COVID-19 Illness or Exposure* Information

Limited information is available to characterize the spectrum of clinical illness, transmission efficiency, and the duration of viral shedding for persons with COVID-19. This guidance is based on available information about COVID-19 and subject to change as additional information becomes available.

REPORTING:  

  • Per the club protocol, as a reminder players who have a fever or are ill should not attend any in-person session.
  • If a player has a known exposure* to a person who has been tested positive for COVID-19 or a known exposure to a person who has been otherwise diagnosed with COVID-19: 
    • the parent/guardian is required to email ReturnToPlay@arlingtonsoccer.com within 72 hours of identification,
    • player should self-isolate forat least 14 days, and the player should not attend in-person sessions.(see below for Return to Play after  Illness/Exposure details)
  • If a player has symptoms consistent with COVID-19 or has been diagnosed with COVID-19 (by a health professional or through a positive test): 
    • the parent/guardian is required to email ReturnToPlay@arlingtonsoccer.com within 72 hours of identification,
    • player should self-isolate for at least 14 days, and the player should not attend in-person sessions.(see below for Return to Play after Illness/Exposure details)

COMMUNICATION:  If a player has been diagnosed with COVID-19 (by a health professional or through a positive test), has attended a team in-person session, and has notified the club as directed, the club will notify the entire team of the exposure while protecting the confidentiality of the individual's identity.

RETURN TO PLAY after ILLNESS or EXPOSURE*:  The decision to discontinue home isolation for persons with confirmed or suspected COVID-19 should be made in the context of local circumstances and may be amended as such.

Players who have a known exposure or infection may return to play after 14 days or ALL of the following criteria have been met (whichever is longer):

  • Fever-free for at least 72 hours following symptoms
  • AND: other respiratory symptoms (cough, shortness of breath) improving
  • AND: at least 10 days since symptoms first began
  • AND: a negative test result

 

* Per the CDC, "exposure" is currently defined as close contact (<6 feet) for 15 minutes or more.

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/php/public-health-recommendations.html

Return to Play - Summer 2020 Travel Program Protocol

June 17, 2020 Update:  (Para leer esta carta en espanol, desplacese hacia abajo).

Our players finally have the opportunity to return to the field, training and gearing up this summer for the fall season ahead. For the safety of our players, our coaches and our community, we will follow strict protocols to mitigate the risk and safely return to play.

Each family is responsible for the following tasks before being permitted to attend the upcoming sessions.

1)  Review the Arlington Soccer Return to Play Protocol.

2)  Review and sign COVID-19 specific waiver by following steps below.

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The Arlington Soccer Return to Play Protocol contains a lot of details and will evolve and change.  When public health restrictions are lifted, we will be able to relax some of the protocols. Each person (player, parent, coach) takes an active role in contributing to their personal health, as well as the safety of their teammates, coach and community. Please take the time to review this protocol with your family.

Some important highlights include:

  • If you are sick or experience any COVID-19 symptoms or have been exposed to someone who is sick or having these symptoms, STAY HOME.  
  • If you feel uncomfortable participating or are high risk, STAY HOME. Return to play is voluntary. 
  • Prior to attending any team session, a player or parent must indicate that they are "AVAILABLE" in the Team Snap program.   By indicating you are available, you are certifying that your child’s temperature has been taken before practice and that they do not have a fever of 100.4 or higher.  You are also certifying that your player does not have a cough, shortness of breath, chills, sore throat or muscle aches.
  • Maintain appropriate social distancing on and off the field. Wear a face covering when off the field.
  • Players must bring a water bottle, ball, face covering, and hand sanitizer to each session. Do not share water or equipment. Put your name on all your equipment.
  • For the safety of all, parents will be asked to remove players who are unable to follow these protocols or who demonstrate signs of illness at practice.

Instructions for completing the waiver:

Please complete the waiver for each of your travel players by following the steps below.

