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09/11/20- COVID-19 RELATED PSA/PUBLIC ADDRESS ANNOUCEMENTS

September 11, 2020 AAA-Covid-19

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The following scripts for announcements can be used without attribution by local public address announcers, member schools and broadcasters. Many are sourced from the CDC in Atlanta as part of their efforts related to the global pandemic. Feel free to use at your discretion. Additional announcements and audio versions for use in broadcasts may be found on the CDC website at https://bit.ly/35gWHfn

READ #1
FANS, THE KENTUCKY HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION AND (INSERT YOUR SCHOOL), ALONG WITH THE KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT FOR PUBLIC HEALTH, THANK YOU FOR YOUR PROACTIVE EFFORTS TO HELP PREVENT THE SPREAD OF COVID-19.

AS A REMINDER FOR TODAY’S/TONIGHT’S EVENT, ALL IN ATTENDANCE ARE REQUIRED TO:
• WEAR A MASK OVER YOUR NOSE AND MOUTH AT ALL TIMES, AND.
• PRACTICE SOCIAL DISTANCING WITH THOSE WHO DO NOT RESIDE IN YOUR HOUSEHOLD, AND
• COUGH OR SNEEZE INTO A TISSUE OR YOUR ARM, AND WASH YOUR HANDS THOROUGHLY.

THANK YOU FOR YOUR COOPERATION AND REMEMBER “TOGETHER WE PLAY.”

READ #2
FANS, IF YOU WANT ATHLETICS AND EVERYDAY LIFE TO RETURN TO NORMAL, THERE ARE STEPS YOU CAN TAKE TO HELP PREVENT THE SPREAD OF COVID-19. PLEASE REMEMBER TO:
• WEAR A MASK
• WASH YOUR HANDS
• PRACTICE SOCIAL DISTANCING
• STAY HOME WHEN YOU ARE SICK AND AVOID CLOSE CONTACT WITH PEOPLE THAT ARE SICK
• COVER YOUR COUGH OR SNEEZE
• CLEAN AND DISINFECT FREQUENTLY-TOUCHED OBJECTS
(INSERT YOUR SCHOOL) AND THE KENTUCKY HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION

THANK YOU FOR YOUR PROACTIVE EFFORTS TO HELP PREVENT THE SPREAD OF COVID-19. REMEMBER “TOGETHER WE PLAY.”

READ #3
FANS, SAFETY PRECAUTIONS SUCH AS WEARING A FACE MASK AND MAINTAINING SOCIAL DISTANCING OF AT LEAST SIX FEET ARE GREAT WAYS TO HELP PREVENT THE SPREAD OF COVID-19 AND MAKE SURE ATHLETICS AND EVERYDAY LIFE RETURN TO NORMAL FOR ALL INVOLVED.

REMEMBER “TOGETHER WE PLAY.”

READ #4
COVID-19 EVERYDAY PREVENTION ACTIONS

THE CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION IS WORKING TO HELP KEEP YOU AND YOUR COMMUNITY SAFE FROM THE THREAT OF NOVEL OR NEW CORONAVIRUS. CDC AND THE KHSAA ASK YOU TO TAKE THE FOLLOWING EVERYDAY STEPS TO HELP AVOID THE SPREAD OF ALL RESPIRATORY VIRUSES:

  • WASH YOUR HANDS OFTEN WITH SOAP AND WATER FOR AT LEAST 20 SECONDS.
  • COVER YOUR COUGH OR SNEEZE WITH A TISSUE, THROW THE TISSUE AWAY, AND THEN WASH YOUR HANDS.
  • AVOID TOUCHING YOUR EYES, NOSE, AND MOUTH.
  • CLEAN AND DISINFECT FREQUENTLY TOUCHED OBJECTS OR SURFACES SUCH AS REMOTE CONTROLS AND DOORKNOBS. AVOID CLOSE CONTACT WITH PEOPLE WHO ARE SICK.
  • STAY HOME IF YOU ARE SICK. CALL YOUR DOCTOR IF YOU DEVELOP FEVER, COUGH, OR DIFFICULTY BREATHING.

