New unrelated COVID-19 cases reported at the Oshawa campus

WHAT
Three new, unrelated COVID-19 cases have been reported at the Durham College (DC) Oshawa campus.


DATE
Thursday, December 10


DETAILS

We have been advised that three members of the DC community have tested positive for COVID-19.

  • The first individual was last on campus in the F-Wing of the Gordon Wiley building on Wednesday, December 2.
  • The second individual was last on campus in the H-Wing of the Gordon Wiley building on Sunday, December 6.
  • The third individual was last on campus in the CFCE on Thursday, December 3.
  • All of these cases are unrelated to any other cases on campus.
  • Any member of our campus community who may be at risk has been contacted by Durham Region Health Department (DRHD). Otherwise, they have determined a low risk to our campus community.

WHAT IS BEING DONE

  • Risk mitigation measures, including our daily pandemic cleaning protocols with increased cleaning of the campus and disinfecting high touch surfaces, have been implemented at the college based on specific direction from DRHD.
  • DRHD will provide specific direction to any individuals who may be at risk.
  • If you have not been contacted, your campus classes and activities continue as scheduled.

WHAT YOU NEED TO DO

  • Please do not come to campus if you’re feeling unwell.
  • Continue following DC’s preventative safety measureswhen coming to campus.
  • Complete the mandatory one minute COVID-19 screening questionnaireprior to arriving on campus.
  • If you have received a COVID-19 test, you are required to remain at home until you are cleared by DC’s risk management/health and safety office.
  • If you are feeling unwell, or aren’t sure whether or not you should come to campus, please stay home, contact DRHD as well as:

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