Wolf Administration Provides Guidance to Resume High School and Other Summer Sports

first_img Press Release,  Public Health The Wolf Administration today issued preliminary guidance for high school and recreational sports teams to resume voluntary workouts and other in-person activities in the state’s yellow and green phases. The guidance includes college and professional sports.“Pennsylvania has some of the best athletes and teams in the country and they can now begin to safely return to organized sports,” said Gov. Wolf. This guidance balances keeping student athletes safe from COVID-19 while allowing them to participate in an important part of their lives.“This is another step toward reopening our state and getting things back on track. As students and teammates get ready to train and compete, it’s important that they follow precautions to protect each other and their community from the risk of COVID-19.”The preliminary guidance is a starting point for summer sports teams and the Wolf Administration will continue to work with stakeholders. The guidance for fall, winter and spring sports seasons may be updated.Public and private K-12 schools under the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association (PIAA) and the Pennsylvania Independent Schools Athletic Association (PISAA) in the yellow and green phase can resume voluntary sports-related workouts. Schools must first develop an athletic health and safety plan in alignment with the Department of Education’s Preliminary Guidance for Phased Reopening of Schools guidance, that is approved by the local board of directors and posted on the school’s website.Recreational and amateur sports teams in the green phase that are not affiliated with a K-12 school can hold in-person activities, including games and practices. Examples include basketball, hockey, field hockey, football, soccer, swimming, baseball, softball, lacrosse, gymnastics and kickball. Youth sports organizations should follow CDC guidelines.Gatherings of all participants, including players, athletic staff, officials and spectators are limited to 25 in the yellow phase and 250, or 50 percent capacity, in the green phase, as outlined in the Process to Reopen Pennsylvania.League and team staff must review CDC guidance for youth sports. Coaches and other adult personnel should wear face coverings and screen athletes for symptoms before practices and games. All participants must follow safe hygiene and social distancing practices, avoid unnecessary physical contact, and clean and disinfect equipment and facilities. Teams are encouraged to stagger drop-off and pick-up times at outdoor locations and designate entrances and exits to facilities.Parents and other spectators should practice social distancing, wear face coverings and not enter the field or bench areas. Parents should monitor children for COVID-19 symptoms and evaluate children at higher risk for severe illnesses.College sports sanctioned by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), including intramural and club sports, can resume in-person activity after developing an athletic health and safety plan in alignment with PDE’s Postsecondary Education Institutions and Adult Education Programs guidance.Professional sports can resume immediately. Teams or leagues in the yellow phase, or if more than 250 people are on site in the green phase, must have a COVID-19 safety plan approved by the Department of Health.The guidance released today provides additional information.The Wolf Administration also updated guidance on outdoor recreation today and previously released summer guidance for camps, pools, and child care.All counties are in the yellow or green phase.Ver esta página en español. SHARE Email Facebook Twitter June 10, 2020center_img Wolf Administration Provides Guidance to Resume High School and Other Summer Sportslast_img read more

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Cheesy Red Pepper Pizza

first_imgFood & DiningLifestyle Cheesy Red Pepper Pizza by: – November 21, 2011 Share 34 Views   no discussions Sharing is caring! A reader favorite, this classic pizza is stacked high with veggies — roma tomatoes, spinach, and peppers. Bonus: It comes together in 30 minutes thanks to purchased pizza dough.IngredientsNonstick cooking spray1 13 3/4 – 14 ouncepackagerefrigerated pizza dough1 tablespoonolive oil1/2 cupsliced roasted red and/or yellow sweet peppers2 medium roma tomatoes, thinly sliced2 tablespoonsshredded fresh spinach (optional)1 cupshredded mozzarella cheese (4 ounces)1/4 teaspooncoarsely ground black pepper2 tablespoonssnipped fresh basilDirections1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. Coat a 12-inch pizza pan with nonstick spray. Press refrigerated dough into prepared pan, building up edges. Brush with olive oil. Bake in preheated oven for 10 minutes.2. Remove crust from oven. Arrange sweet pepper, tomato slices, and, if using, spinach on the crust. Sprinkle with cheese and black pepper.3. Bake in the preheated oven for 5 to 10 minutes more or until cheese is bubbly. Sprinkle with basil.Nutrition Facts (Cheesy Red Pepper Pizza) Servings Per Recipe 8,Calories 182,Protein (gm) 8,Carbohydrate (gm) 25,Fat, total (gm) 6,Cholesterol (mg) 9,Saturated fat (gm) 2,Monosaturated fat (gm) 2,Dietary Fiber, total (gm) 1,Sugar, total (gm) 1,Vitamin A (IU) 292,Vitamin C (mg) 28,Thiamin (mg) 0,Riboflavin (mg) 0,Niacin (mg) 0,Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0,Folate (µg) 4,Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (µg) 0,Sodium (mg) 359,Potassium (mg) 85,Calcium (DV %) 111,Iron (DV %) 1,Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.Better Homes and Gardens Recipescenter_img Tweet Share Sharelast_img read more

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