A new positive case of COVID-19 has been reported today at Oshawa campus

WHAT

A new positive case of COVID-19 at the Oshawa campus has been reported today. This case is unrelated to all other cases that have been reported this week.

WHEN

Friday, November 13

IMPLICATIONS

We have been advised that a DC student, who was last at the Oshawa campus in the SW Wing of the Gordon Willey building on Sunday, November 8 has tested positive for COVID-19. This case is unrelated to all other on-campus cases we have reported on.

  • Risk mitigation measures have been implemented based on specific direction from Durham Region Public Health (DRPH) to ensure the health and safety of the campus community.
  • DRPH officials are in the process of completing any necessary contact tracing and will directly contact any student or employee who is determined to be at risk.
  • If you are contacted by DRPH, you are required to follow their direction.
  • At this time, classes and activities will continue as scheduled and the only action required of you is to continue following DC’s protocol outlined below.
  • Our student is currently isolating at home and being accommodated academically. We wish them a safe and speedy recovery.

Please be reminded of the college’s preventative safety measures when coming to campus and on campus.

  • All coming to campus must complete a one minute COVID-19 screening questionnaireprior to arriving.
  • If you are feeling unwell, or aren’t sure whether or not you should come to campus, please stay home, contact DRPH as well as:
  • Review our COVID reporting documentfor steps to take when reporting illness.
  • Wear a mask or face covering when inside campus buildings at all times.
  • Sanitize regularly.
  • Ensure physical distancing.
  • Only come to campus for a scheduled class, activity, appointment or to use campus resources, such as the Campus Library or Wi-Fi access.
  • Leave campus buildings immediately after your scheduled class or activity is over.

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