DC is committed to providing students with a high-quality academic experience. All scheduled academic activities and services, including on-campus learning through classes and labs, continue as planned while Durham Region is under red-zone restrictions. For a full list of what is open on campus or operating virtually, please visit our COVID-19 winter semester page.
Learn more about courses and services being offered remotely. COVID-19 Pre-entry Screening Questionnaire Report if you are unwell

COVID-19 reporting dashboard

COMING TO CAMPUS? Complete the mandatory COVID-19 Pre-entry Screening Questionnaire

FEELING UNWELL? COVID-19 Reporting Form

COVID-19 positive cases at DC

Durham College (DC) will provide updates regarding positive COVID-19 cases impacting our campus community on this page. The charts below indicate active on-campus students or employees who have tested positive for COVID-19.

An additional COVID-19 case reported at the Whitby campus results in an outbreak

Latest update: Saturday February 20
    • The individual was last on campus in the Electrical shop on Friday, February 12. As this case is related to a previously communicated case, the Durham Region Health Department (DRHD) has declared an outbreak in the affected area.
    • An outbreak is defined by the DRHD as two or more lab-confirmed COVID-19 cases in students and/or employees (or other visitors) where at least one case could have reasonably acquired their infection on campus.
    • DRHD has confirmed the space is safe for use.
Learn more

On-campus cases

(has been to campus within the past 14 days)
Updated: Thursday, February 25

Campus Isolated cases Outbreak cases**
Oshawa 1 0
Whitby 1 5*

*associated with the outbreak announced on February 20.

**An outbreak is defined by the Durham Region Health Department as two or more lab-confirmed COVID-19 cases in students and/or employees (or other visitors) where at least one case could have reasonably acquired their infection on campus.

Please note: if Public Health determines there is a health and safety risk on campus due to a positive case of COVID-19, the college will be provided with directives and appropriate steps will be taken. Public Health will directly contact any individuals deemed to be at risk.

As a reminder, the health and safety of our campus community remains our highest priority and DC has taken extensive measures to help control the spread of COVID-19. This includes, ensuring all people coming to campus take the COVID-19 Pre-entry Screening Questionnaire, limiting the amount of people on campus, as well as implementing very strict preventative safety measures and enhanced cleaning and disinfection protocols.