United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee Coronavirus Updates

The health and well-being of our Olympic and Paralympic community will always be our top priority. We will continue to follow the guidance of public health professionals, including the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention and local state health partners, while continuing to monitor the environment to adjust as needed to keep us all healthy and safe. 

Latest Guidelines

The USOPC continues to follow CDC and local guidance to determine standard mitigation measures for all USOPC facilities and events based on the CDC’s Community Levels, which outline risk profiles for each location. For the latest guidance, learn more by visiting the CDC’s website:  
  • Prevention Measures
  • Exposure: Follow CDC exposure guidelines for masking and testing if you are exposed to someone diagnosed with COVID-19. Avoid coming to USOPC facilities and get tested if you develop COVID-19 symptoms.
  • Testing:  Follow CDC guidance on testing. COVID-19 testing and medical evaluation will be administered to athletes who are symptomatic while at a Training Center. 
  • Isolation: Follow CDC isolation guidelines if you test positive for COVID-19.
  • Vaccines and Boosters: It is strongly recommended to follow CDC COVID-19 vaccine guidelines and remain up to date on vaccinations and boosters.
  • Travel: Monitor the policies for your air carrier during travel and at all layover locations in your itinerary. Follow CDC guidelines for post-international travel quarantine and testing.

Athlete Support

Athletes who have specific questions about their health and the risk factors should seek advice from their medical professionals and public health officials. 

For general questions, please contact athleteservices@usopc.org – we want to be sure you have the information and answers you need.

Additionally, the Office of the Athlete Ombuds is available to provide independent and confidential advice to elite Team USA athletes on sport-related rules, policies and processes. Athletes may contact the Office of the Athlete Ombuds at ombudsman@usathlete.org or 719-866-5000 with questions, or visit usathlete.org for more information.

It’s expected and understandable that with the uncertainty caused by the pandemic you may feel stress and anxiety, which is why our focus on mental health and overall well-being – for the athletes we serve, for one another and for our greater community – is more important than ever before. Please refer to TeamUSA.org/MentalHealth for more information. 

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