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The Shelby County Health Department is committed to providing our community with the most accurate information about Coronavirus Disease 2019, known as COVID-19.

For answers to specific questions, call the Shelby County Health Department COVID-19 Call Center at 901-222-MASK (6275). 

Health Directives & FAQs

Health Directives

Learn about the specific health directives related to school-sponsored sports.

Shelby County Health Department’s FAQs and Sports

Find out the answers to the most frequently asked questions about school and sports from the Shelby County Health Department.

CDC’s Youth Sports Programs FAQs

Find out the answers to the most frequently asked questions about school and sports from the CDC.

General

The CDC’s Considerations for Youth Sports

As some communities begin to start youth sports activities again, the CDC offers the following considerations for ways in which youth sports organizations can protect players, families, and communities and slow the spread of COVID-19.

Risk Assessment by Sport

As some communities begin to start youth sports activities again, the CDC suggests some sports are more likely to spread the risk than others.

Toolkit for Youth Sports

One stop shop for guidance and planning, additional resources and FAQS

Youth Sports: Tips to Protect Players from COVID-19 (Video)

Before returning to play, kids, coaches, and parents can follow these tips to protect themselves and others from COVID-19.

For Coaches & Volunteers

Stay Safe On and Off the Field

Follow these tips to protect yourselves and others from COVID-19.

Checklist for Coaches

Help protect players and staff from COVID-19.

[Template] Letter to the Parents: From Sports Teams and Coaches

Send out a customized letter to parents to inform them about steps taken to protect players.

[Poster] Keep your Athletes Safe

Follow these tips to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in youth sports.

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