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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 […]

B.C. Government Update on Province-wide Restrictions

On Monday, December 7, 2020, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the BC Government have released the following information: “By order and direction of the Provincial Health Officer (PHO), all events and social gatherings are suspended to significantly reduce COVID-19 transmission related to social interactions and travel. The order is in effect from November 19, […]

FAQ: COVID-19 Self-Assessment Requirements

A UBC Broadcast was issued November 26, 2020, updating the UBC community on self-assessment requirements. UBC is committed to keeping the UBC community safe and as per the Campus Rules, daily self-assessments should be completed by all students, faculty, staff, and others before coming to a UBC premises. Learn more by reading the Frequently Asked […]