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Heinz History Center, Pro Football Hall of Fame Announce Closures



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At this point, everyone is aware that most sporting events have been canceled or postponed due to the ongoing public heath threat of the novel coronavirus-caused COVID-19 pandemic.

But it isn’t just live sporting events that are being canceled in the pro sports world.

Saturday, the Heinz History Center and Western Pennsylvania Sports Museum in Pittsburgh announced that they will close through March 29.

“In accordance with the recommendations of local and state officials to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, the Heinz History Center and Fort Pitt Museum will close to the public effective on Saturday, March 14, and remain closed through Sunday, March 29,” the center tweeted on Saturday.

“As always, the health and safety of our visitors, volunteers, and staff is our top priority. Please continue to follow our social media platforms for updated information on this fluid situation.”

In Canton, Ohio, the Pro Football Hall of Fame also announced its closure, at least through March 27.

“The health and safety of the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s visitors, as well as staff and volunteers, is a top priority,” the Hall of Fame said in a statement.

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