Cincinnati Marlins COVID-19 Protocols 

 

The Cincinnati Marlins COVID-19 Protocols apply to all swimmers, coaches, and swimmers’ family members/guests attending any Marlins practice, dryland, or meet. 

 

Masks Required

 

  • While inside any pool or dryland facility used by the Cincinnati Marlins, all swimmers, coaches, parents, and family members/guests must wear a well-fitting mask at all times.  Swimmers can be unmasked when in the pool only.  Swimmers should carry bags for mask storage when swimming.

 

Symptoms of COVID-19

  • If you experience any of the following symptoms of COVID-19:

    • Fever or chills

    • Cough

    • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing

    • Fatigue

    • Muscle or body aches

    • Headache

    • New loss of taste or smell

    • Sore throat

    • Congestion or runny nose

    • Nausea or vomiting

    • Diarrhea

you must not attend any practice, dryland, or meet until you are evaluated for COVID-19.   Please stay home if you are sick.    

 

Please contact your swimmer’s coach as soon as possible if your swimmer is experiencing symptoms of COVID-19.

 

Test Positive for COVID-19

 

  • If you test positive for COVID-19, regardless of your vaccination status:

    • You must isolate for 5 days  

    • After 5 days, if you have no symptoms or your symptoms are resolving, you can end isolation and wear a well-fitting mask for another 5 days

      • NOTEBecause swimmers cannot wear well-fitting masks in the pool, they cannot return to training until completing 10 days isolation of wearing a well-fitted mask after they test positive.  Coaches may be able to return to coaching after 5 days with a well-fitted mask worn at all times.  

    • After 5 days, if you have a fever, you must continue to isolate until your fever resolves

    • Please contact your swimmer’s coach as soon as possible after any swimmer tests positive for COVID-19.  

 

Close Contact Exposure to Someone with COVID-19

 

  • Close contact:  Contact with a person who is 6 ft. or less away for more than a cumulative 15 minutes in a 24-hour period - with or without a mask.  Other contact includes sharing eating or drinking utensils of a positive person. and/or, direct physical contact with a person who is positive (touching, hugging, kissing).

    • This includes ALL members of a carpool. 

 

  • If you are not up-to-date on your vaccination and were exposed to anyone who has COVID-19:  

    • You must quarantine for 5 days after you last had close contact with someone with COVID-19

    • You must wear a well-fitted mask for 10 days after you last had close contact with someone with COVID-19

    • Test on day five 

    • NOTEBecause swimmers cannot wear well-fitting masks in the pool, they cannot return to training until completing 10 days of wearing a mask after they last had a close contact with someone with COVID-19.   Coaches may be able to return to coaching after 5 days with a well-fitted mask worn at all times.  

    • Please contact your swimmer’s coach as soon as possible after your swimmer has a close contact with someone with COVID-19.

 

  • If you are up-to-date on your vaccination and were exposed to anyone who has COVID-19:

    • You do not need to quarantine

    • You must wear a well-fitted mask for 10 days after you last had close contact with someone with COVID-19

    • Test on day five 

    • NOTEBecause swimmers cannot wear well-fitting masks in the pool, they cannot return to training until completing 10 days of wearing a mask after they last had a close contact with someone with COVID-19.   Coaches may be able to return to coaching after 5 days with a well-fitted mask worn at all times.  

    • Please contact your swimmer’s coach as soon as possible after your swimmer has a close contact with someone with COVID-19.

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References:

http://cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/your-health/quarantine-isolation.html 

http://cdc.gov/media/releases/2021/s1227-isolation-quarantine-guidance.html