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Athletics and Extracurricular Activities

The New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association has established a COVID-19 Medical Advisory Task Force responsible for providing guidance to allow New Jersey high school student-athletes to return to athletics as soon and as safely as possible. When sports are permitted, guidelines are expected to include:

  • Daily health screenings including temperature checks prior to practices or competitions for athletic staff (coaches, athletic trainers, officials and game workers) and athletes

  • No shared water containers

  • Signs promoting physical distancing and mask wearing at all athletic events

  • Communication with neighboring districts regarding district policies for spectators

  • Limiting the number of spectators at competitions

  • Limited access to locker room facilities for both home and away teams

  • More frequent cleaning of athletic fields, equipment, and public restrooms

  • Fewer athletic competitions

  • Limited number of students traveling for competitions