JPS updates athletic COVID protocols amid surge

Coronavirus

JPS Christmas Basketball Tournament Day 3

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – Jackson Public School (JPS) leaders have updated the district’s athletic COVID-19 protocols amid a surge in cases.

They said all indoor athletic events will be limited to 50% attendance. All attendees should continue to wear a mask, practice social distancing and use clear plastic bags at all indoor athletic events.

All unvaccinated athletes will continue to be required to submit weekly COVID-19 tests. Leaders said each venue will be regularly sanitized.

JPS will monitor COVID-19 data from state and local officials and make necessary adjustments when necessary.

Copyright 2022 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Trending Stories