Quarantine resources for incoming international students

This page is full of resources to assist you in your quarantine period. Please read through all the resources to make sure you are fully prepared for arrival in Canada and your entire quarantine period.

If you need any assistance, please contact us at quarantinesupport@georgiancollege.ca

What is the Georgian mandatory quarantine period?

Upon arrival in Canada, your mandatory quarantine period is the 14 days after you arrive, plus the number of days it takes to obtain a written negative COVID-19 test result (unless Public Health advises otherwise).

Meals, groceries, necessities and other personal items

Students are responsible for ordering and receiving all meals, groceries, necessities (toiletries, hygiene products etc.) and other personal items required for your quarantine period. You must make arrangements to have all items delivered directly to your place of quarantine for your quarantine period. You will not be able to leave your residence to do shopping or errands while you are in quarantine.

Please see the ​​​​​​​information on available meals, groceries, necessities options available to support you.

Financial plan

You need to prove a financial plan to support the cost of your quarantine period in Canada. Visit the IRCC website for more information.

Expenses related to COVID-19 and quarantine

You are responsible for all costs related to your quarantine. Should you decide not to proceed with your education and training as a result of the additional costs resulting from Georgian College’s COVID-19 plans, including those relating to the Georgian College’s quarantine package, you will be eligible for a refund of any fees in accordance with the college’s refund policy.

ArriveCAN app

Before coming to Canada you must download the ArriveCAN mobile app and complete your quarantine plan.

​​​​​​​Quarantine act and other regulations

When you arrive in Canada you must have a quarantine plan in place for yourself and co-arriving family members.

The quarantine plan must meet the requirements under the Quarantine Act, as well as the requirements of government and/or health authorities, including those set out at the following web sites:

Georgian’s COVID-19 plans and protocols

Monitor your health for signs of COVID-19

You must monitor your own health, both during and after your quarantine and follow the recommendations. 

If you have COVID-19 symptoms or know or suspect that you have been in contact with someone with COVID-19, you must follow the requirements of public health authorities including those set out at the following web sites.

COVID-19 testing

Visit the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit COVID-19 Testing Centre page and click on ‘Barrie’ to find your closest testing centre.

If you need further assistance, please email quarantinesupport@georgiancollege.ca,

Physical and mental health supports

Physical and mental health, as well as other supports, are available to you through Georgian College both during and after your quarantine period and information about these supports can be found in the student portal.

Additional physical and mental health, as well as other supports, are available to you from organizations external to Georgian College, including the following:

Social stigma associated with COVID-19

You must review the information about stigma associated with COVID-19, and at all times, treat everyone, including those people who have contracted COVID-19, with respect and in compliance with Georgian Colleges policies.

Quarantine checklist

You can complete the self-quarantine/isolation checklist available on the Georgian College website.

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