El Paso ISD officials announced late Monday afternoon that, due to COVID-19 surge in the El Paso area, high school athletic events would continue with no fans in attendance.
“Due to the current COVID-19 data reported by the City of El Paso Department of Public Health, and in collaboration with other El Paso County school districts, the El Paso Independent School District has updated its spectator guidelines for athletic events,” officials shared via a news release.
Effective immediately, only essential personnel will be allowed at all games and competitions. No fans, spectators or parents will be allowed at football, volleyball, tennis or cross country events.
The updated spectator rules are in place through October 17.
Additionally, all middle-school athletics are suspended through Octber 25.