General Health Guidelines

Sheridan College (SC) has and will continue to regularly review all safety guidelines and make appropriate changes based on the best interest of students, employees, and visitors. All students, employees, and visitors to any SC location will be expected to follow all current health and safety-related guidelines. All college-sanctioned activities have returned to pre-COVID-governed levels. This means all in-person classes remain at full-capacity, on-campus housing remains at regular occupancy, and dining and common areas are available at full-capacity.

COVID-19 and other respiratory illnesses

On March 1, 2024, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued updated recommendations regarding how people can protect themselves and their communities from respiratory viruses, including COVID-19.

For any respiratory viral illness, including influenza, COVID-19, and RSV, the CDC recommends staying home and away from others. The recommendations suggest returning to normal activities when, for at least 24 hours, symptoms are improving overall. If fever was present, it should be gone without the use of a fever-reducing medication before resuming normal activities.

Health and Safety Protocols

SC will continue to monitor matters of public safety and recommend continuation of best practices, including:

  • Frequent handwashing,
  • Keeping living and learning spaces clean (wipes will remain available in all highly utilized spaces),
  • Utilization of vaccinations, and
  • Staying home if feeling ill.
  • There may continue to be additional safety-related requirements in certain academic disciplines, such as dental hygiene or nursing.

Public Safety Announcements will be shared when/if changes warrant a message and will be communicated by email.