Dalhousie is committed to the health and safety of everyone who works, studies, and lives at our university.

Our COVID safety plans are informed by input from our COVID-19 Science Advisory Council, which includes several of Dalhousie’s leading experts in disease research and epidemiology.

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Stay home when you're sick

If you feel unwell, don't come to campus — and seek out testing. Learn what to do if you are sick.

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Get vaccinated and boosted

 Protect yourself and others by staying current with recommended shots as they are made available to you.

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Wear your mask

Masks are required in classrooms, labs, exams and other instructional spaces and are strongly recommended in crowded indoor spaces. Learn more about masks.

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Practice proper hygiene

Wash your hands regularly and make use of campus hand sanitizer.  

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Respect people’s space

Keep your distance when possible or requested — and stay safe by wearing your mask in gathering spaces.

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Be a good neighbour

Respect our shared community, on campus and off, by following rules and recommendations.

Dalhousie contact information

  Health-related inquiries
Travel-related inquiries
Dalhousie students Student Health and Wellness
902-494-2171 (Halifax)
902-893-6369 (Truro)
International Centre
902-494-1566 (Halifax)
902-893-6672 (Truro)
international.centre@dal.ca
Dalhousie faculty and staff
For information about COVID-19, visit novascotia.ca/coronvirus or

Employee Family and Assistance program
1-800-387-4765

Human Resources
902-494-3700
hr@dal.ca



Campus ventilation
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A continued focus on ventilation and air quality helps prevent the transmission of airborne diseases. Dal’s Facilities and Environmental Health & Safety teams have reviewed ventilation in every learning space (600+), along with research and office spaces across campus, guided by current engineering best practice as well as with COVID-19 guidance from specific ventilation and facilities groups such as ASHRAE and APPA and REHVA. Read more on Dal News.