Chicago Bears release statement on Coronavirus
|Thursday, March 12, 2020, 8:28 PM- -|
The Chicago Bears released a statement about their team regarding the coronavirus on Thursday.
"The Chicago Bears are continuing to monitor the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) situation and consulting with team medical staff, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the National Football League. As a result and an extreme safety measure, the club has suspended business air travel for team personnel and postponed draft prospect visits to Halas Hall until further notice. In addition, the club has temporarily closed both office locations and asked employees to work remotely on Friday, March 13. Further staffing and travel decisions will be made as we continue to monitor the fluid situation. The health and safety of our players, coaches and all staff is our utmost priority."
The team also said they have canceled their 2020 Miller Lite draft party on April 24 at Soldier Field.