March 11 Health Alert: ASAA Regional Basketball Tournaments

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Issued March 11, 2020

By: Dr. Anne Zink, Chief Medical Officer, State of Alaska

To reduce the possibility for spreading Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), the State of Alaska issues the following advisory related to the ASAA regional/conference basketball tournaments being held March 10-14:

People who have any of the following criteria should avoid attending the regional tournaments:

  • Persons aged over 60 years;
  • Persons with underlying medical conditions, such as heart disease, lung disease, diabetes; OR
  • Persons who have symptoms of an acute respiratory illness or fever.

We encourage people who are unable to attend in-person to watch webcasting, where available.

The state tournament that was to be held in Anchorage will be postponed until further notice.

Conference tournaments being held after March 14 are postponed.