How Risky Are Indoor Sports This Winter?

Parents should consider multiple factors, including the facility’s size and ventilation (big and well ventilated is best), the amount of physical contact in the sport and whether players are required — or able — to wear masks, said Dr. Susan Huang, medical director for epidemiology and infection prevention at the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine. “The mask, the hand hygiene, the distance,” Dr. Huang said. That is “the trio that you really have to think about.”