Fanshawe School lifts vaccination and masks mandates for fall semester – London

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Fanshawe College is lifting its mandatory mask and vaccination guidelines as students return to in-person study for the fall semester.

The college reports that 65 percent of classes will be in-person, and on-campus residences will be near full capacity.

School officials say the decision to lift the requirements is based on recent advice from the Middlesex-London Health Unit.

“Students and staff are strongly advised to mask themselves indoors and keep up to date with recommended doses of the COVID-19 vaccine,” said Peter Gilbert, Fanshawe’s chief infrastructure officer.

“We will continue to follow the advice and recommendations of our regional health authorities, which may include reintroducing some COVID-19 protocols during the academic year as the need arises.”

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Staff say the college is continuing to communicate with local health officials to monitor COVID-19 in the area.

All planned student and staff events are proceeding as planned this fall, including student orientation and varsity athletics activities.

Students can access student services both on campus and virtually.

On Tuesday, September 6, from 1:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., at the College’s London campus at 1001 Fanshawe College Blvd. established a vaccination clinic for all employees and students.

Classes are scheduled to start on Wednesday 7th September.

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