If you are considered a close contact through school or other activities it is imperative to inform your team and to stay away from activities until you have completed your quarantine. If you are required to stay away from school than you must also stay away from soccer activities.
Symptomatic or COVID Positive
If you are symptomatic or test COVID positive please inform your coach immediately. Depending on when your symptoms or positive test was received, the rest of your team may be considered a contact/close contact of COVID. In that case the entire team will have to cancel soccer activities.For the team:
In order to return to soccer activities, those on the team who are contacts/close-contacts to a COVID positive player must:
- quarantine for 10 days of the date of exposure
- receive a negative PCR test taken 5 days after date exposure, and 7 days have elapsed since date of exposure
Player A has a COVID positive test on Thursday. They practiced with the team on Wednesday. Player B who was at practice with Player A must either quarantine for 10 days (eligible to return the following Saturday), or take a PCR test the following Monday or later and test comes back negative. If negative, they are eligible to return to soccer activities the following Wednesday, 7 days after exposure.https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/if-you-are-sick/quarantine.html
However, Player A who tested positive must quarantine 10 days regardless and be symptom free for 24 hours. Plus, they must gradually return to activities and require a doctors note to return to soccer activities.https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/if-you-are-sick/steps-when-sick.html