COVID-19 Update #3
To protect the Trillium College Community Members, and to assist with the provincial efforts of stemming the spread of the COVID-19 virus, the following measures will be implemented effective Monday March 15, 2020. Because this situation is fluid, dates and plans may be adjusted accordingly. Please continue to check TC Learn and social media for any additional updates moving forward.
Any person displaying/ showing /thinks or feels they have the symptoms of COVID-19 outlined in the policy document should self quarantine for 14 days. If symptoms worsen, contact Telehealth for guidance.
- Students are require to create an academic action plan, and it must be on file at the campus to keep their academic status and standing.
CLINICS, OUTREACHES, PLACEMENTS
Effective March 15, 2020 all clinics and outreaches are cancelled through April 6, 2020.
- Once the situation has stabilized, these outreaches/clinics will be rescheduled; completion of them is a graduation component and will be require.
- Student placements will continue as scheduled and will be managed on a case-by-case basis in conjunction with Trillium College and the community partner.
Any person entering a campus that is returning from a location listed on the active travel health notice is required to disclose and to follow the government implemented self-quarantine for 14 days. This includes all members of the Trillium College Community (employees, students, public, and community partners).
If you have travelled outside of Canada at all, it is important to monitor your health upon return, you may have come in contact with COVID-19. If you experience any symptoms call the public health authority for advice.
- Students returning from travel from locations on the active travel health notice will also be required to self-isolate for 14 days upon their return.
- They will need to communicate with their instructor and the Academic Coordinator to create an academic action plan keep their academic status and standing.
Measures have been implemented to include additional disinfection of high touch surfaces such as door handles, desks etc.
Each campus is working toward implementing a drop-in camp for school-aged children (4 years and up), in an effort to assist our students with child care given the province wide elementary school shut down.
There will be a sign up sheet at the front desk; we ask that students sign up in order to understand demand. Details on this to follow.
THINGS TO CONSIDER AND REMEMBER
As of March 13 th at 9am, there are 60 confirmed cases in Ontario. The population of Ontario is 14.57 million; there are 152 confirmed cases in Canada. The population of Canada is 37.59 million. Any of the measures outlined in this document are recommendations as given by the Public Health Agency of Canada and Public Health Ontario, they are to be considered preventative. They are being implemented to limit the transmission of the virus. Washing your hands and not touching your face are still the best way to protect yourself and your family.
If you have any questions regarding COVID-19 please refer to the Public Health website. If you have any questions regarding any information contained in this memo, please discuss with your Campus Director.