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CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) UPDATE FROM BOOTH UNIVERSITY COLLEGE March 15, 2020

CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) UPDATE FROM BOOTH UNIVERSITY COLLEGE March 15, 2020

March 15, 2020

Booth UC continues to support the health and safety of all Students, Faculty and Staff as we work in partnership with public health officials with regards to COVID-19. 

To this effect, and in response to further government and public health announcements since our last update on Saturday, in-person classes are cancelled on March 16 and 17, 2020. Alternate plans for the completion of the academic term will be announced by end of day on Tuesday, March 17, 2020.

All Booth UC sponsored public events between now and April 1, 2020, are cancelled. 

At this time, Booth UC will remain open for Faculty and Staff and Student inquiries.    

Please continue to practice social distancing, frequent hand washing, using sanitizers and wipes as provided, and limit or cancel non-essential in-person meetings.

Continue to monitor the Booth UC website at BoothUC.ca, social media and email for current and accurate information. Any general questions can be directed to communications@boothuc.ca.

RESOURCES/SOURCES 

World Health Organization: 

https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019

Public Health Agency of Canada: 

https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/diseases/2019-novel-coronavirus-infection.html

Manitoba Health:

https://www.gov.mb.ca/health/coronavirus/

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: 

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/index.html

Health Links – please call 204-788-8200 or toll-free 1-888-315-9257