As youth athletes prepare for the upcoming season, it's important to continue practicing COVID-19 safety precautions. Youth sports medicine medical director, David Smith, MD, shares 6 tips that youth athletes should follow both on and off the field.
To help make it easier to remember these tips, Dr. Smith advises you to think of Six/Tips:
S = Socially distance from others.
I = Increase handwashing.
X/T = Don’t touch your face.
I = Illness? Be aware of symptoms.
P = Please cough and sneeze into your elbow.
S = Stay home when ill.
There is also a video to illustrate these tips with Dr. Smith.