Ptbo City Arena - Procedure Update Feb 2nd, 2022, News (Peterborough Girls Hockey Association)

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Feb 03, 2022 | Melissa Murray | 335 views
Ptbo City Arena - Procedure Update Feb 2nd, 2022
Please see the following update from the City of Peterborough regarding spectator procedures.

The City of Peterborough has made a few updates on their entry procedures, please review the guidelines carefully and pass along to visiting teams.

These updates are effective Feb 2nd, 2022 for the local arenas for Spectators, Players and Coaching staff.

1) Capacities

There has been no change to capacity requirements and our previously communicated capacity for on ice or spectating, will remain at 60 for on ice and 2 spectators per participant for the initial 21 days. This will ensure compliance with all aspects of facility entry (POV, Screening) as well as limit capacity numbers in the facility to remain below 50% in all areas.  

2) Physical Distancing- Common Areas and Dressing Rooms  

Please note that PPH has confirmed that physical distancing is no longer required in facilities with POV requirements. This will no longer affect dressing room capacities and assignments as well. While this will be removed; we still do encourage distancing from non-household members and remind that masks continue to be worn at all times except during activity, or consuming food and/beverage (see below).  

3) Active Screening  

As an additional follow up-please note the following change to our active screening process which will take immediate effect starting today (Feb 2nd):

Active screening/contact tracing using our online tool will no longer be required. A question poster will be displayed prior to entry as well as at our POV check in station where individuals will now be asked the following question by City staff/Third Party security : “Do you currently have any symptoms, have you travelled outside Canada, or been a close contact/instructed to self isolate? “

4) Food and Beverage 

Please note that food and beverage will now be permitted. This must be consumed while seated as per the regulation, and we remind individuals that there should be no close contact with non-household members while unmasked to consume and F&B item.  

5) Safety Plans 

Updated safety plan from all users will be required to be completed. We are reviewing our online form for our safety plans and will communicate an updated link and details to update your plans based on the various changes with the regulations. Previous plans submitted will be acceptable for Monday and until further notice.  
Additionally, please note that  there is no change in Proof of Vaccination (POV) requirements for entry, and a friendly reminder that everyone required (all individuals aged 12+) must present POV enhanced certificates either in digital or printed form. We have had some learning curves with various users/spectators over this initial week, so please remind all facility users within your organization or group that this is required for access to our facilities. Posters with link and QR code to access and download certificates are posted at each facility and accessible in advance using the link below: 

·       Proof of COVID-19 vaccination

·       How to get your COVID-19 vaccine certificate

In addition to this, it is our understanding that only an Ontario vaccine receipt with an enhanced QR code will be accepted. Doses received out of province can be registered with PPH using the following:  

1.     Complete the online registration form here OR

2.     Email [email protected]