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COVID-19 Human Resources Information

On this page you will find the latest supports for employees and leaders to navigate the ongoing pandemic, returning to work onsite, and employee health and well-being.

If you have any questions, please contact our HR team or email us directly at

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McMaster University is committed to providing and maintaining healthy and safe working and learning environments for all workers, students, volunteers and visitors. This is achieved by observing best practices which meet or exceed the standards to comply with legislative requirements. Our workers’ commitment to the University community is integral to the success of the institution. McMaster continues to take every reasonable precaution to ensure the health and safety of the campus community.

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Welcome Back to Mac! Learn More

Read the latest campus updates for students, faculty and staff.

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Your Health and Safety Learn More

Read FAQs and learn about safety measures for the McMaster community including training, distancing, masking, screening, testing, etc.

Also visit our My Health webpage for additional support.

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Vaccination Mandate Learn More

Starting September 7, all McMaster faculty, students and staff will be required to upload proof of vaccination to the MacCheck digital tool and complete daily COVID health screening.

COVID-19 Daily Check-in and Positive Case Reporting View confirmed cases on campus

Use these step-by-step guides for instructions on daily check-in requirements and reporting of positive COVID-19 cases:

Workplace Health and Safety Guidance Learn More

View checklists and guidelines to assist supervisors in planning for a return to campus.

Also view our COVID-19 safety plan.

Supervisor Guide Learn More

Resources and information for chairs and employment supervisors.

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Working Onsite Learn More

What to know as employees prepare to resume onsite work or continue to work onsite.

Psychological Well-Being Learn More

Resources and initiatives available to support employee well-being, both at work and home.

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