TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports more than 900 cases of coronavirus in the United States.
The news has gym owners taking steps to try and keep their customers safe.
WTVA spoke with the manager of ATC Fitness in Tupelo, Jeff Jones, about the precautions the center is taking to keep a clean gym.
ATC has multiple bottles of rubbing alcohol and hand sanitizers located around the gym.
Gym member Cheryl Cockrell said she always washes her hands before leaving the gym. She said members spray down the equipment with sanitizer and wipe the equipment down before using
Jones said he has extra cases of hand sanitizer and rubbing alcohol and is doing extra cleaning around the gym.
"Right now, we have increased all of that,” Jones said. “So, we are Lysoling two to three times a day and using rubbing alcohol at least twice a day, anything people have touched."
As of Wednesday, March 11, there are no confirmed cases of the coronavirus in Mississippi.