UPDATED GUIDELINES for MASSACHUSETTS, effective November 7

For all USA Swimming updates: www.usaswimming.org/coronavirus
Liability Release Waiver for Club use
USA Swimming Insurance covered activities   UDATED MARCH 27th
Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act.
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From New England Swimming:

Letter Governor Charlie Baker explaining our position for opening indoor and outdoor pools for competitive swim team practice.  

Covid-19 Relief Grant
COVID-19 Policy Statement (March 21, 2020)

In light of the constantly evolving situation with the spread of COVID-19 across the globe, the New England Swimming Board of Directors will be adopting the recommendation of USA Swimming effective today (March 21, 2020) as guidance for clubs within the New England LSC. This guidance supersedes any previous communications. The latest statement from USA Swimming can be found here:

Full Statement from USA Swimming on COVID-19 dated March 17,2020

In addition, USA Swimming is mandating the cancellation of all its sanctioned events across the U.S. through April 30, 2020. This will be continually reassessed based on health and governmental authorities’ information.

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We continue to stress the importance of preventing the spread of infection and share the following information being circulated by healthcare officials:

 

  1. Avoid getting closer than six feet to anyone coughing or sneezing; 
  2. Wash your hands frequently with soap and water for 20 seconds or use hand sanitizer that has 60-95% alcohol. This is especially important after going to the bathroom, before eating, or after blowing your nose, coughing or sneezing;
  3. Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth;
  4. Cover your mouth with a tissue or your elbow if you cough or sneeze. Throw the tissue in the trash, and then wash your hands;
  5. Stay home if you are sick, and away from the pool and from fellow team members;
  6. Clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces regularly;
  7. Monitor the WHO and CDC websites for travel advisories and follow their recommendations.

 

Everyone is encouraged to seek further information using the CDC and the WHO websites:

 

Questions or personal concerns regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19) should be directed to your local healthcare provider.