Illness Protocol (Mississauga Ringette)

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Illness Protocol
Updated October 27, 2020

The below information specifies what you should do in case of illness.  Please read carefully, as there have been a couple of changes from the last session!

Symptomatic player at home

-          If the player becomes ill at home with one of the following new or worsening symptoms: a) sore throat, b) stuffy nose &/or runny nose, c) headache, d) nausea, vomiting &/or diarrhea, e) fatigue, lethargy, muscle aches, malaise;

o   the player stays home for a minimum of 24 hours from symptom onset. If symptom is improving, player returns to play if they feel well enough to do so. If symptom worsens/persists, contact a health care provider and the CSL.

-          If the player becomes ill at home with two or more of the following new or worsening symptoms: a) sore throat, b) stuffy nose &/or runny nose, c) headache, d) nausea, vomiting &/or diarrhea, e) fatigue, lethargy, muscle aches, malaise; OR

-          If the player develops any one of the following: i) fever &/or chills, ii) cough, iii)shortness of breath, iv) decrease or loss of smell or taste;

o   the player will self-isolate at home and contact their health care provider for advice/assessment.

IF a symptomatic player is tested for COVID-19

-          The player will self-isolate at home until the test results are received, and shared with the coach

o   Players with a positive test result will remain in isolation and follow Public Health Services guidance. The player can not return to play for at least 10 days from the day of the test, and be symptom free for at least 24 hours.

o   Players with a negative test result, with no known high-risk exposure and has not been advised by Public Health to isolate, can return to play when they do not have a fever (without the use of fever-reducing meds) and when symptoms have been improving for 24 hours.

IF a symptomatic player is not tested for COVID-19

-          The player must self-isolate for a minimum of 10 days. Players with no known high-risk exposure and has not been advised by Public Health to isolate, can return to play when they do not have a fever (without the use of fever-reducing meds) and when symptom free for 24 hours OR

-          The player has an alternative diagnosis provided by a health care provider and self-isolates until they are symptom free for 24 hours

Symptomatic player at the arena

-          If the player becomes ill at the arena with one or more of the following new or worsening symptoms: 1) sore throat, 2) stuffy nose &/or runny nose, 3) headache, 4) nausea, 5) vomiting &/or diarrhea, 6) fatigue, lethargy, muscle aches, malaise, 7) fever &/or chills, 8) cough, 9) shortness of breath, 10) decrease or loss of smell or taste;

o   The player must NOT enter the arena

o   IF the player becomes ill during the session, they must immediately tell the coach. The player will be removed from the ice and given a mask.  The player will be isolated, and parents will be called to pick up the player ASAP.

Symptomatic player after the session

-          Immediately inform your coach, who will contact the MRA COVID Safety Leader.

 

 

 

 

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