While we are excited to begin our return to basketball training, we are also focused on establishing procedures that will reduce the risks of COVID-19 infection and transmission.
Stay Home when Appropriate
Individuals, including coaches, players, and families, should stay home if they have tested positive for or are showing COVID-19 symptoms.
Individuals, including coaches, players, and families, who have recently had a close contact with a person with COVID-19 should also stay home and monitor their health.
If anyone in your household is not feeling well, then the player must not come to practice.
If anyone is your household is or has recently experienced any of the following symptoms, then then player must not come to practice: Fever over 99.5, Chills, Cough, Shortness of Breath or Difficulty Breathing, Fatigue, Muscle or Body Aches, Headache, Loss of Taste or Smell, Sore Throat, Congestion or Runny Nose, Nausea or vomiting, Diarrhea
Watch for Symptoms and ask your Player before each practice how they feel, so to ascertain if they are symptom free and fit for practice.
If anyone in your household has traveled to an area requiring a 14-day quarantine, the player is not allowed to come practice until the quarantine period has elapsed.
Hand Hygiene and Respiratory Etiquette
Individuals, including coaches, players, and families, are to practice good hand hygiene and respiratory etiquette, including:
Frequently wash hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds or use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer.
Avoid touching your face.
Cover mouth and nose (with a tissue or paper, arm or elbow, not hands) when coughing or sneezing and wash hands afterward. Used tissues should be thrown in the trash and hands washed immediately with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
Avoid shaking hands and high-fives.
Maintain a distance of 6 feet between you and others.
Stay home if you feel sick and contact your health care provider.
Wearing of Masks
Universal masking will apply to all those that enter the facility at all times including players, coaches, staff, and spectators. All athletes must wear masks during competition, as per NY State Mandate 10 NYCRR 2.60.