• All swimmers will be screened upon entering the facility. Any guest having a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be admitted.
  • There is no use of locker rooms. All swimmers must come dressed to swim. There is an assigned space for belongings to be left. Please adhere to social distancing guidelines while at the facility.
  • Face coverings are mandatory while entering and exiting the building.

IF YOU DEVELOP COVID-19 SYMPTOMS: 

If you begin experiencing one or more COVID-19 symptoms, the CDC recommends you self- quarantine at home immediately and make arrangements to be tested. Call your healthcare provider to arrange. 

IF YOU ARE TAKING A COVID-19 TEST:

If your symptoms are severe enough that your healthcare provider advises that you take a COVID-19 test, you must: 

  1. Notify Jackie Speziale immediately at (440) 473-8000 x7007
  2. Report test results to Jackie Speziale immediately upon confirmation of positive 

or negative results.

  1. Begin self-quarantine for the next 14 days OR until released by a healthcare provider.
  2. Gilmour Academy clearance document must be completed by the healthcare provider. 

UPON RECEIPT OF A POSITIVE COVID-19 TEST:

Upon receiving notification of positive COVID-19: 

  • The healthcare provider will notify the appropriate state of Ohio response personnel. 
  • Call and report your results to Jackie Speziale at (440) 473-8000 x7007.

RETURNING TO CAMPUS:

  1. AFTER POSSIBLE EXPOSURE:

An individual who has remained in at-home isolation due to possible exposure or may have been asked to quarantine during cleaning and sanitizing procedures may return to campus after all of the following conditions have been satisfied: 

  • The swimmer has had no fever for at least 72 hours (three full days of no fever without the use of medicine that reduces fevers); AND 
  • The swimmer has not developed any COVID-19 symptoms (e.g., cough, shortness of breath); AND 
  • At least seven (7) days have passed since his/her most recent exposure. 
  1. AFTER HAVING SYMPTOMS:

An individual who has remained in at-home isolation due to COVID-19 symptoms or symptoms similar in nature to those of COVID-19 may return to campus after all of the following conditions have been satisfied: 

  • The swimmer has had no fever for at least 72 hours (three full days of no fever without the use of medicine that reduces fevers); AND 
  • The swimmer’s other symptoms have improved (e.g., cough or shortness of breath have improved); AND 
  • At least seven (7) days have passed since his/her symptoms first appeared. 
  1. AFTER A POSITIVE TEST:

If an individual tests positive for COVID-19, s/he may return to campus after all of the following conditions have been satisfied: 

  • The swimmer no longer has a fever for at least 72 hours (without the use of medicine that reduces fevers); AND 
  • The swimmer's other symptoms have improved (e.g., cough or shortness of breath have improved); AND 
  • The swimmer has received two negative tests in a row, 24 hours apart; AND
  • A licensed healthcare provider has signed a doctor’s note confirming two negative test results within 24 hours.

POSSIBLE AND CONFIRMED EXPOSURE:

The spaces which the exposed individual visited shall be secured, and no one shall be allowed in that area until the following protocols have been followed: 

  • Notify our response team, who will then trace who may have been exposed. This work will be conducted under the auspices of HIPPA to ensure health privacy is maintained. 
  • Gilmour will coordinate with the Director of Maintenance and Facilities, which will ensure crews secure the facilities and follow CDC-recommended disinfection and sanitation guidelines. If everyone in the Natatorium has been masked and maintaining social distancing of six feet and the space has been appropriately cleaned and deemed accessible by our Director of Maintenance and Facilities, activity in the natatorium may resume. 

Swimmers and staff who have not been in close proximity (masked and six feet social distanced) to the person with a suspected case and displaying symptoms can re-enter the building. They will be encouraged to continue abiding by masking and social distancing guidelines. 

Anyone who has been directly (unmasked, closer than six feet, greater than 15 minutes) exposed to an individual who has been tested for COVID-19, must self-quarantine until test results are confirmed. If a positive COVID-19 test is confirmed, the individual(s) must continue to self-quarantine for 7-14 days and follow guidelines above. 

  • The 7-14 day self-quarantine begins from the date of the most recent exposure to the individual that was confirmed with a case of COVID-19.