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COVID-19 (novel Coronavirus) Information

Latest Update

  • Posted June 14, 2022 at 02:47 PM

    The health and safety of the campus community remains our first priority. On June 13, 2022 the Government of Alberta announced the province would move into step three, of a three-step approach to lift provincial health measures, effective June 15. Olds College will continue to follow the guidance provided by Alberta Health Services to provide a safe learning and working environment for our campus community.

    Effective June 15, 2022: 

    • Isolation is no longer required by the Government of Alberta, however Olds College continues to encourage students and staff to stay home if you are not feeling well. Employees are asked to notify their supervisor immediately if they feel unwell. Students are asked to fill out the Student Isolation Form if they are experiencing symptoms or have tested positive for COVID-19 and choose to isolate. 

    Social Distancing

    Social distancing is no longer mandated by a health order although it is important to remember this practice remains an effective measure for reducing your exposure to potential illnesses, we continue to encourage everyone to keep this in mind.

    Vaccine appointments can also be made online through Alberta Health Services.  ...more

Frequently Asked Questions

Updated: June 14, 2022

General Questions

Are masks still mandatory?

Effective March 1, 2022 masks are optional for all indoor public spaces.

What other measures are Olds College taking to ensure a safe campus?

Enhanced sanitation protocols, previously instituted, will continue. In addition the Facilities Maintenance team has installed enhanced air filtration (MERV 14) to all building mechanical systems.

Olds College Campus & Community

Can I attend campus if I am sick but vaccinated?

Olds College encourages all staff and students to stay home if you are not feeling well.

I have specific questions about the vaccine and if it’s the right choice for me, who should I talk to?

Please visit Alberta Health Services for all up to date information.

Olds College Students

Do I need to be vaccinated to play on a Bronco’s sports team?

No, however players must follow the hosting school’s COVID-19 protocols when playing away games, which may include a Proof of Vaccine program depending on the school.

Olds College Employees

Are there any travel restrictions?

Olds College employees are permitted to travel for professional development purposes as long as they are compliant with all Provincial and Federal travel restrictions.

Archived Information

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