Covid-19 Mitigation Protocols - Winter Programs

PA West Covid-19 Mitigation Protocols

 

Player/Coach:

· DO NOT Participate with symptoms (fever, cough, sore throat, headache, etc.) during any training, match, or event.

· If you are sick, feeling sick, or have a temperature of 100 degrees or higher, DO NOT ATTEND the event.

·  All players are required to wear a face covering unless they are actively playing in a game.  All Coaches are required to wear a face covering while inside the facility.

·  Players are recommended to social distance when not playing.

· Coaches and players are recommended to maintain social distancing during halftime, water breaks, and at all times when off the field of play.

· Players and coaches should bring their own hydration and snacks. Do not share water bottles, drinks or food or any personal items.

· No spitting will be allowed on the field, sidelines, or anywhere on the event premise.

· Cover your mouth when coughing or sneezing - recommended into the nape of the elbow. Avoid touching eyes, nose, and mouth with hands.

· Players and coaches should sanitize their hands each time they come off the field and in between each game.

· All coaches and players are reminded to launder clothes, uniforms, and vests upon return home.

· Home team will be deemed to have won the coin toss.

Parents/Spectators

· Spectators are limited to no more than 2 per player. 

· Anyone with symptoms (fever, cough, sore throat, headache, etc.) should not attend any event.

·  Spectators and guests should bring personal hand sanitizer and wipes to the event.

· All spectators are required to wear a face covering while inside the facility.

· All attendees are recommended to maintain social distancing on the sidelines.

· Everyone is expected to cover their mouth when coughing or sneezing - recommended into the nape of the elbow.

·  Anyone feeling sick should leave the facility immediately and go home or seek a healthcare facility.

·  Avoid touching their eyes, nose, and mouth with their hands whenever possible.

· It is strongly recommended that people over 65 and/or with pre-existing conditions avoid attending.

Referees

· Anyone with symptoms (fever, cough, sore throat, headache, etc.) must not work any event.

· All referees should check their temperature prior to leaving for their first game each day.

· All referees are recommended to wear face coverings while not on the field of play.

· Referees must cover their mouth when coughing or sneezing - recommended into the nape of the elbow.

· Referees should communicate with players and/or coaches while remaining at least 6 feet away; review this with players/coaches prior to match.

· Referees should bring their own hand sanitizer/wipes and liquids and not share gear, snacks, or beverages with anyone.

· Physical contact of any kind will be prohibited (i.e. handshakes, “high fives”, etc.).

· May use artificial or electronic noise makers rather than whistles.

· All referees should launder clothes and uniforms after activities each day.

·  No coin toss – away team is deemed to have won the toss.

COVID Contact (MLSA)

MLSA designates Lisa Borrelli Dorn at attylab@aol.com as the primary point of contact for all questions related to COVID-19, and all parents, athletes, officials, and coaches will be provided with her contact information.  Please reach out to Lisa directly with a cc to president@mlsa.org with any questions or situations we should be made aware of. 

Additional resources are available by contacting the Mt Lebanon School District nursing staff.  Contact information for each school:  https://www.mtlsd.org/district/health-services/staff