Today, the Victorian Government announced new COVID-19 restrictions would be imposed from 6pm on 25 May 2021. These restrictions are in response to recent community transmission of COVID-19.
It is essential that we adhere to the new restrictions and we do everything we can to keep our community safe. Below you will find what the changes to the restrictions mean for the Hampton Rovers Juniors Community. Read on.
- Private gatherings in the home limited to five visitors per day
- Public gatherings limited to 30 people
- Face masks (worn by those aged 12 years and older) to be worn indoors, unless an exemption applies.
- Follow the Return to Play Protocols
- If you, or your player, is feeling unwell, you must stay home and get tested
- If you have been to the known exposure sites, you must stay home, self-isolate and get tested. Do not go to training or your club
- Get in, train/play, get out – do not gather in large groups before or after games and training, and maintain 1.5m physical distancing.
Small group training (30 people):
- Parents and spectators are not permitted to attend training until further notice. If you must remain at the training venue, please stay in your car
- Maximum of 30 people per group (including a coach and small number of support staff who are reasonably required to manage the training)
- One group of 30 permitted per half of each oval, including coaches and essential officials
- Groups of 30 must not mix with each other
- Physical distancing outside of play of 1.5m must be maintained at all times
- All attendees must check in (log or register of all participants in attendance at each training session must be maintained and available upon request)
- Minimal access to club rooms, changerooms or wet areas, other than toilets (change at home, arrive ready to go, and leave before showering and changing at home)
- Footballs can be used for small outdoor group training, however only limited additional equipment is permitted to be used during training (i.e., field marking cones are permitted
This is also an important time to remind ourselves of the basics – wash your hands, use hand sanitiser, do not share drink bottles, helmets or equipment that touches your face or head, cover your mouth to cough or sneeze, and thoroughly clean and disinfect equipment.
Further information will be provided as it comes to hand.