Athletics Emergency Action Plan

EMERGENCY ACTION PLAN FOR TWIN VALLEY SCHOOL
DISTRICT ATHLETICS

 

Emergency Personnel:  Certified Athletic Trainer; Athletic Training Room facility phone number 610-286-8577 or by cell phone for Grace Heckman, MS, LAT, ATC, CSCS and Kaitlin McGinnis, MS, LAT, ATC, ROT;  MD on site for Varsity Football Games; Ambulance crew on site for Varsity Football Games: (positioned at maintenance entrance gate adjacent to concession stand of main stadium)

Emergency Communication:  If Athletic Trainer is not on site, call 9-1-1 (if using a school phone, call 9-9-1-1).  If the Athletic Trainer is on site but it is an emergency situation, call 9-1-1 first (if using a school phone, call 9-9-1-1) then call for the Athletic Trainer.

AED- (Automated External Defibrillator) is located  in the following locations: One is located in the hallway by the HS Main Gym, one is located in the Physical Education Building on the 2nd floor by the elevator and weight room, one is located in the hallway by the MS Gym and one is also with the Athletic Trainer at all times.

Role of First Responders

  1. Immediate care of the injured or ill student-athlete (keep athlete calm, comfortable and control bleeding if necessary
  2. Call 9-1-1 (if using a school phone, call 9-9-1-1)
    • Provide name, address, telephone number, number of individuals injured, condition of injured, age of injured, first aid treatment, specific directions (see reverse side), other information as requested.  Have athletes’ emergency card available
    • High School Address:  4897 N. Twin Valley Road, Elverson, PA  19520  (nearest major intersection is Twin Valley Road and Rt. 23)
    • Middle School Address:  770 Clymer Hill Road, Elverson, PA  19520  (nearest major intersection is Twin Valley Road and Rt. 23
  3. Prior to EMS (Emergency Medical System) arrival: 
    • Designate individuals to open appropriate gates
    • Designate individuals to “flag down and direct” EMS to scene
    • Scene control:  limit scene to first aid providers and move bystanders away from area.
  4. Directions for EMS to Facilities below:

Physical Education Center (P.E. Center) – Enter at South Side Main Entrance to Twin Valley High School to first building on left.
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High School Main Gymnasium – Enter at South Side Main Entrance to Twin Valley High School, over speed bump, bear to right, entrance is on right.  Gymnasium is on building.

High School Main Stadium and High School Varsity Baseball Field - Enter at South Side Main Entrance to Twin Valley High School, over speed bump, straight ahead to Maintenance Garage on left, entrance gate is straight ahead.

Tennis Courts - Enter at North Side Back Entrance to Twin Valley High School, tennis courts parking lot is the first driveway on the right.

Softball Fields – Clymer Hill Rd to Main Entrance of Twin Valley Middle School on left; High School JV Softball field is the first field on the left. High School Varsity Softball field is the second field on the left.  Middle School Softball field is the third field on the left.

Football Practice Fields and JV Baseball Field – Clymer Hill Rd. to Main Entrance of Twin Valley Middle School on left.  To access field, follow JV Softball Field 1st baseline and drive up on the grass on the left.  When you are on the grass, football fields are directly in front of you and JV baseball field is directly in front of you on left.

Turf 2 and Soccer/Field Hockey Field– Clymer Hill Rd., past Twin Valley Middle School to entrance at Turf 2 on left (3rd drivewayof Middle School).   Gate is straight ahead on right.

Middle School Gymnasium and Wrestling Room – Clymer Hill Rd. past the Middle School to entrance at Turf 2 on left (3rd driveway of Middle School).   Follow loop around grass to the North Side of the building on the lower level on the right.  There is a wheel chair ramp to main green double doors into gymnasium. Once in gymnasium, wrestling room is located on left.

Middle School Football game field, Middle School Soccer field and Middle School Lower Baseball field – Clymer Hill Rd. past the Middle School to entrance on right across from Turf 2.  Football field is on left.  Continue down rd. to soccer field up on the hill on the right.  Continue down rd. to lower baseball field straight ahead.

Middle School Upper Baseball Field – Clymer Hill Rd. past the Middle School and past Turf 2 up hill on left.