Are gyms safe? | Ask CIDD

Are gyms safe? | Ask CIDD

Are gyms safe? Fitness facilities, especially where large numbers of people are breathing heavily in enclosed spaces, pose a heightened risk for transmitting COVID-19. Professor Nita Bharti of the Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics talks about some well-documented cases of fitness center transmission, and discusses the risk levels generally associated with various kinds of activities. To see more coronavirus questions answered by experts at the CIDD, submit a question of your own, or learn how you can do your part to #flattenthecurve, visit http://askcidd.psu.edu