COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH)-Local medical experts are again warning Ohio State fans about gameday gatherings ahead of Monday night’s National Championship Game against Alabama.
“If you observe behavior during sporting events, they are all riskier things for spreading this very contagious virus,” said Dr. Joseph Gastaldo from OhioHealth.
Gastaldo explained that activities like eating and drinking, high-fiving, and even yelling are inherent risks with gatherings for sporting events.
“Anytime you speak louder, or raise your voice and yell, that’s more likely you’re going to have droplets put in the air that could infect somebody if somebody has COVID-19,” Dr. Gastaldo describes. “Really pause and think twice if you’re going to be with people outside of your household to watch a sporting event.”
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