The following information is supplied for the benefit of:
- Riders deciding to participate in the 2022 LHCC; and,
- Volunteers assisting with the Event.
Rotary is renowned world-wide for disease control programmes; namely “Eradicate Polio”, currently one of the world’s most comprehensive vaccination programs. So members are strong believers and supporters of vaccination to control infectious disease.
In brief, relating to COVID-19, the Lake Hume Cycle Challenge:
- Has prepared a Covid Plan. It is a condition of the council site approval;
- Is based in Victoria. Our plan addresses the Guidelines for a Sporting Event that is outdoors and active, and no requirements to ask for proof of vaccination or for masks to be worn;
- Is run by two Rotary clubs, and the majority of volunteers are associated with those clubs. Most Rotary members are over 65 years of age and extremely mindful of COVID; it being standard to be double vaccinated and now largely boosted as well;
- Participants and volunteers will be expected to honour current Health Department guidelines on ride day; and,
- At the close contact areas of check ins, refreshment stops and the post ride sausage sizzle:
- Volunteers will be wearing appropriate food serving gloves and masks and mindful of social distancing, for your benefit, and their own; and,
- Hand sanitiser will be supplied and in a prominent position.
If the Lake Hume Cycle Challenge is cancelled as a result of the pandemic, registered riders will be offered:
- Credit for the same ride in 2023;
- Opportunity for the ride fee to be donated to the Albury Wodonga Regional Cancer Centre Trust Fund; or,
- A full refund minus a small booking fee.