YMCA COVID/Quarantine & Return Guidelines

John Janszen

YMCA COVID/Quarantine & Return Guidelines

To return to the YMCA and participate in any offered programming after either testing positive or knowingly coming into contact with a person that has tested positive the YMCA requires the following (per CDC guidelines):

Defining "Close Contact"

  1. You were within 6ft of someone who has COVID-19 for a total of 15 minutes or more
  2. You provided care at home to someone who is sick with COVID-19
  3. You had direct physical contact with the person (hugged or kissed them)
  4. You share eating or drinking utensils
  5. They sneezed, coughed, or somehow got respiratory droplets on you

Who does NOT have to quarantine?

  1. Those fully vaccinated or who have had COVID-19 within the past 3 months (90 days): after coming in close contact with someone who has COVID-19...as long as they do not develop symptoms

Who DOES have to quarantine and when can they return to Swim Team activities?

  1. ​​A swimmer testing positive may return under the following guidelines AND with Doctor's clearance (negative test)
    (Day 1 is the first full day after your symptoms developed or the day test was taken)
    1. ASYMPTOMATIC but testing positive: 5 day quarantine
    2. SYMPTOMATIC: A 5-day quarantine beginning after all symptoms have disappeared, including fever-free for at least 24hrs without medication
      1. ​If you were severly ill - 10 Day Quarantine
  2. ​​A swimmer with NO SYMPTOMS having come in contact with another individual that has or does test positive
    1. After a 5 day Quarantine (beginning after the last known contact with a person that tested positive) AND a negative test 5 days or later after contact
      1. ​The 5 day period may not begin until...
        1. The swimmer has no further contact with the infected person
        2. The infected person is deemed no longer contagious