FOR MORE TIPS, VISIT C-D-C DOT G-O-V
THANK YOU FOR YOUR COOPERATION AND REMEMBER “TOGETHER WE PLAY.”

READ #5
CDC IS WORKING TO HELP KEEP YOU AND YOUR COMMUNITY SAFE FROM THE THREAT OF A NOVEL, OR NEW CORONAVIRUS.
THERE ARE STEPS YOU CAN TAKE NOW TO GET READY IF AN OUTBREAK OCCURS IN YOUR COMMUNITY:

  • MAKE A HOUSEHOLD PLAN – LEARN HOW TO PREPARE AND TO TAKE QUICK ACTION IF SOMEONE GETS SICK
  • OLDER ADULTS AND PEOPLE WITH CHRONIC MEDICAL CONDITIONS ARE AT GREATER RISK. TAKE EXTRA STEPS TO PROTECT THEM.
  • THINK ABOUT WHAT YOU WILL DO IF OR THERE ARE CHANGES TO YOUR WORK SCHEDULE.
  • REMEMBER ALWAYS TO PRACTICE GOOD HEALTH HABITS, SUCH AS FREQUENTLY WASHING HANDS WITH SOAP AND WATER, STAYING
    HOME WHEN SICK AND COVERING COUGHS AND SNEEZES.

FOR MORE INFORMATION, VISIT C-D-C DOT G-O-V.
THANK YOU FOR YOUR COOPERATION AND REMEMBER “TOGETHER WE PLAY.”

READ #6
COVID-19 READINESS

THIS MESSAGE FROM SURGEON GENERAL JEROME ADAMS- AMERICA’S DOCTOR-
ALL ACROSS OUR NATION, WE’VE TAKEN STEPS TOGETHER TO SLOW THE SPREAD OF CORONAVIRUS.
NOW, WE MUST CONTINUE TO TAKE PERSONAL RESPONSIBILITY TO PROTECT OURSELVES AND OUR LOVED ONES.
BECAUSE EVEN THOUGH NOT ALL OF US RISK A SEVERE CASE OF THE VIRUS, WE ALL RISK GETTING THE VIRUS AND SPREADING IT TO OTHERS – MAYBE WITHOUT REALIZING WE’RE SICK.
IF WE WANT TO GET BACK TO SCHOOL, BACK TO WORK, BACK TO WORSHIP, AND BACK TO OVERALL HEALTH, WE SHOULD:

  • FOLLOW STATE AND LOCAL GUIDELINES,
  • TAKE EXTRA PRECAUTIONS IF WE ARE AT HIGHER RISK
  • WASH OUR HANDS FREQUENTLY.
  • STAY SIX FEET FROM OTHERS WHEN WE CAN;
  • AND WEAR FACE COVERINGS IN PUBLIC.

THESE SMALL ACTIONS WILL MAKE A BIG DIFFERENCE. 

SAY IT WITH ME, AMERICA: CORONAVIRUS STOPS WITH ME. LEARN MORE AT CORONAVIRUS.GOV.

THANK YOU FOR YOUR COOPERATION AND REMEMBER “TOGETHER WE PLAY.”

READ #7

CLEANING AND DISINFECTING SURFACES (35 SEC)

YOU CAN REDUCE YOUR RISK OF COVID-19 BY CLEANING AND DISINFECTING FREQUENTLY TOUCHED ITEMS AND SURFACES EVERY DAY

  • THESE ITEMS INCLUDE REMOTES, TABLES, COUNTERS, LIGHT SWITCHES, DOORKNOBS, HANDLES, TOILETS, AND SINKS.
  • WEAR DISPOSABLE GLOVES TO CLEAN AND DISINFECT. IF YOU CAN SEE THAT THE ITEM IS DIRTY, WASH FIRST WITH SOAP AND WATER OR ANOTHER GENERAL CLEANER.
  • THEN, USE A HOUSEHOLD DISINFECTANT TO KILL GERMS.
  • FOLLOW MANUFACTURER’S INSTRUCTIONS FOR APPLICATION AND PROPER VENTILATION TO SAFELY USE THE PRODUCT.
  • FOR PHONES OR OTHER ELECTRONICS, FOLLOW THE MANUFACTURER’S INSTRUCTIONS FOR CLEANING AND DISINFECTING. IF NO INSTRUCTIONS, USE ALCOHOL-BASED WIPES OR SPRAYS CONTAINING AT LEAST 70% ALCOHOL. DRY SURFACE THOROUGHLY.
  • FOR MORE TIPS, VISIT C-D-C DOT G-O-V
    THANK YOU FOR YOUR COOPERATION AND REMEMBER “TOGETHER WE PLAY.”

