Postsecondary institutions take steps to monitor, prepare for potential monkeypox outbreaks

In an article for University Affairs, Mark Cardwell describes the steps postsecondary institutions in Toronto, Montréal, and Vancouver are taking to monitor monkeypox as the Fall semester begins. In Toronto, York University is staying in contact with public health agencies on potential recommendations, Toronto Metropolitan University is developing protocols to manage potential cases on campus, and the University of Toronto has posted monkeypox-related resources on its website. In Montréal, McGill University’s Student Wellness Hub is providing information on monkeypox, while in Vancouver, the University of British Columbia has developed a communicable disease prevention framework and is planning to start to offer monkeypox testing and vaccines for students. University Affairs Note: Archived stories may contain dead links or be missing source links.

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