• Portland City United

Confirmed/Suspected COVID Case Protocols

If a player or coach has a confirmed case or close contact with a confirmed case, we will follow all state and association guidelines as needed in order to:

  1. Temporarily suspend club activities for affected members. 

  2. Communicate with affected club members, OHA, and OYSA.

  3. Disinfect equipment and facilities.

  4. Ensure other coaches, players, parents, or staff are not infected as required.


Parents, coaches, and club staff should notify Shaun Figueiredo (shaun@pcusc.org) immediately if any of the situations below occur:


- Player has tested positive for COVID-19.

- Payer has COVID-19 symptoms.

- Player has been in close contact with anyone exhibiting symptoms or anyone who has

tested positive with COVID-19.



If a player/coach tests positive and is asymptomatic:

  • The player/coach will be removed from club activities.

  • The player/coach should monitor daily symptoms and temperature.

  • The player/coach should not engage in exercise until evaluation and clearance from a health care provider.

  • The player/coach may return to club activities 14 days after the positive test, given no subsequent symptoms have developed during that period.


If a player/coach tests positive and is symptomatic:

  • The player/coach will be removed from club activities.

  • The player/coach should monitor daily symptoms and temperature.

  • The player/coach should not engage in exercise until evaluation and clearance from a health care provider.

  • The player/coach may return to club activities 14 days after the positive test, given that they have been free of symptoms for 10 days. If symptoms worsen, the player/coach must contact their medical provider for guidance and best recommendations.


If a player/coach develops symptoms of COVID-19:

  • The player/coach will be removed from club activities.

  • The player/coach should contact a primary care physician to inquire about COVID-19 testing.

  • If the player/coach tests negative, they may return to club activities after being symptom free for 24 hours without medication.

  • If the player/coach tests positive, follow the positive test protocols outlined above.

If a player/coach is in close contact with an individual who tests positive:

  • The player/coach will be removed from club activities.

  • The player/coach should monitor daily symptoms and temperature.

  • The player/coach should contact their health care provider to determine if there is a need for COVID-19 testing.

  • If the player/coach tests negative, they may return to club activities, given that they are symptom free. The player/coach should not be tested sooner than 5 days after the exposure incident or close contact’s positive test date, whichever came later.

  • If the player/coach tests positive, follow the positive test protocols outlined above.

  • If the close contact is a family member in the same household, the player/coach is presumed to be positive.


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