READ #8
PREVENT COVID-19 SPREAD TO OTHERS IF YOU ARE SICK (35 SEC)

IF YOU ARE SICK WITH COVID-19 OR THINK YOU MIGHT HAVE IT, TAKE STEPS TO HELP PROTECT OTHER PEOPLE FROM GETTING SICK:

STAY HOME EXCEPT TO GET MEDICAL CARE. CALL THE DOCTOR BEFORE VISITING.

  • SEPARATE YOURSELF FROM OTHERS WHO LIVE WITH YOU.
  • WEAR A MASK TO PROTECT OTHERS.
  • COVER YOUR COUGHS AND SNEEZES WITH A TISSUE AND CLEAN YOUR HANDS RIGHT AWAY.
  • AVOID SHARING ITEMS WITH OTHER PEOPLE IN YOUR HOME. THIS INCLUDES THINGS LIKE TOWELS AND BEDDING.
  • BE SURE DISHES ARE WASHED IN HOT WATER OR THE DISHWASHER BEFORE ANYONE ELSE USES THEM.
  • STAY AWARE OF HOW YOU FEEL. IF YOU START TO HAVE DIFFICULTY BREATHING OR IF YOU ARE WORRIED ABOUT YOUR HEALTH, CALL YOUR DOCTOR.

FOR MORE TIPS, VISIT C-D-C DOT G-O-V.
THANK YOU FOR YOUR COOPERATION AND REMEMBER “TOGETHER WE PLAY.”

READ #9
CDC COVID-19 PSA TRAVELERS RETURNING HOME (30 SECONDS)

THE CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION IS WORKING TO HELP KEEP YOU AND YOUR COMMUNITY SAFE FROM COVID-19.

  • IF YOU RECENTLY TRAVELED WITHIN THE UNITED STATES OR TO ANOTHER COUNTRY, YOU MAY HAVE BEEN EXPOSED TO COVID-19.
  • WEAR A MASK WHEN IN PUBLIC;
  • MAINTAIN SOCIAL DISTANCE, APPROXIMATELY 6 FEET, FROM OTHERS;
    WASH YOUR HANDS OFTEN; AND
  • WATCH YOUR HEALTH.

VISIT CDC DOT GOV SLASH COVID19 TO LEARN HOW TO PROTECT YOURSELF AND OTHERS FROM COVID-19.
THANK YOU FOR YOUR COOPERATION AND REMEMBER “TOGETHER WE PLAY.”

READ #10
FOLLOW STATE AND LOCAL GUIDANCE (30 SECONDS)

THIS IS A MESSAGE FROM THE CDC.

TRAVEL INCREASES YOUR CHANCE OF GETTING AND SPREADING COVID-19.

  • STATE, LOCAL, AND TERRITORIAL GOVERNMENTS MAY HAVE TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS IN PLACE, INCLUDING TESTING REQUIREMENTS, STAY-AT-HOME ORDERS, AND QUARANTINE REQUIREMENTS
  • UPON ARRIVAL. FOR UP-TO-DATE INFORMATION AND TRAVEL GUIDANCE,
  • CHECK THE STATE AND LOCAL HEALTH DEPARTMENTS WHERE YOU ARE, ALONG YOUR ROUTE, AND WHERE YOU’RE GOING.

TO LEARN MORE, VISIT CDC DOT GOV SLASH COVID19

THANK YOU FOR YOUR COOPERATION AND REMEMBER “TOGETHER WE PLAY.”

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