COVID-19 Facts

Sask Polytech Nursing and Health Science students had an opportunity to do a Q&A with medical research expert Dr. Joseph Blondeau, Clinical Microbiologist and Head of Clinical Microbiology at Royal University Hospital (Saskatoon Health Region) and the University of Saskatchewan in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. This is useful information for everyone. Listen here.



COVID-19 Symptoms

Symptoms of COVID-19 include fever, cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing. The Government of Saskatchewan has provided a self-assessment tool to determine whether you should be tested for COVID-19.

We understand that the continued spread of the virus may be generating concern and uncertainty for many. Updated information and online resources are available at:


COVID-19 Prevention

We encourage the entire Sask Polytech community to continue to follow preventative actions, including:

  • Practice proper cough and sneezing etiquette;
  • Washing hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds;
  • Avoid touching eyes, mouth and nose with unwashed hands;
  • Maintain safe food practices; and,
  • Avoid close contact with others.
Self-monitoring, self-isolation, isolation differences
Social distancing infographic


The health of our students is important to us. Counselling and other services are available to help you during this challenging time.

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