CFL training camps are set to open on Saturday, July 10 with all players and coaches having completed a two-week quarantine.
Below is the full memo that was sent to all Tier 1 staff members prior to the start of quarantine on Saturday, June 26.
This memo was obtained by 3DownNation on July 4 following the arrival of out-of-town players to their CFL cities where they will perform the second half of their quarantine.
SUBJECT: REMINDER – WORK QUARANTINE BEGINS ON SATURDAY JUNE 26th.
Prior to beginning training camp, all local Tier 1 staff and players must under-go a 14-day work quarantine period.
During this period, you are limited to your home and the team’s practice facility. The only exception is for medical appointments organized by your club’s medical staff.
This email is a reminder that your work quarantine period begins at 12:01 am on Saturday June 26th in order to adhere to the Return to Play Health and Safety plan.
It is essential for all staff and players to abide by these guidelines in an effort to keep all members of the CFL family safe. Failure to do so may result in your Tier 1 status being revoked.
For the duration of the 14-day work quarantine period, individuals are not permitted to interact with other Tier 1 personnel who have traveled to the club city from other countries or other areas of Canada.
HOW TO SELF-ISOLATE DURING THE WORK QUARANTINE PERIOD
- Do not go to public places.
- Stay home unless you need to get tested or require emergency medical care.
- Do not use public transportation, taxis or rideshares.
AVOID CONTACT WITH OTHERS
- No visitors unless essential (e.g., care providers) Stay away from seniors and people with chronic medical conditions (e.g., diabetes, lung problems, immune deficiency).
- As much as possible, stay in a separate room away from other people in your home and use a separate bathroom if you have one.
- Make sure that shared rooms have good airflow (e.g., open windows).
- If these steps are not possible, keep a distance of at least 2m or 6 feet from others at all times.
KEEP YOUR DISTANCE
- If you are in a room with other people, keep a distance of at least 2m or 6 feet and wear a mask or face covering that covers your nose and mouth.
- People should wear a mask when they are in the same room as you.
WASH YOUR HANDS
- Wash your hands often with soap and water.
- Dry your hands with a paper towel or with cloth towel that no one else will share.
- Use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer if soap and water are not available.
COVER YOUR COUGHS AND SNEEZES
- Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue when you cough or sneeze.
- Cough or sneeze into your upper sleeve or elbow, not your hand.
- Throw used tissues in a lined wastebasket and wash your hands.
- Lining the wastebasket with a plastic bag makes waste disposal safer.
- Clean your hands after emptying the wastebasket.
WEAR A FACE COVERING OVER YOUR NOSE AND MOUTH
- Wear a face covering if you must leave your house to see a health care provider or to get tested for COVID-19.
- Wear a mask when you are within 2m or 6 feet of other people or stay in a separate room.
- If you do not have a mask, maintain 2m or 6 feet distance from people and cover your cough and sneezes. See physical distancing.All CFL personnel are required to follow local health authority guidelines for their respective regions to remain healthy and contribute positively to the mitigation guidelines for COVID-19.