COVID-19 Information

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Dignity Health Resources

VIRTUAL CARE ANYWHERE

As the official healthcare partner of the LA Galaxy, Dignity Health Southern California remains committed to providing Galaxy fans plenty of resources to educate, protect and respond to the spread of COVID-19.

Dignity Health is expanding access to virtual urgent care right from the comfort of your home. This service will require a nominal service fee. 

The virtual urgent care platform – Virtual Care Anywhere – allows for timely care delivery without putting other patients or emergency room clinicians at risk of contracting the virus. Our partners at Dignity Health encourage taking advantage of this care option and need your help to raise awareness of this virtual urgent care service available to our communities. For more information on Virtual Care Anywhere, visit dignityhealth.org/virtualcareanywhere, download the Virtual Care Anywhere app, or call 855.356.8053.

For more information on Dignity Health Virtual Care Visits

 

COVID-19 INFORMATION – ON BEHALF OF DIGNITY HEALTH

The LA Galaxy is proud to partner with Dignity Health whose top priority is the health of its patients, community, caregivers and our LA Galaxy family. For the latest up to date information on COVID-19 from our friends at Dignity Health visit https://www.dignityhealth.org/coronavirus-disease-2019

SELF-CARE AND WELLNESS

During this time of isolation, it’s more important than ever to find creative ways to stay in touch with others, including through the use of social media. Be sure to follow Dignity Health SoCal for tips to take in your time at home - @dignityhealthsocal

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NEWS

UPDATE (June 4, 2020): - Major League Soccer has lifted its team training moratorium, clearing the way for its 26 clubs to return to full team training for the first time since play was suspended on March 12 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. FULL STORY


UPDATE (May 28, 2020): - Major League Soccer has extended the small group and team training moratorium through, and including, Monday, June 1.MLS players may continue to use outdoor team training fields for voluntary individual workouts, in compliance with local health authorities and government orders, that were created in consultation with medical and infectious disease experts. MLS training facilities remain closed to all players with the exception of those requiring medical treatment or rehabilitation, under the direction of the team medical staff, that cannot be performed from the safety of their residences. While MLS players are expected to remain in each club’s respective market, MLS will continue to review individual requests by players to relocate to another market by car, taking into account the totality of a player’s situation. MLS and its Clubs will continue to remain in close contact with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) and local health authorities on this continually evolving situation and provide further updates as they become available.


UPDATE (April 24, 2020): - Major League Soccer has extended the team training moratorium through, and including, Friday, May 15. MLS training facilities remain closed to all players and staff with the exception of players requiring medical treatment or rehabilitation, under the direction of the team medical staff, that cannot be performed from the safety of their residence. While MLS players are expected to remain in each club’s respective market, MLS will continue to review individual requests by players to relocate to another market by car, taking into account the totality of a player’s situation. MLS will remain in close contact with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) on this continually evolving situation and provide further updates as they become available.


UPDATE (April 17, 2020): - MLS remains focused on exploring a wide variety of formats for playing the entire 2020 season including pushing back MLS Cup into December or later. Based on the most recent government guidance, we have extended the moratorium on matches until at least June 8. Like all Leagues, we are in discussion with our players about changes to player compensation due to the financial impact on the league and our clubs from the COVID-19 Crisis. We are seeking to work collaboratively with the MLSPA to find a solution that provides a safety net for all players, opportunity to earn full salary in the scenario where all matches are played with fans, and in particular provides protection for the players at the lower end of the salary scale.

Learn more about how LA Galaxy Partners are responding to COVID-19

 

UPDATE (May 28, 2020): - Major League Soccer announced that clubs may begin to use outdoor team training fields for small group training sessions in compliance with detailed health and safety protocols that were created in consultation with medical and infectious disease experts. All small group training sessions are voluntary and may not be in conflict with local public health official or government policies.


UPDATE (April 14, 2020): - Major League Soccer continues to regularly evaluate the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, including how it will affect our plans for the 2020 season. Although we hoped to return to play in mid-May, that is extremely unlikely based on the guidance of federal and local public health authorities. Our goal remains to play as many games as possible, and while we currently have enough dates to play the entire season, we recognize at this time that it may become difficult to do so. We continue to learn more every day from the medical experts, and we expect to have additional details in the coming weeks regarding when we can return to play. As we have throughout this process, we will update our fans with every decision, and we thank them for their support and understanding during this extremely challenging time.


UPDATE (April 2, 2020): - Major League Soccer has extended the team training moratorium through, and including, Friday, April 24. MLS training facilities remain closed to all players and staff with the exception of players requiring medical treatment or rehabilitation, under the direction of the team medical staff, that cannot be performed from the safety of their residence. While MLS players are expected to remain in each club’s respective market, MLS will continue to review individual requests by players to relocate to another market by car, taking into account the totality of a player’s situation. MLS will remain in close contact with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) on this continually evolving situation and provide further updates as they become available.


