A new CDC case study suggests gyms and fitness centers could easily become COVID super-spreaders.
In a time of social distancing and wearing masks, going to the gym can seem to have more risks than benefits.
Dr. Dean Winslow, an infectious disease expert at Stanford University, says, “Crowded indoor environments are the highest risk really for transmission of COVID-19.”
But what precautions are local fitness centers taking to stop the spread? Amber Bernhardt of Family Wellness in Mandan says, “Just try and keep everyone spaced out and clean.”
It may seem obvious, but in a small crowded environment, it can