Appendix A

Appendix A:  York University - COVID-19 Screening Checklist

This checklist provides basic information only. It is not intended to take the place of medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.

As you know, COVID-19 continues to evolve quickly. Given this situation, we are conducting passive screening for potential risks of COVID-19 with everyone entering the campus to ensure the safety and well-being of our community.

Screening questions:

  1. Do you have any of the following symptoms? Choose any or all symptoms that are new, worsening,
    and not related to other known causes or conditions:

    • Fever (feeling hot to the touch, a temperature of 37.8 degrees Celsius/100.4 degrees Fahrenheit or higher)
    • Chill
    • New onset of cough
    • Worsening chronic cough
    • Croup (barking cough)
    • Shortness of breath
    • Difficulty breathing
    • Difficulty swallowing
    • Sore throat
    • Headache that is unusual or long lasting
    • Decrease or loss of sense of taste or smell
    • Unexplained fatigue/malaise/muscle aches
    • Nausea/vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal pain
    • Runny nose/nasal congestion without other known cause
    • Pink eye (conjunctivitis)
    • Falling down often

 Yes
 No

  1. Have you traveled outside Canada within the last 14 days?

 Yes
 No

  1. Have you travelled outside of Ontario (within Canada) in the last 14 days?

 Yes
 No

  1. In the last 14 days, have you been in close physical contact with someone who currently has
    COVID-19? This includes getting a COVID-19 Alert exposure notification.

 Yes
 No

  1. Has a doctor, health care provider (i.e., Telehealth), or public health told you that you should
    currently be isolating (staying at home)?

 Yes
 No

If you have answered YES to any one of the questions, you are not to attend any York campus/location. Refer to ‘What you need to know’ for the next steps.

If you have answered NO to all questions, you have passed the passive screening and can enter the campus/location. Note: If you are observed displaying any Covid19 related symptoms after being granted access, you will be required to leave immediately.

While on campus, you are expected to:

  • Maintain a physical distance of 2m (6 feet) from others
  • Practice frequent hand hygiene
  • Practice respiratory etiquette by coughing and sneezing into your sleeve, and
  • Wear a mask or face covering in all enclosed spaces
  • Wear eye protection (i.e., safety glasses, face shield) in addition to a mask or face
    covering if within 2 meters of someone who is not wear a mask or face covering.

Please continue to follow Government of Ontario and Toronto Public Health COVID-19 prevention measures.

 Thank you.