Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Kids soccer club says no more high fives and fist bumps during flu season

1/15/13, "Flu is out of ‘hand’! Youth soccer clubs KO high-fives," NY Post,  Beth Defalco

"The flu has claimed a new victim — team spirit. Panic over this year’s vicious strain of flu has prompted at least one city youth sports club to discourage kids from giving high-fives and fist bumps. 

The Manhattan Soccer Club yesterday sent an e-mail to parents warning that “the safest thing to do is to touch elbows” during the traditional lineup for team high-fives. Parents approved of the precautionary measure."...

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