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UPDATED: Non-Medical Masks and Facing Coverings

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McMaster University decisions related to COVID-19 are based on Public Health advice and government policy. Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) will be provided where it is necessary as a reasonable precaution for the protection of employees when the work is required and the risk related to COVID-19 cannot be sufficiently mitigated through physical distancing and proper […]

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Guiding Principles for 2020 Vacation Time

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With the current global restrictions on travel, the provincial closure of non-essential services, and the reality of social distancing requirements, vacation time may look a little different this year.  But taking care of your own well-being and that of your family continues to be important and enjoying vacation time is of even greater importance in […]

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Learning how to help students in stressful times — a new program for McMaster faculty and staff


  Even though students aren’t physically on campus, their stresses and mental health problems don’t disappear. Under these increasingly uncertain circumstances, some stresses can be amplified and new ones may develop, at a time when effective supports and coping strategies can be harder to find. […]

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