Tyndale University continues to monitor the pandemic and makes changes to its COVID–19 processes and policies as needed and appropriate. The following changes take effect as of May 1st.
Rapid Antigen Testing
The rapid antigen testing protocol will be discontinued. Tyndale will no longer source testing kits and will make the current inventory available until they are gone.
The requirement to complete the passive screening form prior to entering campus will be discontinued. If you are feeling unwell or have symptoms of illness you should continue to refrain from coming to campus. A reference and guide for those seeking information on what to do if exposed to COVID–19 will be available in the Policy & Document Library.
To gain access to the University all employees and students continue to be required to ‘tap-in’ at whichever door they enter, including the main front entrance.
For fully-vaccinated: the isolation period for fully-vaccinated individuals who have experienced a high-risk exposure† to COVID–19 is now reduced to 5 days. The isolation period for fully-vaccinated individuals who have tested positive for COVID–19 remains 7 days.
For those not fully-vaccinated: the isolation period for those who are not fully-vaccinated who have experienced a high-risk exposure† or who have tested positive for COVID–19 remains 10 days.
The requirement to wear a mask on campus remains in effect until further notice. The Task Force continues to monitor the COVID–19 activity in the province and will make a recommendation to Cabinet regarding changes to the mandate at the appropriate time. We continue to plan for a mask-optional environment in the fall semester.
Thank you for all that you are doing every day to care for each other.
† A high risk exposure is defined by public health as someone who was within two metres of the person with COVID–19, with or without a mask, for a cumulative duration of 15 minutes or more, or who had direct contact with that individual while they coughed or sneezed.