Outbreak Prevention & Management Plan

PREVENTION PLAN:

  1. Campus Re-Entry Guidelines & Protocols

All members, including students, faculty, and staff of CCHS who are returning or are arriving in Canada for the first time or on campus, must review and complete mandatory COVID-19 awareness policies and training.

If any new developments of protocol and guidelines have been suggested or updated by the legislative Acts and Regulations or made available on https://www.toronto.ca/home/covid-19/ will be communicated to all members to align with public health and safety.

  1. Required Pre-Screening Health Assessment

Any authorized staff, faculty and staff returning to the campus must use the college’s-controlled entry point for the campus. Upon entry, they are to display their mandatory pre-screening health assessment with daily self-assessments completed per day.

This pre-screening and daily self-assessment are used to monitor and report any existence of any potential COVID-19 related symptoms to the community and Toronto Health. This assessment will also aid in monitoring and limiting, and exposure maintains a record to identify those not authorized on campus.

Pre-screening can be done in-person at the check-in station and online through the College Portal https://sas.thecanadiancollege.org/

IN THE CASE THERE IS AN COVID-19 OUTBREAK THE FOLLOWING PROTOCOL IS REQUIRED TO BE FOLLOWED:

To ensure students and employees of the Canadian College for Higher Studies protocols and requirements are in place to ensure their safety and health.

FOR STUDENTS:

What to do if You Think You Have Been Exposed to COVID-19

If you are ill or have encounter someone who is a confirmed case, do not come on campus or attend an off-campus activity.

Take the self-assessment if you were exposed to COVID-19 or have symptoms. General concerns or inquiries can be directed to the Campus Health Centre  [email protected]

Stay home if you are waiting for the results of a COVID-19 test, have COVID-19 symptoms, or are at risk of contracting COVID-19.

The College has procedures in place to manage each of the identified situations, however, it is your responsibility to follow the steps outlined to reduce the possibility of spreading the virus.

If you suspect you are ill with COVID-19 or have been exposed to COVID-19 follow the processes below:

  1. Go directly home, avoid public transportation.
  2. If you do not drive or are part of a carpool:
    • Call a family member if you are currently living with them.
    • If no transportation is available, a taxi will be provided to you at the main reception desk. CCHS staff will notify the taxi company that you require transportation and that special precautions are to be taken.
    • Take the Government COVID-19 Self-assessment and follow the recommendations. Contact their doctor or Telehealth Ontario at Toll-free: 1-866-797-0000 for further directions about testing and self-isolation.
  3. Contact their doctor or Telehealth Ontario at Toll-free: 1-866-797-0000 for further directions about testing and self-isolation. I
  4. if you are instructed to self-quarantine or report to the COVID-19 Assessment Centre, immediately contact the Canadian College for Higher Studies to notify them
  5. Get tested at a COVID-19 Assessment Centre/await results/self-isolate.
    • Public Health will follow up if your test is positive.
  6. Notify Canadian College for Higher Studies of your test results once known.
  1.  Do not go to the college or work
  2. Take the Government COVID-19 Self-assessment and follow the recommendations.
  3. If you are instructed to self-quarantine or report to the COVID-19 Assessment Centre, immediately contact the Canadian College for Higher Studies to notify them of your status.
  4. Contact their doctor or Telehealth Ontario at Toll-free: 1-866-797-0000 for further directions about testing and self-isolation.
  5. Get tested at a COVID-19 Assessment Centre/await results/self-isolate.
    • Public Health will follow up if your test is positive.
  1. Notify Canadian College for Higher Studies of your test results once known.

Toronto Public Health
277 Victoria Street, 5th Floor
Toronto, ON   M5B 1W2
Tel: 416-338-7600
Website : www.toronto.ca/community-people/health-wellness-care/ for guidance on next steps. Public health will provide instructions and do contact tracing if needed.

To support contact tracing, have a system in place so you can provide information about which people had close interactions with an affected worker. This could include information such as:

  • date and approximate length and frequency of interaction
  • full names
  • contact telephone numbers
  • addresses (for workers) or the name of the visitor’s business
 © Canadian College for Higher Studies, 2020