District 3 programs suspend workouts as athletes, coaches test positive for COVID-19


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Summer workouts recently kicked off across District 3, and a handful of schools have already had athletes test positive for COVID-19, bringing about temporary suspensions of the early practices.

Here’s a look at the schools that have had cases so far and how they’re dealing with it.

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Shippensburg suspended football workouts for two weeks following a player’s positive COVID-19 test. The school also suspended all other sport workouts that either use the same facilities or had players that were exposed to members of the football team. The school will undergo a sterilization of the facilities.

READ MORE: Shippensburg High School football player tests positive for COVID-19


The Lancaster County school suspended football workouts for 14 days after a coach tested positive for COVID-19, according to Lancaster Online. The school had canceled workouts since last Thursday as it awaited results on the test

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Cedar Cliff

Cedar Cliff suspended field hockey and boys’ soccer practices, with one individual on each team testing positive for COVID-19. According to the Carlisle Sentinel, the teams were informed of the tests last week.

READ MORE: Cedar Cliff suspends field hockey, boys soccer practices after positive coronavirus cases

Check back often as this article will be updated with any new reports.