European Hockey Federation – Corona Virus (COVID-19) Statement

09/03/2020

Update: 9th March 2020, 16.00 CET 

We understand that clubs, fans, umpires and officials have a lot of questions at this difficult and unprecedented time. We would like to assure you that the European Hockey Federation is closely monitoring the situation regarding COVID-19 and will take the advice of the WHO (World Health Organisation) and the various Government and Public Health Authorities in the countries that are hosting our events. 

Based on the current status and advice we continue to plan for all EuroHockey tournaments. 

Please note that in the event of cancellation/postponement, due to a directive from the Public Health Authorities in each country we will advise teams and officials immediately and updated information will be posted here. 

The health and safety of hockey players, officials, volunteers and fans are of paramount importance to the European Hockey Federation, so in the meantime, we recommend that everyone pays extra attention to basic hygiene and refers to the advice of the WHO -( https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019

The most important measures that people can take to prevent the coronavirus (COVID-19) from spreading are very simple. These measures apply to all viruses that can cause the flu and colds. 

·       Wash your hands regularly

·       Cough and sneeze in the inside of your elbow

·       Use paper tissue tissues

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