COVID-19 and Respiratory Illnesses (e.g. Influenza (flu), Respiratory Syncytial Virus, COVID-19, etc.)

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Updated January 8, 2024.

For the latest information on the University of Toronto’s response, please see the UTogether and the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) webpages. Faculty, librarians, and staff can also visit the PSEC Divisonal COVID-19 Materials and Returning to Campus websites for more information.  If you have any questions, please contact EHS (

Mask are not required. The University supports your choice but do encourage the use of masks. Please also review and follow the general precautions here: COVID-19 Precaution/Symptoms Poster 

The University continues to encourage vaccination for all UofT community members and visitors to be primary series vaccinated and to obtain booster shots (3rd, 4th, etc.). For additional information, please visit UofT’s COVID-19 and Flu Vaccines webpage. If you have any specific concerns, talk to your health care provider about treatment options in case you get sick. 

Daily self-screening is not required but individuals should continue to stay home if they are ill. Individuals are encouraged to use the Provincial health screening tool and follow instructions from the tool (where applicable). For additional information, please visit: Procedures in the Event of Symptoms/Confirmed Case of COVID-19 or Other Respiratory Illnesses.


COVID-19 Guidelines