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Players, parents, and coaches leaving fields only to get home with upset stomachs, vomiting, and fever.
This is something that needs to be addressed.
Almost every league and tournament that I have Coached or have officiated I have seen the same issue. People using the restroom and walking out without washing their hands. Too many times it has been with the same person handling the food preparation.
As an X restaurant owner of 5 different locations I was considered "anal" (no pun intended) when it came to personal hygiene and food safety for everyone entering my business. 10 yrs and NEVER a grade below A and never a question over a food borne illness.
Each person should consider that the illness that hit their son. daughter, wife, husband or Mom and Dad was from someone who ignored something so simple as washing their hands.
The safety of everyone is all our responsibility.
Talk to each other and maybe we can have a week without anyone missing games because of some unknown illness...
CDC says that 90% of men and 65% of women do not wash their hands after using the restroom.