George Brown School in Toronto is becoming a member of a rising listing of post-secondary colleges to implement a compulsory COVID-19 vaccine coverage.
In a launch Monday, the college stated efficient September 7, 2021, it might require both proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a detrimental COVID-19 speedy take a look at for college kids and workers to entry campus this fall.
The varsity stated the choice comes amid rising an infection charges pushed by the Delta variant.
“Workers and college students should present verification of full vaccination by a third-party supplier or present proof of a detrimental COVID-19 speedy take a look at administered inside 48 hours of entry,” the discharge states, including that “people will nonetheless have the choice to offer proof of a take a look at or take a take a look at on-site.”
George Brown shall be implementing a COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage efficient September 7, 2021. The School would require people accessing the premises to both present verification of full vaccination or present proof of a detrimental COVID-19 speedy take a look at. https://t.co/8Idurp8jHg pic.twitter.com/vLce48kaj6
— George Brown School (@GBCollege) August 23, 2021
“We face a fourth wave f COVID-19 and should work collectively to safeguard our collective well being and well-being by getting vaccinated. These new measures replicate our dedication to defending our neighborhood amid the continued dangers of COVID-19,” stated Chris McGrath, Vice President Scholar Success, George Brown School.
“I’m assured that this new coverage will contribute to stopping the unfold of COVID-19 and permit us to proceed to assist our college students, workers, and communities flip studying into alternative.”