North Island College students exposed to COVID-19
The North Island College campus in Campbell River is shown in an undated Google Maps image.
VICTORIA -- A Vancouver Island college is reporting a pair of COVID-19 exposures last week.
North Island College says the exposures happened March 2 and 3 at the college’s campus in Campbell River.
The exposure occurred between 4 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. on March 2 and between 8:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. on March 3.
The college said in a statement Monday the exposures were “contained to a small group of students.”
Health officials have completed contact tracing to identify anyone who was at-risk of exposure.
The school says only those who are contacted by Island Health need to self-isolate at this time.
The college advises all students to continue washing their hands, wearing masks and maintain physical distance from others.
Any student who develops COVID-19 symptoms should immediately self-isolate at home and call the Island Health testing line at 1-844-901-8442 to arrange for a coronavirus test.