COVID-19 Update

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October 19 COVID-19 Update

On October 19, 2020 the College was informed of a positive case of COVID-19 in our campus community. At this point there are no other confirmed cases related to Olds College and the impacted individual is self-isolating according to AHS guidelines. The impacted individual lives off campus. The College has enacted a deep sanitization of all rooms that the individual had contact with. 

Based on information provided by Alberta Health Services, Olds College can advise:

  • Public Health officials are completing a thorough interview with the individual in order to determine who was in contact with them. 
  • The College is providing information as requested by Public Health, to assist with the contact tracing process.

If staff or students are identified as a close contact of a confirmed COVID-19 case, public health will contact them directly for follow up. 

The rest of the campus community are encouraged to continue to practice physical distancing, regular hand washing and wearing masks while on campus. If staff or students have not been identified as a close contact of a confirmed COVID-19 case but develop symptoms as listed on the daily screening tool, please self-isolate at home and complete the AHS COVID-19 online assessment tool or call Health Link at 811 as soon as possible to arrange for COVID-19 testing.

To see all of the COVID-19 safety protocols, the College has in place visit