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Athletics in the Era of COVID-19: Return-to-Sport Winter Edition

November 13, 2020
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. CT

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As the pandemic continues, all institutions are continuing to adapt by developing processes and protocols for athletes to safely return to their sport. There are numerous considerations and recommendations evolving each day, and the return to winter sports poses additional challenges. Husch Blackwell and The U.S. Council for Athletes’ Health are continually monitoring these recommendations and changes to provide the most current information and best practices for return to winter sports from COVID-19. This webinar covers timely topics and considerations to assist organizations to safely return to sport including:

  • COVID-19 impact and health risks
  • COVID-19 testing strategies
  • Isolation and quarantine for athletes
  • Determining when athletics start and stop
  • Ethics of athletics in a pandemic
  • Legal considerations

James R. Borchers, MD, MPH, Co-Founder, U.S. Council for Athletes' Health
Hayley Hanson, Partner, Husch Blackwell
Jason J. Montgomery, Partner, Husch Blackwell
Demetrius J. Peterson, Attorney, Husch Blackwell

Who Should Attend
General counsel and higher education industry leaders, in-house counsel, board members, senior administrators, deans, athletic directors, and medical and compliance professionals in athletics departments.

Continuing Education Credit
This program is pending approval for Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Tennessee, Texas and Wisconsin continuing legal education credit.

CARES Act, COVID-19 & Return-to-Work Guidance
Husch Blackwell provides guidance regarding COVID-19 updates, the CARES Act, rapidly changing state-by-state orders, including those that impact stay-at-home and return-to-work protocols. Contact these legal teams or your Husch Blackwell attorney to plan a way through and beyond the pandemic. 

Questions? Contact Emily Kenyon at 816.983.8776.