What They're Saying: Jeff Fisher

"The presumption is that they were potentially exposed [to the coronavirus]. How that's mitigated inside the home is not our place. What we can control is access to school-based activities. That's a question parents have asked me. It's up to them how they want to navigate that. The presumption could be that the school district would subsidize [testing], but we don't have the resources to do that."

-- Ontario (Ohio) High School athletic director Jeff Fisher after the school learned on Friday, a day before Ohio's start date for fall soccer practice, that an assistant coach on the girls team had tested positive for COVID-19. The coach was present at an off-season workout four days earlier that was also attended by 32 girls and another coach. The school district implemented a 14-day quarantine from all school-related activities for those at the workout but can't require that they get tested. The Ohio High School Athletic Association is awaiting word from Governor Mike DeWine's office about when to start the boys and girls soccer seasons though individual school districts are starting to shut down fall sports. (Mansfield News-Journal)
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