Illness Protocol (Mississauga Ringette)

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Illness Protocol
Updated updated August 8, 2021

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 or have been told to self-isolate

-          If the player becomes ill at home with one of the following new or worsening symptoms: a) fever, b) new or worsening cough, c) shortness of breath, d) sore throat or trouble swallowing, e) stuffy nose &/or runny nose, f) new loss of sense of smell or taste, g) headache, h) nausea, vomiting &/or diarrhea, i) fatigue, lethargy, muscle aches, malaise; or if the player has been told to self-isolate

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

o   Advise your coach and/or Covid Safety Leader (CSL).

-          Even if the player is fully vaccinated, they are required to self-isolate if they are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19.

 

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 cannot attend return to play for at least 14 days after they tested positive for Covid-19, and until symptom free for 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 14 days after symptoms appear, 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.  If an alternative diagnosis is provided, the player must provide a doctor’s note that they are able to return to sport.

 

 

Symptomatic player at the arena

-          If the player becomes ill at the arena with one of the following new or worsening symptoms: a) fever, b) new or worsening cough, c) shortness of breath, d) sore throat or trouble swallowing, e) stuffy nose &/or runny nose, f) new loss of sense of smell or taste, g) headache, h) nausea, vomiting &/or diarrhea, i) fatigue, lethargy, muscle aches, malaise;

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 immediately removed from the arena 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.

-          The player must self-isolate for a minimum of 14 days, 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.  If an alternative diagnosis is provided, the player must provide a doctor’s note that they are able to return to sport.

 

If the player or any member(s) of the players family are symptomatic or have been told by Public Health to isolate, the player is not to participate.

 

Peel Public Health:  Symptoms of covid-19 - Region of Peel (peelregion.ca)

 

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