The University of Windsor's isolation requirements align with direction from the Province of Ontario and Windsor-Essex County Health Unit (WECHU).
COVID-19 presents itself through a variety of symptoms typically associated with a cold or flu. Please review the following information.
Employee illness and/or absence must be reported to supervisors regardless of whether you attend campus or not.
1. Have you tested positive for COVID-19 (PCR or rapid antigen test) or, are currently experiencing any COVID-19 symptoms not related to seasonal allergies or other known causes or conditions?
Review the Province of Ontario two-tier symptom flowchart for guidance.
If YES, do not attend campus. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to receive further instructions.
If NO, proceed to question #2.
2. Have have you been identified as a “close contact” of a COVID-19 positive or presumed positive individual?
Close contact is defined as:
- Having been less than two metres apart for at least a cumulative duration of 15 minutes in a 24-hour period with a COVID-19 positive or presumed positive individual, within 48-hours (2 days) before their symptoms began, or, if no symptoms, the date of their positive test; or:
- Living in the same home.
Please note: this definition does not apply to individuals who wear prescribed Personal Protective Equipment.
If NO, complete the self-assessment questionnaire and if you receive a green “approved” badge you may proceed to campus.
If YES, review the Province of Ontario Close Contact Identification guidelines.
If you are not required to isolate, complete the self-assessment questionnaire and if you receive a green “approved” badge you may proceed to campus.