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Safety Guidelines for
Fall Ball 2021
As COVID variants have created a new threat to the
health and safety of our community, Sunnyvale Little League (SVLL) has elected
to implement new health and safety requirements in order to protect our
players, coaches, officials and spectators for the 2021 Fall Ball season.
Effective immediately for all on-field activities on fields where SVLL serves
as the host, the following applies:
As of 9/7/2021:
will be required of all players, coaches and on-field officials during
practices and games.
2) Any spectator located within 25 feet of a
player, coach or on-field official is required to wear a mask.
any parent/guardian has concerns with players being in close proximity of each
other while in the dugout, we recommend that that family should bring a fold
out chair, which can be positioned outside the dugout, so that we create social
distancing while a team is congregated in the dugout.
4) We recommend
that players provide their own equipment (bats, gloves, catchers gear) and not
share equipment with other players
5) Should a player, coach or
on-field official be exposed to or test positive for COVID:
6) These policies apply to all activities held on
Sunnyvale Little League hosted fields. When a team interlocks with another
league on a non-SVLL hosted field, their rules apply, so managers should reach
out to the opposing team to understand their policies ahead of any game or
scrimmage. All SVLL players and coaches are advised to wear a mask while
participating on a neighboring league's field.
- The player (via the player's parent), coach or
on-field official shall notify the Safety Director
- The Safety Director shall report the exposure /
positive test to the Santa Clara County Health Officer within 24 hours as
prescribed by the County Health Department -
- The Safety Director will send out a notification
letter to the affected team, player agent, and opponent team, if
- Per Santa Clara Public Health recommendation:
- For vaccinated individuals: "In general, fully
vaccinated individuals who have been exposed to a COVID-19 case and are
asymptomatic do not need to quarantine, but they should get tested 5 days after
- For unvaccinated individuals: "The
student/youth close contact must quarantine for 10 days from all other
activities, including extracurricular activities at the school, athletic
activities, and other activities within the community.
- Players, coaches or on-field officials who test
positive for COVID may return to on-field activities before the 10 day
quarantine period expires if they provide test results indicating that they are