COVID-19 Update #1

With growing global concerns around COVID-19, there have been a couple of questions about what we are doing. Trillium College will act in accordance with federal, provincial and municipal direction when it comes to managing the spread of the virus, with the health and safety of the Trillium College Community Members as a priority.

We are sure you know that most effective things that you can do to lessen your risk is to wash your hands often, manage your coughs and sneezes and maintain a distance from others if you are concerned. We are not going to repeat the details of these and other measures, they are readily available from many appropriate sources.

What we do want to communicate, however, as a reminder that we are, and have been for some time, ensuring that the campuses are well cleaned and that high-touch surfaces are being disinfected regularly.

There are sinks with soap dispensers in all of the washrooms and most authorities suggest that washing with soap and water for at least 20 seconds is the most effective approach to preventing infection and spread, as well as not touching your face with unclean hands.