Version 12 of the Return to Hockey Guidelines

Hockey New Brunswick has released Version 12 of the Return to Hockey Guidelines.

The Government of New Brunswick mandatory order has been adjusted, as it relates to vaccines for players who are turning 12.

The previous wording stated:

Children born between July 1st, 2009 and December 31st 2009 may continue participating and have until October 31st to get their second vaccine. It is expected that there will be a transition period allowed for children born in 2010 who will be turning 12 in early 2022, further details will be communicated at a later time. 

The revised wording states:

Everyone born before July 1st, 2009 must show proof of vaccination to participate in organized recreation and sport activities. Children born between July 1st, 2009 and October 31st, 2009 may continue participating and have until October 31st, 2021 to get their second vaccine. All others born November 1st 2009 or later have 60 days after their 12th birthday to be fully vaccinated before requirements to show proof of vaccination.

The changes have been made under Section 4, Preventative Health Measures – vaccination.