Episode 42: Return to School in the COVID-19 Era – Student Athletics Issues (Part 3)

Host Sloan Simmons talks with Lozano Smith attorneys Ruth Mendyk and Chelsea Olson Murphy about the latest developments on COVID-19 and student athletics, with a focus on the most recent guidance from the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF), as well as other state public health directives and guidance heading into the 2020-2021 school year.


UPDATE 12/1/2020 – CIF puts hold on start date for full practice and competition for Education Based Athletics: https://cifstate.org/covid-19/12.1.20_release

Since recording this podcast, the California Department of Public Health updated its publication for Schools and School Based Programs to add COVID-19 guidance on Sports and Extra Curricular Activities.  A copy of this August 3, 2020 CDPH COVID-19 Guidance: Schools and School Based Programs is accessible here: https://files.covid19.ca.gov/pdf/guidance-schools.pdf.  Additionally, CIF has established a COVID-19 Resources page accessible here: https://www.cifstate.org/covid-19/index.

Show Notes & References

Lozano Smith’s COVID-19 Resources can be found here.

For more information on the topics discussed in this podcast, please visit our website at: www.lozanosmith.com/podcast.