The Ontario Hockey League has instituted a series of measures in light of the Coronavirus.

The list includes access to dressing rooms and member team facilities will be limited to players, coaches and support staff only, media access to be held in designated areas outside dressing rooms, elimination of handshakes between teammates, opponents and officials, no sharing of water bottles or towels on benches or penalty box areas and avoiding direct contact with fans, including high-fives, handshakes, and autographing of items.

OHL General Managers as well as medical and training staff from all 20 OHL member teams including the North Bay Battalion have also been provided with frequent updates on preventative measures to be taken in team areas such as dressing rooms and team buses as well as hygienic best practices to be enacted throughout their facilities.

(photo by Aaron Bell OHL Images)

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