As hockey season begins, it’s important to remember many of the good hygiene habits instilled during the COVID-19 pandemic are valuable tools in preventing most illnesses and can help ensure a healthy hockey season.
Dr. Michael Stuart, chief medical officer of USA Hockey, recommends several strategies to help prevent the spread of the influenza that should be very familiar:
There are also some habits which were known before the pandemic but have taken on increased emphasis over the past year and a half including:
For more recommendations on mitigating risk of COVID-19 and other illnesses from USA Hockey, click here.
Minnesota Hockey wishes all of its participants a safe and healthy season!