR BOTH OUTDOORAND INDOOR EVENTS.

SOCIALDISTANCING WILL BE INTEGRALAND STRONGLY RECOMMENDED.AFTER EACH EVENT BLEACHERS ANDEQUIPMENT WILL BE NITISAZED.CONCESSIONS IF OFFERED WLILHAVE BOTTLED BEVERAGE OPTISONAND PRE- PACKAGED SNACKS TOBUY.

(SOT 28:30:01) IT'S AREALLY GOOD IDEA WITH ETHDELTA VARIANT RIGHT NOW IT'SHIGHLY CONTAGIOUS.

IN THEMEANTIME PRACTICES WILBELCLOSED TO THE PUBLIC ON ALL 24HIGH SCHOOL CAMPUSES.

THISDECISION DOES NOT INCLUDECOLLEGE COACHES ANDRECRUITERS.

(TODD'S TAG35:01:22) THE SCHOOL DISTRICTWILL BE HOLDING A FACEBOOKLIVE EVENT FROM 4-PM5 ONTHURSDAY TO DISCUSS THE NEWPROTOCOL CHANGES.

INAL PMBEACH COUNTY, TODD WILSON,W-P-T-V, NEWS CHANNEL 5.FOR A FULL LIST OF PROTOCOLSAND NEW SAFETY MEASURES PLEASELOG ONTO TO WPTV.C.OMTONIGHT, A MAJOR BREAKTHROUGH