Nov 11, 2020 – update

Humber’s Response to Canada’s acknowledgement of aerosol transmission of COVID-19

Humber’s current ventilation system has been set to its most effective settings and meets Health Canada’s recommendations. Currently, Health Canada does not call for HEPA filters. If this does happen, though, Humber would have to make a significant investment into changing the HVAC systems, as the current systems are not compatible with HEPA filters. 

COVID-19 Transmission on campus

Contact tracing has shown that most transmission cases have been through face-to-face interactions, not through touch points. This may be due to the intensive cleaning that has been taking place on campus, and will continue to be the protocol in place.