Opening Steps for Gyms and Workout Classes
Dr. Mark Dworkin, professor of epidemiology, was interviewed by the Huffington Post on gym reopenings and the resumption of workout classes. He noted gyms have numerous surfaces that need disinfection and advised gym employees and patrons wear masks throughout their time in a facility.
Gym reopening should be decided based on how severe the outbreak is in the area. Where there is an abundance of testing and relatively low transmission according to local health jurisdiction, the safety of reopening is higher.Professor of Epidemiology|