APPENDIX B

APPDX B

Return to Play Following Confirmed or Suspected COVID-19 Infection

These recommendations are intended to guide decision-making regarding players or staff with a suspected of documented COVID-19 infection in order to reduce the risk of disease transmission.

A. Symptomatic player / staff with suspected or laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 infection:

Cannot attend club events until:

  1. At least 3 days (72 hours) have passed since resolution of fever (defined as ≥100.4 degrees F) without the use of fever-reducing medications and respiratory symptoms (e.g., cough, shortness of breath), AND
     
  2. At least 10 days have passed since symptoms first appeared. 

OR:

  1. Resolution of fever without the use of fever-reducing medications, AND
     
  2. Improvement in respiratory symptoms (e.g., cough, shortness of breath), AND
     
  3. Negative results of an FDA authorized molecular assay for detection of SARS-CoV-2 RNA from at least two consecutive respiratory specimens collected ≥24 hours apart (two negative specimens).

B. Player / staff with laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 who have not had any symptoms:

Cannot attend club events until:

  1. 10 days after date of their first positive COVID-19 diagnostic test assuming no symptoms since that time. If symptoms develop symptoms, then management should be guided as above for symptomatic individuals.  

    OR..
     
  2. Negative results of an FDA authorized SARS-CoV-2 RNA test from at least two consecutive respiratory specimens collected ≥24 hours apart (two negative specimens).