Update 42: October 14, 2021

On Sept. 20, 2021 Olds College implemented the Government of Alberta’s Proof of Vaccine Policy Program, as outlined under Health Order 42-2021 Exemption Request, in order to uphold the integrity of our learning environment by continuing to offer access to hands-on, in-person learning in a safe environment for our staff and students. 

As outlined by the Government of Alberta: 

As part of the Government of Alberta’s Proof of Vaccine Policy Program for post-secondaries, masks remain mandatory for indoor public spaces. 

If you are sick, stay home.

If you are feeling unwell, stay home and fill out the online COVID-19 Self Assessment or call 811. We must all continue to monitor our health and to practice good hygiene habits like hand washing. All staff and students must continue to follow the isolation and quarantine requirements. Any student who is experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 that are not related to a pre-existing illness or health condition should fill out the Student Isolation Registration form. Employees should notify their managers.

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Update 42: October 14, 2021

On Sept. 20, 2021 Olds College implemented the Government of Alberta’s Proof of Vaccine Policy Program, as outlined under Health Order 42-2021 Exemption Request, in order to uphold the integrity of our learning environment by continuing to offer access to hands-on, in-person learning in a safe environment for our staff and students. 

As outlined by the Government of Alberta: 

  • All post-secondary proof of vaccine programs must ensure:

    • All students and staff have been vaccinated with at least a first dose of a World Health Organization (WHO) approved COVID-19 vaccine no later than September 20, 2021, and be fully immunized with a WHO-approved COVID-19 vaccine no later than November 1, 2021.

      • It is important to note that full immunization occurs 14 days after the second dose is received, so you must receive your second dose by Oct. 18, 2021. 

  • You will be required to provide a negative rapid-test result if:

    • You only have one dose of vaccine as of Nov.1, 2021,

    • You are not fully immunized. Full immunization occurs 14 days after the second dose is received.

  • Students and staff who remain unvaccinated or are vaccinated after these dates must be able to show:

    • proof of medical exemption from vaccination or

    • produce negative results from COVID-19 tests that are conducted regularly (for example, twice weekly) by the institution or a private test provider.

As part of the Government of Alberta’s Proof of Vaccine Policy Program for post-secondaries, masks remain mandatory for indoor public spaces. 

If you are sick, stay home.

If you are feeling unwell, stay home and fill out the online COVID-19 Self Assessment or call 811. We must all continue to monitor our health and to practice good hygiene habits like hand washing. All staff and students must continue to follow the isolation and quarantine requirements. Any student who is experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 that are not related to a pre-existing illness or health condition should fill out the Student Isolation Registration form. Employees should notify their managers.