HARTFORD, Conn. (CBSNewYork) — It’s a no-go for full-contact high school football in Connecticut this fall.
The Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference made the announcement Friday.READ MORE: FBI Executes Search Warrant At Home Of Gabby Petito's Fiancé Brian Laundrie
The organization is following the state’s Department of Public Health recommendation that found football has a high risk of spreading COVID-19.Yonkers Police: 2 Men Dead After One Jumps Off Building And Hits The Other 12 Stories Below
Connecticut now is among 17 states not playing traditional football.
Health officials did give the green light to volleyball, but players will be required to wear masks during indoor games and practices.MORE NEWS: New York City Public Schools To Increase COVID Testing, Relax Quarantine Rules
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