Mizzou athletes are back on campus to train

3 months 3 weeks 2 days ago Monday, June 08 2020 Jun 8, 2020 Monday, June 08, 2020 8:35:00 PM CDT June 08, 2020 in News
By: Sierra Downing, KOMU 8 Reporter
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COLUMBIA - Mizzou athletes are now allowed to train on campus. The football team was the first to start Monday.

Before anyone is allowed to train, they must first take a COVID-19 test. Then they need to answer questions regarding COVID-19 and have their temperatures checked daily. Once they are cleared, players, coaches and anyone else in the facility must wear a wristband showing they were cleared.

Players are split into groups throughout the day and change between the weight room and the field to workout with sanitation in-between.

Deputy Athletics Director Nick Joos said they are taking everything day by day. If issues arise they plan to fix them as needed.

He also told KOMU 8, due to the university's decision to ensure privacy, they will not share if any athletes test positive for COVID-19.

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