BREAKING: Pima County requests immediate end to all Fall athletic events at public schools, including football practice and games

Pima County, through County Administrator C.H. Huckelberry, issued a memorandum today to Pima County School Superintendent Dustin Williams to…. “request your assistance in communicating with area public school district superintendents, as well as public charter and private schools, in asking they begin the process to immediately cease all Fall athletic events at public schools, including football practice and games.

In addition, we request your assistance in asking school administrators to prohibit the use of all public school facilities where these facilities are unavailable for public use from 8:00 pm to 5:00 am each day throughout the week.

The memo also states:

“As you know, we are at record setting COVID-19 infection levels and require the assistance of all to reduce the amount of infections that occur within the community and additional stress on the healthcare delivery system in Pima County. Please compile a list of public school superintendents willing to comply with these requests at your earliest convenience.”


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