COVID-19 or Coronavirus

Important information for the YTC College community

As of 4 pm Friday, March 13, 2020, the College is responding to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic by suspending all in-person courses. All courses will now be delivered online beginning the week of March 16, 2020.

Information for Students Regarding COVID-19

Beginning Thursday, March 19, 2020, our campus will be closed. Staff will be working remotely to support students. If you need to see anyone in person at the College, please make an appointment ahead of time. Call your program head at the following numbers:

UCEP and ESDW: 587-525-6142
GS, Admin, IGP, and IBAG: 587-525-6145
IEA and IHSW: 587-525-6152
ISWD and IBSW: 587-525-6160
IESR and REIA: 587-525-6150
ILP and Pre-Ed: 780-784-7836
Library: 780-784-7835

If you are feeling unwell please do not come to the College for any reason. Some common symptoms of COVID-19 include fever, tiredness, and a dry cough. There have also been some reports of aches, pains, nasal congestion, sore throat and/or diarrhea.

We encourage students to do the following to prevent the spread of COVID-19:

  • Regular hand-washing with soap

  • Covering coughs and sneezes

  • Avoid touching your eyes, mouth, and nose with unwashed hands.

  • Practice social distancing and don’t shake hands with other people.

  • If you have symptoms, please call 811 - do not go to your doctor's office or hospital.

  • If it is an emergency, always call 911.

For further information, please visit Alberta Health Services online here.

If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact us by phone at (780) 484-0303 or email us at Regular updates will be provided on Facebook and via your email address. 

We care about our Elders, students, and staff, and we are doing everything we can to keep our community safe. Children are more vulnerable; please do not bring them to the College if you are planning to use the Library or other essential services.