The 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The safety of club members, athletes, staff, and coaches in our Sailing community are of the utmost importance to Ontario Sailing. Please consider the advice from the Ministry of Health related to COVID-19 and the measures being taken to limit social contact.

We have cancelled our March Break Camp and to our knowledge, most World/North American and other major regattas have been cancelled or postponed in the USA and abroad (if you have registered for a regatta, we encourage encourage you to check with organizers).  We urge you to take the advice of the Ministry of Health if you have been traveling and we highly recommend cancelling/postponing any travel plans.

Below are some links to several well written sensible approaches to helping to keep you, your staff, members and club as safe and healthy as possible.

Province of Ontario:

https://www.ontario.ca/page/2019-novel-coronavirus

Restaurants Canada:

https://www.restaurantscanada.org/industry-news/navigating-coronavirus-covid-19-resources-for-foodservice-operators/

National Restaurants Association for Food Handling:

https://restaurant.org/Covid19

Federal Government Occupational Health and Safety

https://www.canada.ca/en/employment-social-development/corporate/notices/coronavirus-occupational-health-safety.html

We have clubs and members asking about the upcoming season, including launch.

Ontario Sailing is continuing to monitor the rapidly evolving situation and will continue to provide updates as they become available from reliable medical experts. We will also continue to make efforts to assist decision makers in our community who are seeking guidance as they address this unprecedented situation.

Regards,

Glenn Lethbridge, Executive Director, Ontario Sailing

execdir@ontariosailing.ca

1-888-672-7245 ext. 224




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