**Information within this page is subject to change. As National, State and Local organizations continue to update guidelines and protocols we will update the information contained on this page.
Frequently Asked Questions
The following answers to frequently asked questions contain key information related to the reopening of Scarborough Athletics/Activities. We will continue to share updates and information directly with the Scarborough community through email and this page as new information becomes available.
Mask/Face coverings will be required at all times with the exception of when the student-athlete is participating in vigorous physical activity.
Social distancing (six feet or two arm lengths) should be maintained at all times, even when physically active.
If a student is showing any one of the signs or symptoms of COVID-19 they should stay home and contact their health care provider, they will provide instructions on next steps to follow. Student's must provide a clearance note from their health care provider as well as all documents related to COVID-19 testing (if applicable) before returning to athletic participation. The clearance note from the students health care provider must indicate whether COVID-19 testing was required.
The student/parent or guardian must contact the athletic training staff at Scarborough High School if they test positive for COVID-19. When they are informed of their results they will receive directions from their health care provider. Before returning to athletic participation the student must have gone three days without exhibiting symptoms of COVID-19, and at least ten days have passed since the student's symptoms appeared; OR the student has received two negative COVID-19 test results from specimens taken more than 24 hours apart. Student's must provide a clearance note from their health care provider as well as all documents related to COVID-19 testing.
Yes, all adults and athletes should be completing the Daily Screening Tool prior to arrival at a practice session. The daily screening tool will be electronic, student-athletes will be able receive the link from their coach as well as be able to access the link to each sports specific form via the "Daily Screening" page on the "COVID-19 Info" page on the athletic website. You may access that page by clicking here.
A simple cloth face covering to slow the spread of the virus is fine. “Medical grade” masks are not needed for physical activity.
No, athletes should arrive dressed for the activity and should shower immediately upon their return home.
When students are allowed to use sports-specific equipment then athletes will be encouraged to bring their own equipment with them during individual skill work whenever possible. All school equipment that is used during a practice should be thoroughly cleaned after each use.
Scarborough Athletics has no authority over these outside programs. Athletes that compete on outside teams that travel, either in state or to another state, must follow the RECOMMENDATIONS FROM THE GOVERNOR'S OFFICE and the Maine CDC in terms of quarantining.
Each athlete will be required to provide their own water bottle. Water will be available in order to refill personal water bottles. Every water bottle should be clearly marked with the students name.
If a student experiences symptoms during a school practice/contest they should stop exercising immediately, put on face covering and report to your coach. The coach will contact the athletic training staff, isolate the student from the group and contact parents/guardians to arrange for transportation. If exercising at home and the student experiences symptoms they should stop exercising immediately, and have their parent/guardian contact their health care provider.