Return to Play Protocol

Student-Athletes who have tested positive for COVID-19 will follow the return protocols outline below.

BJSM Graduated RTP Protocol
BJSM Graduated RTP Protocol

COVID Return to Play Protocol 

  • The return to play protocol may not begin until:
    • 10 days after symptom onset AND
    • 7 days symptom-free AND
    • 24 hours fever free without the use of fever-reducing medication. 
  • Gradual return to activity cannot begin until we have received a clearance letter from Franklin County Health Department AND a clearance letter after physician (MD/DO) cardiac evaluation. 
  • The protocol then includes gradual acclimation to exercise and sport activity over a minimum of 7 days, which is closely monitored by our Athletic Training Staff.