UPDATE (March 25, 2020): Major League Soccer has extended the team training moratorium through, and including, Friday, April 3. MLS training facilities remain closed to all players and staff with the exception of players requiring medical treatment or rehabilitation, under the direction of the team medical staff, that cannot be performed from the safety of their residence.


UPDATE (March 20, 2020): Major League Soccer has extended the team training moratorium through, and including, Friday, March 27. During this time, MLS players are expected to remain in each club’s respective market and have been advised to exercise safe social distancing measures. 
 
At this time, team training facilities may only be accessed for physical therapy purposes at the direction of club medical staff to ensure adherence to safety protocols.


UPDATE (March 20, 2020):  The United Soccer League announced it has extended its training moratorium for USL Championship and League One clubs through, and including, Sunday, April 5th.


UPDATE (March 19, 2020): In accordance with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s guidance to postpone events involving more than 50 people over the next eight weeks, Major League Soccer has extended the postponement of its matches during this period of time, with a target return date of May 10.  MLS remains focused on playing the entire 2020 season and is evaluating all options, including pushing back the end of the season and playing MLS Cup in December, as the league did prior to the 2019 season. The league is also identifying other available dates.


UPDATE (March 16, 2020): Major League Soccer has extended the team training moratorium through, and including, Friday, March 20. During this time, MLS players are expected to remain in each club’s respective market, and have been advised to exercise safe social distancing measures.


UPDATE (March 13, 2020): Due to concerns around coronavirus (COVID-19), the LA Galaxy announced that the 2020 LA Galaxy Cup Tournament has been canceled.

The global youth tournament showcase was scheduled for Saturday, April 4 – Friday, April 10 with Boys’ & Girls’ Developmental Academy & Club teams from around the world competing in Southern California in the U12 – U16 age groups. All teams who have paid registration fees for the 2020 tournament will receive a full refund.


UPDATE (March 13, 2020): MLS instituted a team training moratorium for all of its clubs beginning on Friday, March 13 and running through Sunday, March 15 as the league continues to review training protocols to ensure a safe environment for players and staff in the wake of COVID-19.


On Thursday, March 12, 2020, Major League Soccer suspended match play for 30 days as the league continues to assess the impact of COVID-19 with its medical task force and public health officials.

This decision was made in conjunction with local and national authorities including the CDC, WHO, the state of California and the California Department of Public Health. This decision was made in the best interest of our fans, communities and athletes. It is important that we exercise caution during this turbulent and uncertain time.

We will continue to work closely with the national authorities and California Governor Gavin Newsom. We will keep our fans updated with all relevant information in a timely fashion.

Questions?

Email us at customerservice@lagalaxy.com.

QUESTIONS

 I have a ticket to an LA Galaxy game at Dignity Health Sports Park prior to June 8. Now what?

No action is needed. The current ticket will remain valid for a rescheduled contest. Decisions on rescheduled games will be made in conjunction with Major League Soccer and all national authorities and announced accordingly.

 What if I transferred my tickets to another account for an LA Galaxy game at Dignity Health Sports Park prior to June 8?

Any transferred tickets will remain valid to gain entry to a rescheduled match.

 I had purchased a ticket to an LA Galaxy away match prior to May 10. What happens now?

All MLS matches are currently being postponed to be rescheduled at a later date. Away tickets to any matches will be honored for the rescheduled date.

 Will LA Galaxy II matches or other events at Dignity Health Sports Park still be held?

In conjunction with the state of California and the California Department of Public Health, all LA Galaxy, LA Galaxy II, LA Galaxy Academy and Dignity Health Sports Park public events and activities have been postponed through the month of March.

 What about games after the 30 day suspension period from MLS?

Major League Soccer extended the season moratorium through, and including, June 8. Should additional time be required to suspend LA Galaxy contests, the club will announce all information to our members and supporters accordingly.

 Where can I stay up to date on all information moving forward?

Please follow www.lagalaxy.com and the LA Galaxy on all social media platforms as the club provides the most up-to-date information to our fans as possible.

 What steps can I take to prevent the spread of COVID-19?

Click here for advice from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on measures that you can take to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Decrease Coronavirus Risk

The health and safety of League and club employees, players and fans is of utmost importance to Major League Soccer. We have created a League Office Task Force that is closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation and are consulting with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Health Canada (HC), infectious disease specialists and other public health entities to receive the most updated information and guidance.

Six easy steps to prevent the spread of coronavirus

There are currently no medications to prevent or treat coronavirus, but you can limit your exposure and prevent the spread of germs:

  1. Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitize. cdc.gov/handwashing
  2. Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
  3. Cover your mouth with a tissue when coughing or sneezing, then throw the tissue in the trash.
  4. Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  5. Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.
  6. Stay home when you are sick.

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