Buckeye

Volleyball Club

COVID-19 OPERATING, SYMPTOMS, EXPOSURE & POSITIVE RESULTS GUIDELINES

Please follow the below guidelines for the various COVID-19 scenarios to ensure we can keep the gym as safe and healthy as possible: 

Operating Guidelines

We ask that all athletes and parents follow our new operating procedures and guidelines for training and clinics:

~ Athletes should arrive no more than 10 minutes early.

~ No more than one adult spectator is allowed in the facility per athlete.

~ We expect anyone in the facility to have been practicing proper health habits prior to entering.

~ Based on current guidance and orders of the City of Columbus, masks/facial coverings are required (Columbus location only)  Any athlete that feels comfortable wearing a mask during training and competition is welcome, but not required to do so. Please be advised that masks requirements will be determined based on local, county, state, USAV, and tournament host protocols and may change at any time and without notice as we progress during the season.

~ Maintain social distancing whenever possible.

~ We will always have a staff member on-site to assist with checking in and maintaining the social guidelines.

 

Showing symptoms 

If your daughter or anyone in your household is showing symptoms of COVID-19, please DO NOT attend practice and contact your coach IMMEDIATELY. 

 We will need to know:

  • The date symptoms began
  • Confirm the most recent date in the gym

Symptoms include:

  • Cough
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Fever (100.5 F or above)
  • Chills
  • Sore throat
  • Loss of taste or smell

 

 Known exposure 

If your daughter has been exposed to COVID-19, please email your coach immediately and do not attend practice until you have spoken with them. 

 Below are the current guidelines for exposure/close contact:

If you TEST POSITIVE: 
1) quarantine for a minimum of 5 days, if asymptomatic after 5 days you may leave quarantine and are recommended to wear a mask for another 5 days.
2) if a fever still exist after the initial 5 days, remain in isolation until the fever goes
away;recommended to wear a mask for another 5 days. If you were EXPOSED: UNVACCINATED individuals or those more than 6 months out from their last shot and not yet boosted: 1) QUARANTINE for a minimum of 5 days and follow strict mask use for an additional 5 days. VACCINATED + BOOSTER 1) NO QUARANTINE REQUIRED, recommended use of mask for up to 10 days RECOMMENDED – Everyone exposed should get a Covid-19 test 5 days after exposure!

 

 

 Return to Play

After a positive test result, an athlete can return to practice a minimum of 5 days after symptoms first appeared, as long as she has gone 24 hours with no fever without the use of fever-reducing medications.

Before participating again, the following must be sent to your coach:

  1. Note clearing her from isolation
  2. Doctor's note showing confirmation of a medical exam to confirm heart health

 

 

***If a Buckeye VBC team/player has to miss a tournament and/or practice due to quarantine, illness, injury, personal decision, or any other uncontrollable reason, Buckeye Volleyball Club assumes no financial responsibility for the loss of play.