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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Lauren Gajda

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Lauren Gajda joined the UF Health Communications team in February 2016. She came to UF Health with more than five years of health care marketing experience and currently serves as...Read More