This Attachment applies to pools and swim facilities, including facilities hosting swim clubs or teams, whether stand-alone or pools that are associated with a business offering other services (such as a gym or hotel).
i. It is encouraged that cloth face coverings be worn by all patrons and employees, except when in the water.
ii. It is encouraged to continue having employees, who are in direct contact with the public, wear cloth face coverings.
iii. Social distancing of at least six feet continues to be a best practice.
iv. Persons with symptoms consistent with COVID-19 should not be on the premises.
v. No participant may use the facility or join an outdoor swim activity within 72 hours of exhibiting a fever.
i. Handwashing capability or sanitizer availability is encouraged.
ii. Employees should frequently wash their hands.
iii. Pool, deck, and other communal spaces must be fully sanitized prior to opening each day
i. Employer must provide training for employees regarding these requirements and provide each employee with a copy of the business mitigation plan.
ii. Employer must conduct pre-shift staff screening and maintain a staff screening log.
iii. No employee displaying symptoms of COVID-19 may provide services to the public. Symptomatic or ill employees may not report to work.
iv. No employee may report to the work site within 72 hours of exhibiting a fever.
v. Employer must establish a plan for employees getting ill and a return-towork plan following CDC guidance, which can be found online at:
i. It is recommended that cleaning and disinfecting continue to be conducted in compliance with CDC protocols.
1. Water: Per CDC guidance, proper operation and maintenance, including disinfection with chlorine and bromine, should inactivate any virus in the water. https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-
2. Facility: Cleaning and disinfecting must be conducted in compliance with CDC protocols weekly or, in lieu of performing the CDC cleaning and disinfecting, the business may shut down for a period of at least 72 consecutive hours per week to allow for natural deactivation of the virus, followed by site personnel performing a comprehensive
disinfection of all common surfaces
ii. When an active employee is identified as being COVID-19 positive by testing, CDC cleaning and disinfecting must be performed as soon after
the confirmation of a positive test as practical. In lieu of performing CDC cleaning and disinfecting, businesses or facilities may shut down for a
period of at least 72 consecutive hours to allow for natural deactivation of the virus, followed by site personnel performing a comprehensive
disinfection of all common surfaces.
iii. CDC protocols can be found online at:
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/community/guidancebusiness-response.html and https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-