Vaccine & COVID-19 Updates (Woolwich Wild - Elmira, St. Jacobs, Breslau Girls Hockey)

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OWHA Vaccine Policy - October 4, 2021

On October 4, 2021 the OWHA released the details of its COVID 19 Vaccination Policy. The Policy can be read in full HERE.

Highlights Include:

The policy applies to the following Affected Persons:

  • Vaccine-Eligible Players
  • Team Officials
  • Game Off-Ice and Officials
  • Game On-Ice Officials
  • OWHA Member Officials (local hockey association directors, officers, executive, Staff and Volunteers)
  • OWHA Officials (directors, officers, Staff and Volunteers)
  • Participants
  • Staff
  • Volunteers
  • Tournament staff and volunteers
  • Instructors, supervisors, development providers and others involved either on or off-ice in any Sanctioned Activity


At present, this policy does not apply to hockey players born in 2010 or later.


Exemptions are available for medical reasons, and can be accessed through this form.


Effective Date of Policy:

Proof of two doses being completed will need to be provided on or before October 17, 2021. The two week waiting period will need to be completed prior to November 1, 2021.


Acceptable documentation includes

  • A digital or physical dose administration receipt.
  • Medical records signed by a licensed health care provider on that provider’s letterhead indicating vaccine name and date(s) of administration.
  • Government verification/language (e.g., Government issued vaccine passport, certificate, card, or electronic record).


NOTE: The OWHA reserves the right to perform spot checks to confirm the accuracy of an individual’s vaccination history and this may include an individual having to produce confirmation of being Fully Vaccinated.


As of October 17, 2021, any Affected Person who has not provided proof of their second vaccination or who has not been granted an accommodation by the OWHA, will no longer be eligible to participate in any Sanctioned Activities until such time as they have presented satisfactory evidence that they have been Fully Vaccinated (including the 14-day period after receiving their completed dose) or have been granted an accommodation by the OWHA.


Woolwich Wild details:

Proof of vaccination will be verified and recorded by a designated member of your team staff or a member of our Executive.


Questions can be directed to [email protected]


Click here to see the OWHA's latest COVID Return to Play information.

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