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  • Masks encouraged, not required

    At the University of Manitoba wearing a mask is strongly encouraged, particularly in indoor settings where distancing may be challenging. This his aligns UM with current public health practices across the province, underscoring our commitment to collective well-being.

Indoor air quality

The building safety program ensures that the University of Manitoba meets all the requirements to ensure a safe working environment, including indoor air quality.

UM Health and Safety Office

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COVID-19 vaccine and booster information

All adults (age 18+) can receive a booster shot (third dose) of a COVID-19 vaccine. Some adults who are at increased risk of severe illness from COVID-19 are also eligible to receive a second booster dose. Boosters are available at any location that offers the COVID-19 vaccine. At least a four-month timeframe between second and third doses is recommended. Visit the Province of Manitoba website for eligibility criteria and information on where to book a vaccine.

University Health Service is offering both Pfizer and Moderna boosters. Call 204-474-8411 to book an appointment. 

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