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COVID-19 Case identified at NSCC’s Akerley Campus

November 30, 2020 – Media Release

On Sunday [Nov. 29], NSCC was notified of a positive COVID-19 test connected to a member of our community.
 
The individual was last on our Akerley Campus on November 20, 2020. Anyone considered a close contact of the individual will be contacted by Public Health – Nova Scotia. The area accessed on campus has been closed and is being cleaned according to our COVID-19 protocols.

The individual is self-isolating and receiving direction and support from Public Health. They are aware that they may not return to NSCC until they’ve received advice from Public Health that it is safe to do so.

The campus has reached out to offer support and well wishes for a full recovery. However, NSCC can’t share details about the individual due to privacy legislation.

NSCC Akerley Campus will continue to work with Public Health and encourages everyone to continue to take all precautions advised by Public Health officials to protect each other and our communities from COVID-19.

More information on the College’s COVID-19 safety measures can be found on College Operations/Coming to Campus 

About NSCC

NSCC is committed to building Nova Scotia's economy and quality of life through education and innovation, transforming Nova Scotia one learner at a time. NSCC offers more than 130 career-oriented programs throughout the province at our 14 campuses, including our online eCampus. Programs are offered through five academic schools – Access, Education and Language; Business and Creative Industries; Health and Human Services, Technology and Environment; Trades and Transportation – and reflect the labour market needs and opportunities in Nova Scotia. NSCC's primary goal: student success. An annual survey of College graduates shows that 91% are employed one year after graduation, most in their field of study, with 90% of those employed living and working in Nova Scotia. 

For more information

Kathleen Cameron, NSCC Manager, External Relations
902-499-7844,