Special Olympics Alaska cancels Alaska Winter Games due to coronavirus concerns

Published: Mar. 10, 2020 at 5:50 AM AKDT
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The Alaska Winter Games set to run March 13-15 of 2020 have been cancelled.

Special Olympics Alaska says the reason is due to concerns around the spread of the coronavirus.

In a post on the organization's Facebook from CEO Sue Perles, she wrote: “We will stay close to this situation and work with Special Olympics International to reevaluate after March 31.”

🚨🚨A message from our CEO, Sue Perles🚨🚨 Subject: Cancelled- Alaska Winter Games and All March Sport Activities Dear...

Posted by Special Olympics Alaska on Monday, March 9, 2020

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