Following the Government’s announcement on Monday about the Coronavirus outbreak, recommending for people to avoid social contact and gatherings where possible, and in-line with Football Association advice, Durham County FA are suspending all affiliated football for the foreseeable future.
This suspension includes all matches (including friendlies) and training sessions until further notice. Throughout this recent period since COVID-19 has affected England, The FA and Durham County FA have taken Government advice, with the priority being the health and wellbeing of all.
Both will continue to work closely with the grassroots game during this time. The FA are in regular communication with the Government and the situation within English football at all levels remains under regular review.
Durham County FA Office Access
Due to the Government’s recommendation to avoid social contact during the Coronavirus outbreak, Durham County FA has taken the decision to close its office to the public until further notice.
The office will remain open to staff for the time being, all of whom can be contacted by phone and email during normal office hours of 9am – 5pm.
We apologise for any inconvenience caused but please be assured this decision has been made in the interest of everyone’s wellbeing and safety during this difficult time.
If you are worried about or would like more information on the Coronavirus, please visit the Public Health England website for guidance.
Coronavirus: Staying Safe
Individuals are asked to keep up-to-date with, and follow, Government and Public Health England guidance, which includes:
* Public Health England guidance should be read and followed
* for those travelling to sporting events overseas, or returning from overseas sports events, the Foreign Office’s travel advice should be read and followed
* promote best practice for hygiene, ensuring cleaning is effective and soaps are provided (plus sanitiser, where possible)
* anyone with flu-like symptoms should avoid the risk of spreading their infection, whatever that infection may be, by staying at home and recovering