Health Hint: COVID & sporting events

Taking care of your health is one of the most important things you can do for yourself. Baylor College of Medicine experts have plenty of tips to help you stay healthy. This month’s Health Hint weighs in on best practices for returning to in-person sporting events during the pandemic.

“It is essential to continue wearing a mask and practicing social distance, especially if the sports event is crowded, takes place indoors or involves yelling and singing. Outdoor events with good ventilation and ability to keep distance from other fans have minimal risk, particularly if you have received your vaccination.”

Dr. Jill Weatherhead
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics – Tropical Medicine and Infectious Diseases

Read more tips on how to stay safe at sports events.