COVID-19 Plan |Rotary Ride the Range |SUNDAY 11.10.2020

  1. It is determined that Rotary Ride the Range is governed by an approved COVID Safe Industry, Professional Sporting Code Plan, which serves as the primary Plan specifying requirements for this event;
  2. It is determined that the ratio of four square metres per person can be maintained across the event site at all times (this is a minimum physical distancing requirement for all events);
  3. At present (as numbers are under 500) it is determined the event can proceed without approval from Queensland Health whilst following the COVID Safe Event Checklist.

Events with between 500 and 10,000 people on site at any given time require approval of the Event Organiser’s COVID Safe Event Plan by a Queensland Public Health Unit.

Events of over 10,000 people on site at any given time require approval of the Event Organiser’s COVID Safe Event Plan by the Queensland Chief Health Officer.

WHO should NOT ATTEND?

To ensure the health and safety of all participants:-

No participants are to attend if they have any illness or symptoms of COVID-19. Participants must not attend if in the last 14 days before the event they have been unwell or had close contact with a known or suspected case of COVID-19 (cough, sore throat, fever or shortness of breath), even if mild.

A number of groups have been identified by Federal and State Departments of Health as having a higher risk of contracting the COVID-19, or of serious illness if they were to contract it. These include but are not limited to:

 Anyone identified as being in a high risk group.

 Anyone with concurrent medical conditions including; respiratory or cardiac disease, hypertension, diabetes, obesity and immunosuppression due to disease or medication.

If the event management team of Rotary Ride the Range are aware or become aware of a participant falls into these groups, they should be contacted immediately regarding their attendance and it recommended that they not attend.

BEFORE ARRIVAL | SUNDAY 11.10.2020

These include:

  • Access to a virtual briefing to all participants outlining special conditions or practices that will take place during the Ride. There will also be a distribution of this virtual video via EMAIL.
  • A written copy of the guidelines will be distributed also.
  • Rotary ride the Range does not exceed the current State Government regulations on number of people at a gathering.
  • All participants are aware that the Event Group Toowoomba will be the appointed COVID-19 Liaison Officer.
  • There will be varying start times to reduce the number of people onsite at any one time. This will include consideration of different arrival times for participants.
  • All contact information for all participants will be made available to the State Health Department in the event of a positive COVID-19 case in one of the participants at a later date.
  • It is recommended that all participants download and activate the COVIDSafe App.

At the EVENT | SUNDAY 11.10.2020

  • Wash your hands upon entering the venue.
  • Bring your own pen to sign on if required
  • Use hand sanitiser upon entering the marshalling area.
  • Do not share food or drink with other participants outside of your household.
  • Comply with the correct cough/sneeze etiquette.
  • Do not share any equipment between participants (shared bikes, sign-on pens, helmet covers, radios for volunteers, helmets, etc.).
  • Adhere to the physical distancing requirements at all times.

When you RETURN FROM YOUR RIDE: | SUNDAY 10.11.2020

Immediately following the end of the ride, sanitise/wash hands.

If undertaking any no non-essential activities (e.g. massage or meetings), please adhere to rules at each station.

If purchasing food from a food vendor please adhere

Review the Australian Government and WHO resources:

Good hygiene for coronavirus (COVID-19)

 Hand washing guidance

 Keep that cough under cover

 Self-isolation (self-quarantine) for coronavirus (COVID-19)

 Advice for people at risk of coronavirus (COVID-19)

You find more information online HERE  or at https://www.health.gov.au/