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COVID Safety Plan

COVID Safety and Action Plan

In accordance with guidelines set by the Centers for Disease Control and Eastern Pennsylvania Youth Soccer, our organization Palumbo SC will return to play with the follow safety and action plan.

  1. Communication & Education
  • All players and parents will receive communication on our safety and action plan before return to play begins.
  • CDC Education materials will be shared with all participants (coaches, players, and parents) on behaviors that reduce the spread of COVID-19 to include but not limited to: hand hygiene, sanitizing equipment, properly covering coughs and sneezes, and staying home when appropriate.
  1. Steps to Reduce the Spread
    • Only one parent brings a player to practices and if you feel comfortable, we ask that parents drop off instead of staying by the field
    • If parents remain at the field. Please social distance from other parents.
    • No sharing of water bottles, snacks, etc.
    • Wear a mask to and from the field. Mask can be removed during soccer activity for players.
    • Coaches must wear masks at all times.  We ask that parents also keep their masks on.
    • Players do not help collect or move equipment (cones, goals, etc.). Coaches will handle this.
    • No contact in celebration (such as high fives)
    • No changing clothes at the field. Be dressed ready to play
    • After your practice, please leave the field immediately. No hanging around the field or parking lot after practice.
    • No spitting or chewing gum

Phased reopening plan

  1. Stage 1 (2-3 weeks)
  • County has gone from Yellow to Green
  • Training permitted within organization only
  • No body contact, social distance during training
  • No games, scrimmages or league participation permitted
  • Reduced numbers of participants
  • No shared equipment
  • Spectators not permitted, parents can stay in vehicle
  • Adult coaches must wear masks when with participants
  1. Stage 2 (2-3 weeks)
  • County remains Green
  • Body contact is permitted
  • Scrimmages and friendly games with other clubs in same Green county permitted
  • No league participation permitted
  • Spectators permitted with social distance
  • Adult coaches suggested to wear masks with participants
  1. Stage 3 (2-3 weeks)
  • County remains Green
  • Scrimmages and friendly games with other clubs in all Green counties permitted
  • No league participation permitted
  1. Stage 4 (2-3 weeks)
  • County continues positive progress in Green with most government restrictions lifted
  • League participation is permitted
  • Social distance of spectators recommended during league games
  1. Identification of COVID exposure

Parents of participants will notify the board of Palumbo SC if the participant or someone in the participant’s home is presumptive positive or tests positive for COVID.

Palumbo SC will notify participants who came in contact with the individual of potential exposure following CDC guidelines and HIPAA regulations on confidentiality.

  1. COVID Point of Contact

For all Palumbo SC COVID related policy questions and concerns, the individual name below will serve as the point of contact.

Christine Levine: clevine@palumbosoccer.org

COVID Refund Policy

If a season is cancelled mid-season, payment will be kept for the weeks that were played and you will be refunded for the weeks that were cancelled.  Division of fees across fall, winter and spring season are outlined in our New Player Guide.