Health Order regarding gatherings adjusts in the Interior Health Region
Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry has announced that effective at midnight on Monday, Nov. 30:
- Indoor gatherings will once again be allowed at full capacity in the Interior Health Region; attendees must be fully vaccinated and event coordinators / venue operators must enforce proof of vaccination requirements.
- If you have any questions about Covid-19 health and safety requirements when planning events at Okanagan College, please contact Occupational Health and Safety.
- For the latest information, visit the Province of B.C.’s COVID-19 information page.
International Students: Adjustments to Canada's Border and Travel Measures
- Effective November 30, 2021, Canada will expand its list of accepted COVID-19 vaccines for the purposes of entry into Canada, and introduce exemptions from some testing and quarantine requirements.
- As of January 15, 2022, international students (18 years or older), will only be allowed to enter the country if they are fully vaccinated with a vaccine approved for entry into Canada.
- Fully vaccinated students will be allowed to attend any provincially or territorially designated learning institution in Canada.
- For the latest COVID-19 guidance to International students, visit the Government of Canada’s page or contact International Education at OC.
Reminder to keep up with your daily personal health checks, mask wearing
Thank you to the OC community for keeping our campuses healthy. Your continued diligence in mask wearing, completing your daily personal health checks and observing all of the top six personal daily health behaviors for being on campus is appreciated.
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