Symptoms range from common to severe respiratory illnesses and include:
• difficulty breathing
Many of these symptoms are similar to seasonal influenza. Should you experience these symptoms AND have recently travelled internationally to an affected region, avoid contact with others and follow-up with your health care professional. In advance of attending a clinic advise them of your symptoms and travel history.
Continue to practise good hand washing techniques and hygiene practices.
As is the usual best practice, we encourage students and staff to:
• Wash your hands frequently and use hand sanitizer when needed
• Cough or sneeze into your elbow
• If you sick with a cold or the flu stay home
All classes at ILAC and ILAC International College in Toronto and Vancouver will be held online from March 16th until March 30th, or until further notice. All additional activities, including orientations and trips, are being postponed.
If you have recently arrived from another country, please self-isolate for a period of 14 days.
If you are planning come to Canada, please be advised that Canada has closed its borders to foreign travellers to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
If you are planning to travel, please consult the Government of Canada website for travel advice and advisories related to COVID-19. Please be advised that Canada has closed its borders to foreign travellers to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Students who are planning to travel outside of Canada are encouraged to:
ILAC contact information for questions and concerns:
Those who develop symptoms should contact:
Toronto Public Health Line: 416-338-7600
BC Provincial Health Line: 811
For more information, please visit the following resources: