Further Update on COVID-19
Following last week’s decision to suspend all domestic hockey matches, Scottish Hockey has been continuing to take advice and guidance regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Scottish Government has subsequently published advice to organisers of mass events which recommend that; “sports may also wish to consider the viability of holding grassroots and club activity, in light of the increased spread of the virus and the impact that may have on both participants, staff and volunteers”.
In light of these guidelines and other advice, Scottish Hockey has made the decision to suspend all hockey activity indefinitely. A further update will be issued on or before Monday 30th March.
Our first priority was and will continue to be the health and well-being of players, coaches, umpires and officials alike.
On notification that resumption of activity may take place, members may train straight away. Clubs will be given at least fourteen days’ notice for the restart of any competitions to allow for sufficient planning and preparation.
Coronavirus symptoms and health advice
Common symptoms of coronavirus include:
- high temperature or fever
- shortness of breath
Public health advice can be found at: Coronavirus (COVID-19) on NHS Inform.
A free helpline has been set up for people who do not have symptoms but are looking for general advice: 0800 028 2816.
For more information and advice on COVID-19, please read the following webpages:
- First action since March as conference gets underway
- Midland and North conferences get underway as Tayside derby starts the season
- George Guy retires from East District
- New Lead the Way group for young people
- Conference update following latest Scottish Government announcement
- First Minister's Covid-19 announcement
- Emily Dark invited to train with GB women
- Season 2020/21 update: conference hockey to start on 17 October
- Scottish Hockey competitive activity update
- Letter: spectating at training and matches