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Asymptomatic COVID-19 Testing Centre ending operations May 1

As of May 1, 2022, the Asymptomatic COVID-19 Testing Centre, which supported students, faculty and staff with vaccination exemptions and led the strategic deployment of rapid antigen tests at McMaster, will be decommissioned.   This change aligns with the vaccine policy pause for spring and summer terms. Testing may resume if pandemic circumstances, public health […]

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McMaster to extend mask mandate to the end of May 2022: A letter from the President and Provost

Dear Members of the McMaster Community, As we committed to the University in our last message, we have continued to monitor the COVID pandemic and seek ongoing advice from McMaster experts and public health officials on the steps McMaster should take to continue to protect the health and safety of our community. The sixth wave […]

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GO-VAXX mobile COVID-19 vaccine clinic coming back to McMaster’s campus March 8th and 16th

The province’s GO-VAXX mobile COVID-19 vaccine clinic is once again coming to McMaster’s campus with clinics being held on Tuesday, March 8th and Wednesday, March 16th.   As the pandemic continues, public health experts are urging everyone to get vaccinated and to get a booster dose of the COVID-19 vaccine which can help increase one’s immune […]

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Tips to easily access MacCheck throughout the day

As we continue our transition to more in-person campus experiences, it’s as important as ever to participate in keeping our McMaster community safe. A key part of this layered approach to safety includes MacCheck health screening. Thank you to all students, faculty and staff for starting your day with MacCheck and completing the provincial COVID self-assessment […]

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Rapid tests available to students ahead of reading week

UPDATE: Rapid test kits available for students to pick up today To support the wellbeing of McMaster students, rapid antigen tests were distributed yesterday on a first-come, first-served basis at the Peter George Centre for Living and Learning (PGCLL) Service Desk. There are still test kits available today (Friday, February 18) from 8 a.m. until […]

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A return focused on health, safety and wellness

After three weeks with students back on campus for labs, clinics, and studio work and the return last week of students taking first year courses, the university is welcoming the return of the majority of  undergraduate and graduate students beginning February 7th. The university has implemented a multi-layered health and safety approach including providing free […]

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GO-VAXX mobile COVID-19 vaccine clinic coming to McMaster Feb. 10

A GO-VAXX mobile COVID-19 vaccine clinic is coming to McMaster’s campus on Thursday, February 10th. As the pandemic continues, public health experts are urging everyone to get vaccinated and to get a booster dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, which can help increase one’s immune response to the virus. The clinic is open to McMaster students, […]

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Winter 2022: Isolation and illness guidance

What happens if isolation is required? Decision making and supports available to you Staying home when sick or isolating when required is one of the most important ways our community members can contribute to making in-person learning and working as safe as possible.   “I would like to thank our students, faculty and staff for […]

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