April 16 COVID UPDATE
April 15, 2021
Rugby Manitoba COVID-19 RTP
Although the Province remains officially in code red, outdoor sport is treated as code orange for all intents and purposes. There is significant evidence that the spread of covid does not frequently occur outdoors (https://bjsm.bmj.com/content/early/2021/02/10/bjsports-2020-103714) which indicates a lower risk profile of outdoor sport.
Gathering - 50 people (full field), 25 people (small field), 10 (indoors)
Distancing - Brief limited breaches of 2m between teammates & opposition
Duration - 1 hour max.
Facilities - Outdoor only, Indoor washroom facilities only.
Engagement - Maintain a consistent training cohort.
Equipment - Shared ball, flags, S&C equipment. Disinfect before and after use.
Enh. Protocols - Daily self assessment & attestation. Hand Hygiene
Permitted act. - Non contact training, small sided games.
Restricted act. - Inter club activities
Travel - Restricted
Records - Must log all attendance and record attestations either online or keep paper copies.
*Masks are only required for AT & indoor athletes.
Return To Play CHECKLIST
COVID SAFETY OFFICER APPOINTED
PROGRAM LEADER / PRESIDENT & COVID SAFETY OFFICER COMPLETED WORLD RUGBY COVID COURSE
IDENTIFY RISK AND CREATE A COVID SAFETY PLAN
UPDATE EMERGENCY ACTION PLAN
IDENTIFY RUGBY PROGRAMMING (WHO, WHAT AND WHERE)
SUBMIT DOCUMENTATION TO RUGBY MANITOBA
Templates for the covid safety plan can be requested from firstname.lastname@example.org. Contact the office also if you require any assistance with the process.
Schools programs do not require official sanctioning from Rugby Manitoba, but are bound by the same processes under the directive of MHSAA.
For in depth information please consult the Rugby Manitoba RTP document, in events where there may be conflicting information between Manitoba Health and RTP, Provincial Health Guidelines will take precedence.
The full Rugby Manitoba / Rugby Canada RTP document can be found here;
Details regarding the current provincial health policy are available here;
To report a breach of these protocols, please contact the Rugby Manitoba office at email@example.com