COVID-19 updates: Post-secondary Housing Measures Order and Gatherings and Events Order

By College Relations | February 22, 2022
           

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Post-secondary Institution Housing COVID-19 Preventive Measures Order Update:

On February 18, 2022, the Provincial Health Officer (PHO) has extended the Post-Secondary Housing COVID-19 Preventive Measures Order to expire June 30, 2022.

  • Students living in residence must be vaccinated and show proof of vaccination. If they are not vaccinated or provide proof of vaccination, they must wear a face covering which covers the resident’s nose and mouth when in any area of post-secondary housing, other than the resident’s room.

Gatherings and Events Order Update:

The Provincial Health Officer (PHO) updated the Gatherings and Events Order on February 16, 2022.  The changes include the following:

  • Restrictions on activities such as exercise, fitness and dance have been removed and adult sports tournaments now permitted. 
  • Proof of vaccination and mask wearing requirements have been retained.
  • Post-secondary institution graduation ceremonies and related events are excluded from proof of vaccination checking.


Tags: COVID-19, COVID-19 employees, COVID-19 students

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