February 2021 Update:
“After consulting with Special Olympics Ohio field leadership, state leadership, our Director of Health Initiatives, and our Special Olympics Ohio’s Medical Director, Dr. Michael Jonesco, Special Olympics Ohio is excited to announce the return to Phase 1 of Return To Play (RTP) Guidelines effective February 8, 2021 . The Executive Leadership Team will continue to closely monitor and
evaluate the current COVID 19 climate . We will make any further adjustments on RTP guidelines as the COVID 19 pandemic continues to evolve We are hopeful with the continued decline in reported COVID cases, along with the wider distribution of the vaccine, we will have increased opportunities for sports, activities, and competition in the very near future. We know this has been challenging for all of u s, but most of all our athletes. Thank you for your patience as we continue to stay focused on the health and safety of our athletes and our Special Olympics Ohio community.“
-Special Olympics Ohio
The Return to Play Guidelines is published by Special Olympics Ohio. For more information, please visit the SOOH Website.
Our mission is to provide year-round sports, training and competition in a variety of sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience the joy of achievement, be included in the community, build skills and make friends.