Along with FIFA’s initiative in ensuring the safety and health of the football community, Korea Football Association (KFA) recently took measures contributing to local communities, Korean and foreign nationals in Korea affected by the Covid-19 pandemic.
Having been aware of the shortage of blood in Korea due to the spread of the Covid-19 virus, the entire KFA employees and staff participated in the campaign to donate blood on 17 March 2020 in conjunction with providing Paju National Football Centre (NFC) as a medical and treatment centre for those infected by the virus.
KFA, in consultation with the Ministry of Health and Welfare, plans to utilise the main building of the Paju NFC starting from 25 March 2020 for patients with mild cases of the Covid-19 virus hoping to play a small part to curtail the virus altogether. The period of adopting the NFC as a treatment centre will last at least 1 month to a maximum of 2 months, and once the initial period ends, the centre will be restored back to being a training facility for all of Korea Republic’s national football teams after 1-2 weeks of quarantine. The entire floors of the main building in NFC will be utilised exclusively for Covid-19 patients and medical personnel with access to the centre strictly controlled......
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