The following steps should be completed if a member of your organization has been diagnosed with COVID-19.
1. The affected party (parent/guardian for player) should notify the COVID-19 Safety Officer and President for the organization.
2. Upon notification the COVID-19 Safety officer and or President will obtain details in regards to the exposure timeline. Details should include, when the person was exposed, when they first exhibited symptoms, and their last contact with the team, if there was contact with any team members outside of games or practice (carpools etc.)
2. COVID-19 Safety Officer and or President will notify the local Department of Public Health of the situation. Timeline information will be provided to the Health Department official. Based on the information provided the Department of Public Health will provide guidance in regards to next steps.
3. If directed to, by the local Department of Public Health, notify those who would be considered close contacts of the affected party. This is done using the MA Youth Soccer COVID-19 exposure Notification Letter.
It is important to keep rosters of players, coaches and officials who are at practices and games each day to aid in the contact tracing process.
Do not release the name of the affected person. Be prepared to stop all activities with the affected team/teams in accordance with current CDC guidelines and Public Health department recommendations.
4. If a case of COVID-19 is reported to you, notify Massachusetts Youth Soccer COVID-19 Safety Officer - Tamie Endow using the COVID-19 Exposure Reporting Form
MA Youth Soccer COVID-19 Safety Officer - Tamie Endow will be available to answer any questions you have.
Contact Tamie by email at firstname.lastname@example.org