CIAC COVID Guidance for Fall Sports

 

In alignment with current executive orders from the CT State Department of Education and Health, the CIAC issued new recommendations pertaining to mask requirements and quarantining for athletes.

In school buildings, athletes, regardless of vaccination status, must wear masks for all indoor activities including active competition, practice, and all events around active play. If practices/training sessions/games occur outdoors, no masks are necessary. Masks will be worn on all bus rides and food and drink are not permitted. 

Fully vaccinated athletes and staff do not have to quarantine or test after a known exposure to COVID-19 as long as they remain asymptomatic. They must, however, wear a mask until receiving a negative COVID-19 test (taken between days 3 and 5 from the date of contact) or for 14 days without a test. Unvaccinated asymptomatic students who are a close contact of a known COVID-19 case will quarantine for 10 days (with a negative test between days 7 and 10) or 14 days without a test. 

 

Vaccinated and unvaccinated students who experience COVID-19 symptoms after close contact with a known COVID-19 case will quarantine for 10 days (with a negative test between days 7 and 10) or 14 days without a test.

Return to Play

Vaccinated and unvaccinated students who test positive for COVID-19 will have to complete RTP protocol.

  1. Physician clearance following negative test

  2. 7-day return to activity protocol