To Our Wildcard Gymnastics Community:
We understand that many are concerned about the health and safety of athletes amid the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak and are seeking information about potential cancellations and the reactions to coronavirus concerns.
Because coronavirus is a rapidly evolving global health issue that is affecting geographic areas differently, it is challenging to provide a blanket statement that will remain constant over the coming weeks. That said, we wanted to share that we will continue to monitor the recommendations from the Center for Disease Control (CDC) and coordinate with local health officials for guidance and updates.
For now, Wildcard Gymnastics will remain open and our spring meet this weekend will continue as planned. We will continue to follow the recommendations of our local health departments, including reminding parents to keep gymnasts home if they are ill and promoting healthy behaviors to all of our gymnasts, families and community members.
While we know potential cancellations and disruptions are not ideal, the health and well-being of our athletes and families must be our top priority. We appreciate the community coming together and understanding should this be necessary.
Our highest priority is keeping our gymnasts, families, coaches and community as a whole safe – to help increase awareness, here are some helpful resources:
CDC advice: https://www.cdc.gov/…/2019-…/about/prevention-treatment.html
WHO Advice: https://www.who.int/…/novel-coronavirus-2…/advice-for-public
WHO’s Guidelines for Mass Gatherings: https://www.cdc.gov/…/mass-gatherings-ready-for-covid-19.ht…
WHO’s Hand-Washing Steps: https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=IisgnbMfKvI
We have an amazing gymnastics community and appreciate all of you! We will continue to provide updates as we receive more information or if new developments occur.