Gym reopening vital to our communities health
Letter to the Editor
Last updated 1/7/2021 at 10:45am
I am writing in support of efforts being made by “Stronger Together Coalition Spokane” to reopen our state’s fitness centers and coach-led fitness facilities. They are not the problem in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic, but a weapon in the fight against it.
They are safe. Time and again, science has shown that fitness facilities of all kinds have one of the lowest rates of transmission (less than 1%).
They are committed. They have done their best to pivot their businesses and operate under state-mandated closures and restrictions that have been, in a word, devastating. Th...