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How children can safely return to sports activities after a COVID-19 infection

Parents are still learning how best to manage their children’s health after a COVID-19 infection. This is especially true for children with long-term complications who need a safe return to sports.

In this video interview, University of Florida Health pediatricians Lindsay Thompson, M.D., and Maria Kelly, M.D., discuss how children who have had COVID-19 can get clearance to play sports again and what parents should know and do before their children return to sports.

Watch the video:

Media contact: Ken Garcia at or 352-265-9408.

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