August 21, 2020
The USPHL is requiring all organizations to undertake the following steps to help to safeguard against the contraction and/or spread of COVID-19.
All USPHL members must follow all federal, state and local guidelines (collectively “COVID-19 Guidelines”) issued pertaining to COVID-19 including, but not limited to, guidelines regarding travel, facility management and any hockey/sport-related policies. Each Organization must print out the applicable COVID-19 Guidelines and provide a copy to each general manager, coach, trainer, and other team personnel. One printed copy must always be present with the team.
All USPHL organizations are required to have an action plan/procedure to facilitate the transportation and safekeeping of players who become ill/infected with COVID-19. Each USPHL Organization’s plan must include the following:
Each Organization’s plan regarding the actions it will undertake to manage a player when a player or team personnel is determined to have contracted COVID-19, including the Safe House and Designated Driver Protocol, is due to the league office three days prior to the start of the organization’s team’s season.