Covid Response

The following FAQ in intended to help you respond appropriately to Covid with-in our Club.

Q: What covid measures do we have to take for training or matches?

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A: There are simple steps we can all take to help slow the spread of COVID-19.

  • If you are sick, stay home and get tested immediately – isolate until you receive a negative result.
  • If you have been in contact with a Covid case, and are in the moderate or high exposure category, please test and isolate in accordance with Service NSW guidelines
  • If you have been in contact with a Covid case, and are in the low exposure category we encourage you to do a rapid antigen test at home before training/games and wear a mask while on the grounds. (Many children will already be testing as part of the School testing program)
  • On the ground keep 1.5 metres space from other people (outside your family) where possible and avoid crowds
  • Wear a mask when you can.
  • You can remove your mask to prepare for, play or train.
  • Please wear a mask when arriving or leaving grounds and especially when joining queues around canteens, toilets or change rooms.
  • Find opportunity to clean your hands regularly, especially before eating or touching your face, most grounds will have facilities and sanitiser available on request.
  • If your team is having social/training gatherings, please have them outdoors, be smart and limit numbers, where masks when you can.
  • Please continue to check in to Grounds/Clubs using QR codes where these are available.
  • Please also be considerate of others, some people are unable to receive vaccinations or may be immune-suppressed, it’s everyone’s responsibility to help protect and support these people as best we can.

Q: My Child tested Covid positive today, do I need to notify their team-mates?

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A: Yes, please share this information with your Child’s team, this will allow them to manage their exposure.

Q: My Child’s teammate tested Covid positive today, does my child need to test and self isolate?

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A: No. Your child and their teammates should monitor for symptoms. If symptoms occur, have a rapid antigen test (RAT) immediately.
Rationale: Soccer training and matches are all performed outside, for periods of <2hrs. According to the latest guidance from Service NSW, This is a “brief or distanced” low risk contact event – monitor for symptoms. Test if symptoms present.