Update - COVID Protocols December 19, News (Quinte West Minor Hockey Association)

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Dec 19, 2021 | Kim Thurston | 1131 views
Update - COVID Protocols December 19
This morning the QWMHA met to discuss the current climate as it evolves with Covid-19.  As you are aware, cases in Hastings & Prince Edward County as well as Ontario are increasing rapidly and protocols for your safety and that of our community are changing daily.  QWMHA continues to monitor the situation and will follow the advice of our local public health authorities.

QWMHA has made the following decisions this morning as move into the Christmas break.

1)      Use of AP players is suspended until further notice for all games and practices unless approval from the board is obtained.

2)      Select team activity at this point will continue as scheduled but will be re-evaluated as we approach the beginning of the new calendar year.

3)      Our plan is to return to programming January 3, 2022, however house league teams will practice on their week night and weekend ice time for the first week.  In our effort to help with the referee shortage games will be played throughout the week starting the week of January 10.

4)      QWMHA has cancelled all development at this time (power skating, goalie sessions).  Only rostered coaches/trainers may be on the ice with their team for practices until further notice.

We also remind you of facility protocols as of December 19, 2021.

1)      NO food or drink allowed in the arena

2)      Entry to the arena is allowed 30 minutes prior to your scheduled ice time

3)      Face mask must be worn covering your mouth and nose at all times

4)      All spectators and participants 12 years of age and over must provide proof of being double vaccinated with identification before entering the arena.  As of January 2022, only QR codes will be accepted.

5)      All participants and spectators must self screen before entering the facility and make the safe decision not to ignore symptoms that could negatively impact their respective team by staying home.

Thank you to everyone for working so diligently this hockey season.  Our hope is to be able to continue to provide programming for our players and can only do that if we all work together.