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Player Safety & Health

Strategies For Mitigating COVID-19 Risk

USA is excited for the 2021-22 season. Sports participation promotes a healthy lifestyle through physical, social, emotional and mental well-being. We want all our players, coaches, officials, parents and administrators to enjoy the game we all love while staying safe through the COVID-19 pandemic. 

USA Hockey recommends the following risk mitigation strategies for all stakeholders to promote health and safety. These recommendations are not intended to replace local and state government orders or safety policies and procedures put in place at your ice rink facility.



USA Hockey’s medical advisors recommend vaccination against COVID-19, but understand this is a personal choice. The following educational materials are provided to help you make an informed decision:

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USA Hockey News

  • A Call To Arms

  • By Harry Thompson 10/14/2021, 12:00pm MDT
  • Mass Exodus Of Young Officials Threatens The Future Of The Game
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