COVID Action Plan


 

COVID-19 ACTION PLAN


 

 

Juan de Fuca Minor Hockey Association has opened our season this year, but to do this safely we would like to invite all of our families to be part of the solution so that we can have a fun and full season.

 

Please be mindful we as an organization are simply a conduit of information from these authorities, our primary goal is to keep the ice open and the players skating as safely as possible. This pandemic is dynamic and as health professionals continue to learn about this virus, the response to it will change accordingly. Health Check (BC Health) confirmed that our minor hockey association falls under this new checklist. It is our hope that all participants, players and parents alike will assist us in being diligent in keeping up to date on any news regarding health and protocol changes. The information below is meant to assist in best practices for any event, game or practice until further notice. 

 

Game Guidelines during COVID

This document is to assist in clarification for guidelines that should be used in all gameplay at JDFMHA Associated rinks.

JDFMHA has put together its own Return to Play Plan, this document contains important information on:

  • Transition Measures / Requirements
  • JDFMHA Facility- Specific Requirements
  • Responsibilities of all participants
  • Protocols
  • Tools
  • Failure To Comply

Please familiarize yourself with this Return to Play Plan before attending the rinks this season. All parents or participants must be aware of the protocols and consequences if there is a failure to comply.

 

Each participant will be required to complete the associated JDFMHA Return to Play Agreement (For each player)

Divisional Managers will ensure that all Return to Play Agreements are up to date for each player, this form is there so that each Manager can indicate that the players and staff on their team have been made aware of the rules governing player safety. Ultimately the role of the coaches, managers and team safety will be to ensure that all players can return to each practice in as clean an environment as possible. These policies fall in line with the governing policies for current COVID 19 response, as set out by the BC Government and Health Authority.

This form shall be filled out and attached for each player and updated each year as necessary.

Attendance

This year we have implemented an attendance sheet that must be completed by Team Managers electronically, although we understand that sometimes electronics do fail us. A printable copy of the form can be found here, this should be then uploaded at the earliest convenience to the website.

Attendance Form (Paper)

Attendance Form (Electronic)

You can will also find a link added to the Managers section and the Forms section

*The attendance can also be tracked via the RAMP app which has a built in attendance tracker and will ask you a set of COVID questions before entering the arena.*

Team Managers COVID Navigator

 This document pertains to the operations and COVID protocols for each of JDFMHA's home rinks.

 In conjuncture with the previous document, team managers should also utilize the COVID Decision Making Tree which should be forwarded to each participant or parent for review.

 An up to date symptom breakdown has also been added HERE

What to do if your player has been ill?

As many parents know, it is nearly impossible to go to school or go through a flu season without somebody getting sick. Although we are physical distancing as much as possible there is still the potential for a player to become ill. If a player does become ill this season the form below shall be filled out and filed with the team Manager prior to returning to play. This is a current

JDFMHA Return to Play after Illness Form

 

Below is documentation of guidelines for families to follow when returning to the rinks this winter.

 

JDF MHA has created this phased in approach under the direction of Hockey Canada for a safe return to hockey. Strict adherence to these guidelines must be followed so we can progress through the stages. Dates are speculative with complete dependence on our provincial health authority’s direction as they monitor COVID-19 concerns. This action plan may be subject to change.

 

 

Respectfully,

Mike Hales

Vice-President Administration

JDF MHA

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