PAA 2022 – COVID PREPAREDNESS

August 11, 2022

Pablove Across America

2022 COVID Guidelines

We are excited about PAA 2022, and we can hardly wait to ride with you again!

The Pablove Foundation is motivated by our mission to fight childhood cancer with love. Our love and care extend to our communities who join us in this mission. The PAA 2022 COVID-19 guidelines build on the PAA 2021 COVID-19 Guidelines which were developed by a workgroup composed of experts in medicine, pathology, COVID-19 risk management, and event production.

The foundation will adjust and update these plans as necessary. Pablove is committed to adhering to local and event hotel rules + regulations, especially as it pertains to local ordinances regarding COVID-19. We expect all riders, PAA guests, contractors, and staff to adhere to the local, hotel, and additional Pablove guidelines. If in conflict, the more stringent rules and regulations will apply.

Participants’, contractors’, and staff requirements before and during event:

  • Everybody needs to be responsible and consider everybody else in the group.
  • Pablove mandates COVID-19 vaccination (initial and second dose, or initial J&J vaccination mandatory, booster shots strongly recommended) for all PAA riders, guests, staff, and contractors, including kids to support the health of all PAA participants and to control the spread of the virus.
  • If you have not sent us your vaccination record before, please visit here to safely upload your vaccination record.
  • If you have questions or concerns, please email kerstin@pablove.org who will function as the primary point of contact for all COVID-19 related concerns.
  • All riders and other participants, including kids are asked to do a PCR or at home rapid test to ensure that they are healthy before they travel. If positive, please stay home.
  • All riders and other participants, including kids must complete a rapid test as part of registration. If positive – you will be asked to go into quarantine. Pablove will pay for a quarantine room for the duration of PAA.
  • Wear a mask while being in rideshares with other PAA riders or participants on your way to Boulder unless the other PAA riders or participants are members of your household.
  • Adhere to local ordinances while being a guest in Boulder and Vail.

Mandatory reporting of symptoms. People with COVID-19 have had a wide range of symptoms reported – ranging from mild symptoms to severe illness. Symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus.

People with these symptoms may have COVID-19:

  • fever or chills
  • cough,
  • shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • fatigue
  • muscle or body aches
  • headache
  • new loss of taste or smell
  • sore throat
  • congestion or runny nose
  • nausea or vomiting
  • diarrhea

This list does not include all possible symptoms.

Any rider, staff/contractor, or household member who tests positive within 10 days prior to the start date of the event, or during the event, even if asymptomatic, will not be allowed to participate in any in-person PAA activities.
Riders, PAA guests, staff, or contractors who do not adhere to the event COVID-19 safety guidelines may face exclusion from additional PAA 2022 activities. Follow event practices.

      Additional information:

  • As always, there will be individual water bottles to help you stay hydrated. There will be an abundance of easily accessible hand sanitizers.
  • There will be a mask requirement while in contact with other PAA riders or staff who are not members of your immediate household from the airport to the Boulder hotel, if applicable.
  • Everybody must monitor their own health status and if you notice COVID related symptoms at any day of the PAA event, please find a Pablove staff member to get retested. If positive, you will be asked to go into quarantine.
  • Pablove will cover for quarantine isolation during the official PAA days. PAA riders who are joining us with family members and guests are asked to monitor their entire party.

What will happen if we experience an occurrence of one or more COVID-19 case(s) during the PAA event:

Above all, The Pablove Foundation and all PAA participants must adhere to any governmental, including local ordinances, which may impact or overrule Pablove’s current guidance. If governmental ordinances and rules are in conflict with Pablove’s rules, the stricter of the two will apply.

Anyone who tests positive will have to quarantine in their hotel room. If the staff/contractor or rider rooms with a non-family member, the other party will be moved to a separate room at Pablove’s cost for the duration of PAA.

Because all participants are mandated to be fully vaccinated, the other party may rejoin any group rides or other activities but must complete a negative COVID 19 test.

The same as on the road, COVID-19 safety and supporting a safe environment is EVERYONEs responsibility.

If you believe you should be excluded from any of the above, please contact us directly at info@pablove.org.