The Iloilo City Government, via social media, released FAQs on safe sporting via the Iloilo City Sports Development Division. ‘Safe Sporting’ is Iloilo City’s campaign to encourage sport enthusiasts to engage in physical activity safely and to observe health protocols, especially this time of pandemic.
Safe stands for:
- S – strictly observe physical distancing all the time.
- A – avoid physical contact (handshake, fistbumps).
- F – face mask and face shield is a must before and after trainings.
- E – eliminate sharing of sporting equipment and gears
The campaign is initiated by the Iloilo City Sports Development Division through the leadership of Iloilo City Mayor Jerry Treñas in order to continue the development of the community through sports. It aims to encourage the community in following health protocols and inspire the publich to engage in sports to improve overall health.
Why is it important? According to the division: “while restrictions are loosening up, it is still important to take extra precautions and follow basic health protocols to avoid any illness, especially the infection of COVID-19.”