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Covid-19 Plan

2020 Safety Plan for Covid-19

Eastchester Blue Devils

Safety Committee: John D’Arco, Stacy Gallo, Greg Fucci, John LaMotta & Pat Gallo
Location: Haindl Field 

We know parents, children and the community are concerned about continuing to mitigate risk of the spread of COVID19 while acknowledging the need to start returning to some activities that are important for the physical and mental well-being of all. In order to protect both the Volunteers and Participants, we have created the following procedures and protocols.


  • When Volunteers are less than 6 ft. from each other or interacting with players, they must wear a face covering. 

  • During physical activity patricipants are not required to wear a face covering. 

  • Groupings will be as static as possible. The same group of participants will stay with the same coach whenever possible. 

  • Group size will be limited to no more than 15 Participants (not including Coaches). 

  • Hand-to-hand contact, unless it is part of the drill or activity will be discouraged (e.g., NO handshakes, high-fives, fist bumps)

  • Teams will be dismissed one at a time, with ample time in between dismissals, limiting contact to the extent possible. 

  • All spectators must adhere to six-foot physical distancing with non-household members. Those observed not adhering to distancing requirements will be asked to leave the premises.


  • Acceptable face coverings include but are not limited: to cloth, homemade sewn, quick cut, Bandana or surgical masks.

  • Hand sanitizer will be available throughout the facility. 

  • Volunteers and Participants must perform hand hygiene before entering the field.


  • All participants and volunteers will be required to sign a waiver prior to the season.

  • All volunteers and participants should have their temperature taken prior to arrival. If you have a temperature greater than 100.4ºF, you must stay home and seek medical attention.

  • If you experience any of the following symptoms or have been in contact with someone who has tested positive for Covid 19 in the last 14 days, you must self quarantine and seek medical attention. 


People with COVID-19 have had a wide range of symptoms reported – ranging from mild symptoms to severe illness. Symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus. People with these symptoms may have COVID-19:

  • Fever or chills

  • Cough

  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing

  • Fatigue

  • Muscle or body aches

  • Headache

  • New loss of taste or smell

  • Sore throat

  • Congestion or runny nose

  • Nausea or vomiting

  • Diarrhea


Look for emergency warning signs* for COVID-19. If someone is showing any of these signs, seek emergency medical care immediately:

  • Trouble breathing

  • Persistent pain or pressure in the chest

  • New confusion

  • Inability to wake or stay awake

  • Bluish lips or face


  • All staff will be made aware of symptoms of Covid 19

  • A Safety Officer will be appointed for all events

  • Safety Officer is responsible for responding to COVID-19 concerns. 

  • The President will receive notifications from individuals of positive cases and initiate the respective cleaning and disinfection procedures.


  • Any participant that is exhibiting symptoms, as determined in the reasonable judgment of the Safety Officer or Staff Member, will be prohibited from participating and asked to leave the premises. If any such participant is unable to leave (e.g., for lack of a ride, etc.), they will be quarantined from the remainder of the participants in a reasonable manner, under adult supervision, until they are able to leave.

  • Staff Members will use sanitizing wipes or cleansers to clean used Footballs and other applicable equipment.

  • Shared drinking stations, team water coolers, spitting, and gum chewing is prohibited

  • Water Bottles, Equipment and belongings should be used only by the individual owner.


Haindl Field Rules


  • Face Coverings MUST be worn by all spectators at all times.

  • Spectators are strongly discouraged from attending practices. Players should be dropped off at the front gate.

  • No player may have more than 2 spectators at games and 1 spectator at practice.

  • No Spectators will be allowed on or around the field, they must remain in the bleacher area. 

Participants & Coaches

  • Participants and Coaches must take their temperature before arriving at the field.

  • Participants and Coaches must wear their face coverings whenever they are not involved in a physical activity.

  • Participants and Coaches must use Hand Sanitizer upon arrival and before dismissal.


Eastchester Blue Devils
PO Box 334, P.O. Box 334
Tuckahoe, New York 10709

Phone: 914-555-5555
Email: [email protected]

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