Self-isolation/Reporting Absences FAQ

Monitor yourself and those close to you for symptoms similar to the flu or common cold such as coughing, sneezing, sore throat, fever or difficulty breathing. If you need to self-isolate, you should confirm symptoms withHealth Linksby calling 204-788-8200 or toll-free 1-888-315-9257, or a medical doctor/health provider.

You may wish to access theManitoba COVID-19 screening toolposted online by Shared Health Manitoba.

Is self-isolation required if I'm returning from travel?

Follow theAdvice for Travelers and Contacts of COVID-19 Casesprovided by Manitoba’s provincial medical health officer.Anyone entering Manitoba, including people coming from Western Canada, have to self-isolate for 14 days. If you are afully immunized domestic traveller and two weeks have passed since your last dose at the time of your arrival, you are exempt from needing to self-isolate (quarantine) under the provincial travel order.

All members of the community returning from a jurisdiction with anactive travel health noticefrom the Government of Canada, whether the travel was business or personal travel, are expected to take reasonable steps to prevent exposing our community to risk.

What should I do if I am faculty or staff that will be missing work due to COVID-19 related self-isolation or illness?

Please visit theFaculty and Staff FAQfor answers to your work-related questions.