All parents, players and coaches should be focused at all times on strategies to mitigate the risk associated with COVID-19. Resources are available at https://www.usahockey.com/playersafety. Parents will be required to sign a COVID release form prior to their players first practice. If the release form is not signed, players will be unable to participate in practice.
The following protocol has been developed by the Northern Kentucky Youth Hockey Association (NKYHA) and Northern Kentucky Ice Center (NKIC). Our continues to be focused on player, family and NKIC staff safety. There will be a zero-tolerance policy for protocol violations.
General Safety Requirements:
NKYHA families will be notified of any positive COVID-19 cases. Information will be limited to those who may have had a potential exposure to the player, parent or NKIC staff. NKYHA players and parents will be referred to the guidance provided by the CDC Public Health Recommendations for Community Related Exposure.
This protocol is subject to change at any time. We will continue to follow the guidance provided by USA Hockey, MidAm Hockey, Federal, State and Local officials and will update this document when appropriate.
Date: August 26, 2021