COVID-19 Athletic Plan Summary

Spectators

The current college plan is to allow spectators. The spectators will be required to wear face masks and maintain social distancing.  Social distancing guidelines of six feet of spacing for anyone not in the same household will be mandated. There will be one entrance and one exit when attending events in the gymnasium. There will be no concessions sold at any event. 

Participants- Staff and Students

Temperature checks will be required when entering facilities.  Participants with temperatures over 100.4 will be sent home.  Face masks are required unless participating in a match/game.  They are also required in the weight and cardio rooms. Social distancing will be maintained when not practicing or competing in a match/game. Equipment will be sanitized regularly and after each use. Locker rooms will be monitored to maintain social distancing as much as possible. Sport teams will arrive and leave at schedule times to avoid overlapping. This will allow for adequate time to sanitize the facility. Participants will bring the own water/drinks. During down time, no one should congregate. NJCAA Student-Athlete Screening Questionnaire will be completed often. For team travel, masks must be worn at all times unless eating or drinking since social distancing is not possible.

Officials

Temperature checks will be required. Face masks will be required unless game/event is in progress. Hand sanitizer will be readily available at the scorer’s table for officials.  Baseball/Softball officials will be provided sanitizer at the athletic fields. 

Game Staff-Score Table, PA, etc.

All game staff will be required to have their temperature check when entering athletic facilities. Face masks will be required and social distancing guidelines will be in effect. Hand sanitizer and equipment disinfectants will be available at the score table.  Game staff must bring their own drinks.

Response Plan Summary

coming soon.

Athletic Training Plan

Facemasks will be required before going into the training room. There will be no more than three student-athletes in the room at one time. The athletic trainer will disinfect after each student-athlete completes treatment. When the athletic trainer has hands on with student-athlete, the Athletic Trainer Certified will wear a mask and goggles. Only one student-athlete at a time in whirlpools. They will be drained and cleaned after each use.

Rehab sessions will operate on an appointment only format.

Visiting teams may not enter the athletic training room. PHSC athletic trainer will provide pre-game modalities outside of the visiting locker room.

Multi-Team Event Management

Teams will have temperature checked when entering athletic facilities. Face masks will be required to be worn at all times, unless competing in a match/game. Signs will be posted in visible locations (entrance/restrooms) that promote protective measures. Venue will be cleaned and disinfected especially to those areas that are frequently touched (door handles, sink handle, grab bars, hand railings, etc.). Drinking fountains will be closed off at all times.Restrooms will be limited to allow for social distancing and will be cleaned/disinfected regularly.  Spectators will be allowed, but social distancing of 6 feet will marked on bleachers. Individuals will be responsible for being their own drinks and food. No concession stands will be available.

Locker rooms will be available to the teams. The locker rooms will be cleaned and disinfected after each match/game prior to another team entering. Face masks and social distancing will be required in the locker room. All athletes and staff will be notified to bring their own towels and soap for showering.

Teams should try and limit the amount of time they are in the locker room.