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COVID-19 Updates - pharma-medical-college

This is the official Pharma-Medical source of information on the COVID-19 pandemic and updates related to our academic program delivery, precautions to ensure the health and safety of students.

Please continue to check this website to keep up-to-date regarding the latest information. Pharma-Medical College social media will also provide regular important updates

If you have any questions, please email us at info@pharmamedical.ca. We will respond as soon as possible.

Here is the latest information:

Jan 12, 2021

  • The Ontario government has issued a stay-at-home order, which goes into effect at midnight on Thursday, Jan 14. Pharma-Medical on-campus learning activities are not affected and will continue as scheduled with limited Hands-On Learning
  • This order requires everyone to remain at home with exceptions for essential purposes with limits to public outdoor gatherings.
  • Individuals are required to wear masks and maintain a physical distance of 2 metres

Jan 1, 2021

The Government of Canada has announced that, beginning Jan. 7, 2021 at 12:01 a.m. (E.S.T.)

  • Anyone flying to Canada from another country must provide electronic or written documentation (test results) showing that they have tested negative for COVID-19.
  • The test must be conducted no earlier than 72 hours prior to your flight, and a COVID-19 molecular polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test must be used.
  • Test result must be from a lab accredited by an external organization

If you plan to arrive in Canada prior to Jan. 7, 2021, we strongly advise you to obtain a PCR test prior to date of your travelling

Ontario Premier Doug Ford has announced a province-wide shutdown, beginning Dec. 26 to stop the spread of the COVID-19 virus.  Pharma-Medical College on-campus activities are not affected and will continue as scheduled.

Dec 14,2020

Students will be maintaining a physical distance of at least 2 metres while in classrooms with an exception of teaching where instruction cannot be provided due to physical distancing

The total no. of students permitted in instructional space must be limited to maintain a physical distance of at least 2 metres from every other person in the business and cannot exceed 50 persons for prescribed programs which support healthcare workforce response, or 10 person of any other program

  • The prescribed programs that support the health care workforce response include:
    • Diagnostic Cardiac Sonography
    • Diagnostic Medical Sonography
    • Diagnostic Ultrasound
    • Medical Imaging
    • Medical Laboratory Assistant
    • Medical Laboratory Technician
    • Medical Radiation Technology
    • Medicine
    • Mental Health and Addictions Services, including Psychology Services, Social Work Services and Counselling Services
    • Nursing
    • Paramedic
    • Personal Support Worker, Supportive Care Worker, Home Care Worker or a Similar Occupation
    • Pharmacy/Pharmacy Technician
    • Public Health Inspector (if the program is accredited by the Canadian Institute of Public Health Inspectors)
    • Rehabilitation Sciences (Nutrition, Speech Language Pathology, Occupational Science, and Physiotherapy)
    • Respiratory Therapy

For examinations held in campus, each and every student in the examination room must remain at least 2 meters apart from each student to maintain physical distancing. On the other hand, the total no. of students who are scheduled to take exam in the same room cannot exceed 10 students or 50 students if the exam is prescribed program that supports healthcare workforce response (Listed in the list above)

Nov 23, 2020

– As of Nov. 23, Toronto and Peel Region will move into lockdown. Pharma-Medical College is open for virtual learning and current in-person learning activities are not affected and will continue as scheduled.

Pharma-Medical College students are reminded not to come to college if:

– You have tested positive for or have symptoms of COVID-19

– You have been in contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19

-If you feel sick, please self-isolate and stay safe

We will continue to provide necessary updates for COVID-19