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RIGA Issues Statement on Coronavirus

As concerns over the coronavirus grow, the Rhode Island Golf Association (RIGA) said that they will follow the usual schedule, but will be monitoring the situation. 

Read RIGA’s Statement Below

“At this time, the RIGA will keep following its usual operating schedule. We will continue to look after the situation and update all members and clubs should any changes occur via our website and our social media channels,” said RIGA in a statement. 

As of Sunday, March 15, there are 20 cases of coronavirus in Rhode Island and 132 in Massachusetts. 

There are more than 2,800 in the United States. 

Coronavirus concerns continue to grow in RI. PHOTO: nursingschoolsnearme/Flickr Commons

Read RIGA’s Statement Below 

“The Rhode Island Golf Association has been closely monitoring the health and safety concerns regarding COVID-19 (Coronavirus). 

The well-being of each and every person in our association is important to us. From our employees to our members and member clubs. On a daily basis, conversations continue about the fluidity of COVID-19. 

The RIGA recommends following the guidelines of the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) and Rhode Island Department of Health. 

At this time, the RIGA will keep following its usual operating schedule. 

We will continue to look after the situation and update all members and clubs should any changes occur via our website and our social media channels.

A decision about our events will be make as soon as we get closer to our season. 

With the proper awareness, we hope that everyone can stay safe during this time and minimize any further spreading of COVID-19. If any questions arise, contact the RIGA at dbalthaser@rigalinks.org.”

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