In these times of concern regarding COVID-19, Clubs are urged to review the CDC guidance regarding efforts to take to help keep their members safe. The CDC Considerations for Youth Sports information may prove helpful for adult curlers as well.
Plan Development. Many clubs are creating plans for the eventual return to the ice. For plan ideas, please read Curling is a social sport. But what do you do in unsocial times?
Other active reopening plans from clubs around the country include:
Plan Example. With permission from MoPac Board Member, Dr. Andrew Smith from the Olympic Oval Curling Club, we are providing the sample guidelines he recommended for OOCC.
Sample Survey for Membership. Clubs may also wish to send a survey to their membership asking questions to assist clubs in developing plans for the future reopening. A sample survey is provided.
Sample COVID19 waiver for clubs. Clubs might wish to put a waiver in place as they reopen their clubs. A sample waiver is provided.
Handwashing practices. A group offering Certified Nursing Assistants with training offers these tips for best handwashing practices.
Below are various articles re the impact on the sport: