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Decommission of the Power House

The new Water Supply Centre is now completed, and the old water mains at the Power House is scheduled to be disconnected between April 9-14, 2021. To facilitate the work, there will be changes to the flow of water in UBC’s pipe, however, disruptions are not anticipated.

UBC selected as a Vaccination Site by Vancouver Coastal Health

UBC has entered an agreement with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH), enabling them the use of Pharmaceutical Sciences Building (PharmSci) to host a vaccination site for administering COVID-19 vaccines to eligible members of the public, based on specific phases of B.C.’s COVID-19 Immunization Plan.

B.C. Government Updates the Provincial Restrictions on Gatherings

Dr. Bonnie Henry, B.C.’s provincial health officer, and Adrian Dix, Minister of Health, have issued a joint statement regarding updates on the COVID-19 response in British Columbia, and the B.C. Government has updated the advice posted on the Province-wide Restrictions webpage: “The PHO is amending the gathering and events order. Up to 10 people may […]

Province-wide restrictions extended until Feb. 5

On January 7, 2021, the Provincial Health Officer announced the extension of province-wide restrictions that have been in place in B.C. since November 19, 2020, until February 5, 2021, at midnight. This order affects the UBC Point Grey, Robson Square, Okanagan campuses and off-campus UBC sites within British Columbia. UBC’s top priority is the health […]

Update to the COVID-19 Campus Rules & Self-Assessment Requirements

UBC has recently made the following updates:   The COVID-19 Campus Rules have been updated to align to Provincial Best Practices. Find the new version by visiting https://srs.ubc.ca/covid-19/safety-planning/covid-19-safety-training-rules/ Note: Sometimes you will need to clear your browser cache history to see the most up-to-date version of the file.    The COVID-19 Self-Assessment Requirements have been […]