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Return to Sport from COVID-19

June 22, 2020
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. CT

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Issues in Higher Education Webinar Series

Every organization and institution is attempting to quickly develop process and protocols for athletes to safely return to their sport. There are numerous considerations and recommendations that are evolving each day. The U.S. Council for Athletes’ Health and Husch Blackwell are continually monitoring these recommendations and changes to provide the most current information and most recent best practices for Return to Sport from COVID-19.

This webinar reveals a Health and Safety Framework, including an organized checklist your institution can implement immediately, to assist organizations with a streamlined process to safely return to sport. The framework consists of 6 categories:

  • Development of Policies and Programming
  • Personnel Education and Training
  • Facility Preparation and Management
  • Return to Campus Recommendations
  • Training and Practice Modifications
  • Sustaining Cultural Change

James R. Borchers, MD, MPH, Co-founder, U.S. Council for Athletes’ Health
Hayley Hanson, Partner, Husch Blackwell

Who Should Attend
General counsel and higher education industry leaders, in-house counsel, athletic directors, coaches, board members, senior administrators, deans, department chairs and faculty.

Continuing Education Credit
This program is pending approval for Illinois, Iowa, Missouri, Nebraska, Tenneesee, 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 and 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.