Covid 19 Information, Protocols & Forms (Brantford Girls Hockey Association)

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The OWHA has provided 'Return to Hockey' Protocols

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Below are protocols with documents

Item   Protocol    Document Link 
COVID 19 Education   

Each OWHA member association/team must ensure that staff, coaches, trainers, participants, parents, admnistrators and volunteers receive education on new safety and hygiene protocols within the association/team as well as Government approved information on ways to limit the spread of COVID-19 including:
- Respiratory etiquette
- Hand hygiene
- Physicial distancing
- Use of Personal Protective Equipment (e.g., face masks)

  Hand Hygiene Document

Physical Distancing Document

Self-Monitoring Document

Face Masks Document

Covid 19 Reponse Plans    Each OWHA member association/team must develop a Covid-19 Response Plan which must include provisions:   Response Plan Document

Communication Plan Document
  1. Designating groups of individuals to oversee the implementation of health and safety guidelines
  2. Establishing a protocol to address situations where individuals become unwell or show signs of Covid-19 symptoms during sanctioned hockey activities
  3. Establishing a protocol for individuals to report to the OWHA association.  Team delegate(s) and external stakeholders (i.e., OWHA, facility management) if they have developed, or been exposed to someone with Covid-19 symptoms
  4. Establishing a protocol for OWHA association/team to inform designated individuals if there has been an exposure to Covid-19 within the association/team or female hockey group.
  5. Establishing procedures to modify, restrict, postpone, or cancel training sessions or other activities based on the evolving Covid-19 pandemic
  6. Establishing a communication plan to keep staff, coaches, trainers, participants, parents, administrators and volunteers informed during Return to Hockey stages.
  7. Establish a protocol for staff, coaches, trainers, participants, parents, administrators and volunteers after a Covid-19 diagnosis.
Health Screening 


All individuals taking part in OWHA sanctioned association/team activities must self-screen in accordance with current public health guidelines before each training session.  Individuals must not attend any training sessions or association/team activities if they:
-   Exhibit any COVID 19 symptoms, such as a fever, cough, difficulty breathing, or other symptoms identified by health experts
-   Have been diagnosed with Covid 19 and have not been cleared for removal from isolation
-   Have been in contact with someone with Covid 19 in the past 14 days
-   Have returned from travel outside of Canada (must quarantine for 14 days at home)
-   Are considered a vulnerable or at-risk individual (individuals over 70 years, weakened immune system or medical conditions such as heart disease, lung disease, cancer, etc.)

  Self-Assessment Site

Self isolating
  Health Screening Individuals
Conduct a screening protocol whereby individuals are screened on-site on a daily basis before participation in any activities.  This screening should be done prior to entry into a facility.  This screening may be conducted verbally 
  BGHA Screening Questionnaire
Participant Tracking  

Associations / Teams choosing to conduct small group on-ice training must track all participant/ coach / trainer/ and other participation in activities on a session by session basis. This must be recorded and kept in order to assist with contact tracing in the event of any positive COVID-19 cases within the association/team.

BGHA Tracking Form

BGHA Tracking Form Stage 3
Facility Coordination   Each OWHA association/team must coordinate with the relevant facility in order to ensure compliance with these Protocols. This includes at minimum:

-  Implementing effective measures to manage the flow of traffic in and out of the facility
-  Complying with current Ontario Provincial Gathering guidelines
-  Ensuring that any person who enters or uses the facility maintains a physical distance of at least 2m from any other person who is using the facility
-  Scheduling and implementing cleaning between each training group on the ice or the use of any other facility
-  Wiping down / sanitizing high touch areas such as entry / exit doors to the ice, etc.
-  Ensuring closure of dressing rooms, locker rooms, change rooms, showers, and clubhouses in the facility, except to the extent they provide access to a washroom or a portion of the facility that is used to provide first aid
-  Ensuring that team sports or other sports or games that are likely to result in individuals coming within 2m of each other are not practiced or played within the facility
-  Facilitating compliance by the facility operator with the advice, recommendations, and instructions of public health officials, including any advice, recommendations or instructions on physical distancing, cleaning or disinfecting
  As of Sept. 1st:  OWHA RTH - WGC Protocols Form

OWHA Return to Hockey - Brant Arena Protocols Form

Brant County Arena Waiver & Informed Consent Form

BGHA Protocol Summary Form (all arenas) - 03-Oct-2020
Modified Play   OWHA Modified 3-on-3 and 4-on-4 Playing Rules (Sep 25 2020)    OWHA Modified Play Document

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