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June 2020




Vortex Elite will follow the recommendations of the CDC, federal, state and local authorities and US Lacrosse in regard to infectious diseases. As in all circumstances the following should be adhered to:

  • If you are not feeling well or are sick, stay home 

  • Wash hands with soap and water often and especially after using the restroom, prior to and after handling food and/or drink

  • Use alcohol-based hand sanitizers in the absence of wash facilities

  • Refrain from touching face – eyes, nose and mouth – with hands

  • Cough into your elbow or a tissue – then throw the tissue away

  • Keep at least 3 feet away from others to maintain social distance

  • Those in the vulnerable age groups or with underlying medical conditions should protect themselves and not attend an event until the COVID 19 threat has passed. 


Guidelines for COVID19 

  • Vortex will disinfect the balls and equipment, including the goal frame and cone, before and after each event.

  • Only coaches should set up equipment like goals and cones.

  • Hand sanitizers/wipes will be present for use during practices

  • Player bags should not be placed on top of one another – each bag should be set at least 3 feet away from other bags.

  • Players should bring their own water bottles and not rely on drinking fountains for hydration.

  • NO SHARING of water bottles or equipment including sticks, mouth guards, and goggles.

  • When on a break, players should NOT congregate together but should maintain social distancing protocol.

  • Players should bring their own towels to absorb perspiration and keep them separate from others.

  • Instruction should be free of physical touching.

  • When not on the field, participants should distance themselves from other participants.

  • During team instruction/huddles all should maintain as much distance as possible to be able to hear the instruction/discussion and not be physically touching anyone near them.

  • No handshakes, hand slaps, physical touching with another player or coach.

  • Younger siblings should not be brought to practice sessions.

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