Updated: 6 days ago
Your need to know guide to keeping our veterans and participants safe at Borman Field
MIXED NUTTS 2021 COVID-19 PLAN & PROTOCOLS
The Tug McGraw Foundation will continue to monitor and adjust these protocols as instructed by state, county and CDC. Updated 4/7/2021 Click Here, to download guidelines
The California Department of Public Health along with the Napa County Public Health Department have established guidelines for the safe reopening of the Tug McGraw Foundation's Mixed Nutts program at Borman Field located at the Veterans Home of California, Yountville. Further, Yountville Veterans Home, Napa County and the California Department of Public Health has shared best practices that include mandated steps to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus. Those steps include protocols on social distancing, hand-washing, face covering, surface cleaning and disinfecting, and other precautionary practices.
The following guidelines have been created for the Mixed Nutts 2021 baseball season. We will continue to monitor and implement the Home's, county, state, and federal recommendations as they are announced and make changes as necessary. We will stay in close communication and update you on any changes we are making to our protocols. We take pride in our organization and how it operates and would like to highlight the policies we have in place to help our participants stay healthy and safe. Click here, to review the California Department of Public Health's Outdoor and Indoor Youth and Recreational Adults Sports Guidelines.
CHECK POINT ENTRY (VHCY has new entry procedures)
Mixed Nutts Participants Upon Arrival:
Photo ID (Adults only)
Covid screening questions and temperatures taken by gate personnel
Mixed Nutts windshield identification (to obtain email email@example.com or call 707-947-7124 )
PRE-ARRIVAL HOME HEALTH SCREEN
As a reminder, participants please conduct an at home health screen prior to coming. If you are showing any of the following symptoms, please stay home. Symptoms include: coughing, sneezing, have a fever, stomach-ache, body aches, sore throat, chest congestion, diarrhea, vomiting, or any other illness.
SPECTATORS (When Permitted):
Understanding and respecting Borman Field is within the footprint of a Skilled Nursing Facility, we are currently working with the Home to safely implement a return to watch plan for the Mixed Nutts. TMF to announce when spectators can come out and see us play!
PRACTICE & GAMES OVERVIEW:
Our spring season will commence on 4/2/2021 and go through June 2021. The Tug McGraw Foundation is counting on our team and community to abide by all of the recommended California by the Department of Health, Napa County and the Home's guidance, social-distancing protocols including watching with immediate household members only, maintaining physical distance, and wearing masks. This is needed for the safety of the residents who live at the Veterans Home of Yountville, for all participants, the reputation of our organization and for the health and wellness of YOU.
Every participant must bring their gear, including a helmet, glove, baseball bat, their own name-labeled water bottle(s), and their own hand sanitizer. If assistance is required in attaining of these items, Tug McGraw Foundation will provide.
NO CLOSE CONTACT:
Participants will not be permitted to hold hands, high five, or touch each other in any way. We will require that players remain at least 6ft apart while at practice.
All participants to abide by social distancing and face covering guidelines for practice, games and outdoor events. Click here, to view guidelines
SNEEZES AND COUGHS:
We are encouraging participant to cough and sneeze into their shirt or arms, not in their hands. If a participant has any symptoms of illness or allergies, we are asking them to stay home.
HYGIENE & HAND SANITIZER:
We have hand sanitizer and sanitizing wipes at each practice and game. Participants will be reminded to use frequently.
If use of a restroom at the field or facility is required, participants will be given a sanitizing wipe to open the door and will be reminded to not touch anything. When finishing using the restroom, please use hand sanitizer to clean their hands.
Water fountains should not be used. Please make sure participants brings their own name-labeled container(s) of water.
All player participants will pack up their own gear. All participants should continue to abide by social distancing and face covering guidelines after practice and games.
PLAYER TEAM EQUIPMENT:
Any shared equipment will be sanitized and cleaned after each use.
We strongly encourage participants to eat prior to practice and games. Any foods that suggest the need to spit such as sunflower seeds and gum are prohibited.
Drop Off & Pick Up participant (s) on time
Do not bring unnecessary items from
Do not break any formal quarantine/government restrictions.
Do properly wash hands and to cough and sneeze into your arm not in your hand and do not touch other participants.
Do alert us if you do have COVID-19 and have been to practice within the last 14 days so we can contact your peers.
PARTICIPANTS NOTIFICATION OF COVID-19 POSITIVE CASE:
Click here, to view the most current information on how to notify
PLAYERS RETURNING TO PLAY AFTER INFECTION:
Provide a physician's clearance note to return to play