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Covid Regulations

PLNC will be abiding by COVID regulations and guidelines issued by Netball Victoria, Outer East FNL, Cardinia Shire Council and the Victorian Government through the following procedures:

  • First and foremost, if you – PLAYER, PARENT, COACH, SPECTATOR, COMMITTEE – are unwell DO NOT attend. If you have any symptoms, please get tested.
  • ALL in attendance at our venue must use the QR code to register their attendance
  • Sanitiser stations will be set up around the venue and at the entry to the court area –everyone who enters the court area must sanitise as they enter.
  • Each team will have their own set of equipment which will be cleaned after each session/ game.
  • Players to bring their own drink bottles, towels and snacks – no sharing of food.
  • Only players, coaches, officials and umpires to allowed to enter court area
  • Only players, coaches, TM and PC are allowed in the changerooms
  • Spectators must social distance and wear a mask when not able to.
  • Scorers and time keepers are encouraged to wear a mask.
  • Only essential personal in club space.
  • Further information will be provided regarding entry and exit from the venue/viewing area prior to the first round.

If a player/coach/umpire/volunteer tests positive:

  • Contact Ann Molino or Marg Jones to advise them of the positive COVID result
  • Isolate for seven days from the date you tested positive (RAT or PCR)
  • Follow the Government’s – Checklist for COVID cases | Coronavirus Victoria
  • If asymptomatic can leave isolation after day 7 (i.e. Day 8)
  • If you have had a mild COVID illness you can recommence exercise when you feel well.
  • If you develop any new symptoms, particularly chest pain or unexpected shortness of breath you should make an appointment with your GP.
  • If you were very unwell, particularly if you required hospitalisation for your COVID illness then you should consider a review with your GP prior to commencing an intense exercise program.
  • Can return to training on or after Day 10
  • All athletes must wear a mask indoors (except when exercising)

If a players/coach/umpire/volunteer is a household or household like contact:

  • Isolate for seven days (from the date the confirmed case had their test)
  • Undergo a test yourself (PCR or RAT; if positive see above)
  • Test again on Day 6/7 (PCR or RAT; if positive see above)
  • If you test positive on a rapid antigen test, you must report your result https://www.
  • Return to work / training after Day 7 if your test is negative and you are asymptomatic

If players/coach/umpire/volunteeer is a casual contact:

  • Monitor for symptoms
  • Test (RAT or PCR) if symptoms develop and do not attend until a negative result is given
  • If you test positive on a rapid antigen test, you must report your result https://www.