  • 1) Click Here.
  • 2)  Login to your account that you used to register your child. (If on the Dashboard page, click "REGISTER" in upper right hand corner.)
  • 3) Proceed through steps 1.1, 1.2  and 1.3.
  • 4)  On step 2.1, select your player (you will have the chance to add another player at the end) and click "Register".
  • 5)  On step 2.2, select "Travel Program Waiver", and your child's gender.
  • 6)  Complete steps 2.3, 2.4 and 2.5.  
  • 7)  On step 2.5, please click on the box to sign the document.
  • 8)  On step 3.1, you have the opportunity to register another player, or continue.
  • 9)  Continue through step 4.1, 5.1, 5.2 and 5.3 to finish and submit.

If you would like to print a copy of the waiver, you may do so, but it is not required by the club. Players who have not completed the waiver will not be permitted to attend any training session.

If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to ReturnToPlay@arlingtonsoccer.com

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Nuestros jugadores finalmente tienen la oportunidad de regresar al campo de fútbol. entrenando y preparándose este verano para la próxima temporada de otoño. Para la seguridad de nuestros jugadores, nuestros entrenadores y nuestra comunidad, seguiremos estrictos protocolos para mitigar el riesgo y volver a jugar de forma segura.

Cada familia es responsable de completar las siguientes tareas antes de ser permitidos a asistir a las próximas sesiones.

1) Revise el Protocolo Para el Regreso al Juego de Arlington Soccer.

2) Revise y firme la exención de COVID-19 siguiendo los pasos a continuación.

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El Protocolo Para el Regreso al Juego de Arlington Soccer contiene muchos detalles y evolucionará y cambiará. Cada persona (jugador, padre, entrenador) contribuirá activamente a su salud personal, así como a la seguridad de sus compañeros de equipo, entrenador y comunidad. Tómese el tiempo para revisar este protocolo con su familia.

Algunos aspectos importantes incluyen:

•              Si está enfermo o si tiene algún síntoma de COVID-19 o ha estado expuesto a alguien que está enfermo o tiene alguno de los síntomas, QUÉDESE EN CASA.

•              Si se siente incómodo participando o tiene un alto riesgo, QUÉDESE EN CASA. El regreso al juego es voluntario.

•              Antes de asistir a cualquier sesión de equipo, un jugador o padre debe indicar que están "DISPONIBLES" en la aplicación Team Snap. Al indicar que está "DISPONIBLE", está certificando que:

1.    Se ha tomado la temperatura de su hijo antes de la práctica y que no tiene fiebre de 100.4 o más.

2.  También está certificando que su jugador no tiene: una tos, falta de aliento, escalofríos, dolor de garganta o dolores musculares.

•              Mantener un distanciamiento social apropiado dentro y fuera del campo. Mientras esté fuera del campo use una máscara.

•              Cada jugador debe traer una botella de agua, una pelota, una máscara y desinfectante para manos en cada sesión. No debe compartir agua o equipo. Pon tu nombre en todo tu equipo.

•               Para la seguridad de todos, se les pedirá a los padres que retiren a sus jugadores que no pueden seguir estos protocolos o que muestran signos de enfermedad en la práctica.

 

Instrucciones para completar la exención COVID-19:

Complete la exención para cada uno de sus jugadores de viaje siguiendo los pasos a continuación.

  • 1) Haz clic Aqui
  • 2) Ingrese a su cuenta con el nombre de usuario / contraseña que utilizó para registrar a su hijo.
  • 3) Dentro del proceso, complete los Pasos 1.11.2 y 1.3.
  • 4) En el paso 2.1, seleccione su jugador (tendrá la oportunidad de agregar otro jugador al final) y haga clic en "Registrarse".
  • 5) En Paso 2.2, seleccione "Travel Program Waiver " y el género de su hijo.
  • 6) Complete Pasos 2.32.4 y 2.5.
  • 7) En paso 2.5, haga clic en el cuadro gris para firmar el documento.
  • 8) En Paso 3.1, le da la oportunidad de registrar a otro jugador o continuar.
  • 9) Continúe y complete los pasos 4.1, 5.1, 5.2 y 5.3 para finalizar y enviar.

Si desea imprimir una copia de la exención, puede hacerlo, pero el club no lo exige. Los jugadores que no hayan completado la exención no podrán asistir a ninguna sesión de entrenamiento.

Si tiene alguna pregunta, no dude en comunicarse con:  ReturnToPlay@arlingtonsoccer.com