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Spread of Covid-19 Coronavirus
Players Coaches Other training parties MDC Staff
hand washing guidance prior to session
to be available at training
encouraged to bring personal hand sanitiser
refrain from handshakes, high fives and other hand-to-hand
be cleaned prior to session
be handled by as few people as possible
day kit to be designated to each player. They will be responsible
for washing and maintaining that kit.
to bring own water/drinks bottles – Encourage bottles to be
labelled and made separate
must refrain from spitting
equipment should be cleaned at earliest opportunity after session
should wash hands after the session has finished
provide own bibs/substitute
or social person-to-person contact such as handshakes, group goal
consist of 2 or more groups of 6 (including coach). Groups to be
should be encouraged to leave the venue after the session has
finished and not congregate
and from the venue in compliance with government guidelines
Use of Changing Rooms Changing rooms to be cleaned with appropriate cleaning agents prior to use. Changing room used for changing and showers only. No loitering. Staggered use of changing room. Team talk and tactics all to be completed outside.
Contact with Match Officials and Opposition Both teams and officials to use tunnel separately. Team sheets to be distributed electronically. Payments to be made electronically if possible. Traditional greetings to be discouraged. Pre-match handshake suspended until further notice.
Use of match day volunteers Minimal number of volunteers on site for every match day. All volunteers need to be members. No friends/family/visitors allowed on-site to watch game, unless in a volunteering capacity (until further notice). Working groups to submit numbers of volunteers and reasoning of attendance at least 24 hours before KO. All volunteers need to maintain public health guidance when on site, including social distancing and wearing of PPE where possible.
Coaches should ensure football activity follows the latest government guidance. Temperature of players and coaches will be checked on arrival and before entering changing rooms, via infrared thermometer. Anybody with a temperature of 37.8 degrees Celsius or above, will be asked to leave the vicinity immediately. MDC Covid-19 policy must also be adhered to Participants must conduct self-check prior to attending for any of the identified symptoms Anyone presenting with a dry, persistent cough or high temperature to be asked to leave the session immediately (Finance to reimburse cost of washing kit?)
Depending on size of changing room, limit numbers at a time so all players can socially distance whilst changing. Recommended that warm up groups same as groups in changing room at same time.