If YES was answered for any of the questions for the child attending the centre or any household member (parents/guardians, siblings), your child will not be permitted to enter the centre. COVID-19 testing will be required before you can return to the centre. For more information on symptoms, COVID-testing and self-isolation, see a health care provider, visit https://www.peelregion.ca/coronavirus/testing/ or contact Peel Public Health at 905-799-7700 For the Richmond Hill Centre: https://www.york.ca/wps/portal/yorkhome/health/yr/covid-19/symptomstransmissiontreatmentandtesting/ or York Public Health at 1-877-464-9675.

Re-entry screening for previously ill individuals has to be done on a separate form and will be done over the phone (please call the centre).

Screening Form - Staff - old

  • (If temperature is 37.8°C or higher, indicate ‘yes’ for fever present)
  • In general, you are a close contact if at least one of the following apply to you:
    • You had close, prolonged, and/or unprotected contact with someone who has COVID-19 while they were infectious.
    • You had direct contact with the infectious body fluids of a person with COVID-19 (e.g., coughed or sneezed on).
    • Peel Public Health or another public health unit identified you as a close contact.
    Anyone who is sick and has any symptoms of illness, including those not listed in the screening form, should stay home and seek assessment from their health care provider if needed. For more information on symptoms, COVID-19 testing and self-isolation, consult with a health care provider, visit www.peelregion.ca/coronavirus/testing/ or contact Peel Public Health at 905-799-7700 (Caledon: 905-584-2216).
  • *Symptoms are new, worsening, and not related to other known causes or medical conditions
  • If the individual answered “YES” to any of the symptoms included under question 1:

    • Individual should stay home to isolate immediately and be tested for COVID-19 even if they are fully vaccinated or tested positive for COVID-19 in the last 90 days and have since been cleared.
    • Individual should contact their health care provider if they are unsure if testing or another treatment is needed.
    • Note: If the individual received a COVID-19 vaccination in the last 48 hours and is only experiencing mild headache, fatigue, muscle aches, and/or joint pain that only began after vaccination, then they would answer NO to this question. The individual must wear a surgical/procedure mask for their entire time at the child care setting. Their mask may only be removed to consume food or drink and they must remain at least two metres away from others when their mask has been removed. If the symptoms worsen, continue past 48 hours, or if they develop other symptoms, they should leave child care immediately to self-isolate and seek COVID-19 testing.
  • If the individual answered “YES” to question 2:

    • Remain in isolation until the end of the 14-day quarantine after return to Canada. Test if any COVID-19 symptom develops.
    • Note: Individuals who are exempt from the federal quarantine requirements include essential workers who travel across the Canada-US border regularly for work and fully vaccinated individuals who meet exemption requirements (as of July 5, 2021). These individuals would answer NO to this question.
  • If the individual answered “YES” to question 3:

    • Isolate for 10 days after last exposure to the COVID-19 case or as directed by Public Health. Follow Public Health’s guidance for testing.
    • Asymptomatic individuals who are fully vaccinated or have tested positive for COVID-19 in the last 90 days and have since been cleared do not need to self-isolate unless required by Peel Public Health. These individuals would answer NO to this question.
      • Testing for COVID-19 is still recommended for fully vaccinated individuals. Individuals who have previously tested positive should get tested only if symptoms of COVID-19 develop or if directed by Public Health to do so.
      • Individuals with immunocompromising conditions are still required to self-isolate and should get tested.
    • Symptomatic individuals must self-isolate and should get tested for COVID-19 even if they are fully vaccinated or previously positive for COVID-19 in the last 90 days and have since been cleared.
    Fully vaccinated: Individuals are considered fully vaccinated 14 days after receiving the last dose of a Health Canada approved COVID-19 vaccine (a second dose of a 2-dose vaccine, or a single dose of a 1-dose vaccine) or any combination of these vaccines.

    Individuals are also considered fully vaccinated 14 days after receiving:
    • one or two doses of a COVID-19 vaccine not approved by Health Canada, followed by one dose of a COVID-19 mRNA vaccine approved by Health Canada (e.g., Pfizer or Moderna); or
    • three doses of any COVID-19 vaccine not approved by Health Canada.
    If the fully vaccinated individual is immunocompromised, they should continue to self-isolate after being exposed to a person who has COVID-19, even if they are fully vaccinated. If they have questions about their immunocompromised status, they should speak to their health care provider.
  • If the individual answered “YES” to question 4:

    • Isolate for the recommended period of time by Public Health, even if the individual has tested negative.
  • If the individual answered “YES” to question 5:

    • The individual should get tested and isolate until they receive their results.
    • Asymptomatic individuals who are fully vaccinated or have tested positive for COVID-19 in the last 90 days and have since been cleared do not need to self-isolate unless required by Public Health. These individuals would answer NO to this question. Testing for COVID-19 is still recommended for fully vaccinated individuals. Individuals who have previously tested positive should get tested only if symptoms of COVID-19 develop or if directed by Public Health to do so. Note: Individuals with immunocompromising conditions should get tested and isolate until they receive their results.
  • If the individual answered “YES” to question 6:

    • Isolate until the person with COVID-19 symptoms receives a negative test or an alternative diagnosis by a health care provider.
    • Note: If the person experiencing symptoms received a COVID-19 vaccination in the last 48 hours and is only experiencing mild headache, fatigue, muscle aches, and/or joint pain that only began after vaccination, the staff member would answer NO to this question.
    • Individuals who are fully vaccinated or have tested positive for COVID-19 in the last 90 days and have since been cleared are not required to stay at home while the symptomatic person awaits test results. These individuals would answer NO to this question. Note: Individuals with immunocompromising conditions are still required to stay at home while the symptomatic person awaits test results.
  • If the individual answered “YES” to question 7:

    • Isolate and do not leave home except to get tested or for a medical emergency.
    • Get tested for COVID-19 with a lab-based PCR test. For more information on where to get tested click here
    • If the individual has since tested negative on a lab-based PCR test, the individual would answer NO to this question.
    • If the individual tested positive on a PCR test, the individual will need to continue isolating and can return only after they are cleared by their local public health unit.
    • Other people in the individual's household must isolate until the individual tests negative on a PCR test or are cleared by their local public health unit. Asymptomatic household members who are fully vaccinated or previously positive for COVID-19 in the last 90 days and have since been cleared are not required to isolate.
  • If the individual answered “YES” to question 8:

    • Isolate and do not leave home except to get tested or for a medical emergency.
    • If the household member has since tested negative on a lab-based PCR test, the individual would answer NO to this question.
    • The individual can return to the Child Care/EarlyON setting after the household member who tested positive on a rapid antigen test or home-based self-testing kit tests negative on a PCR test.
    • Asymptomatic individuals who are fully vaccinated or have tested positive for COVID-19 in the last 90 days and have since been cleared are not required to stay at home while the person who tested positive on a rapid antigen test or home-based self-testing kit awaits test results. These individuals would answer NO to this question. Note: Individuals with immunocompromising conditions are still required to stay at home while the person who tested positive on a rapid antigen test or home-based self-testing kit awaits test results.

If YES was answered for any of the questions, you will not be permitted to enter the centre. COVID-19 testing will be required before you can return to the centre.

For more information on symptoms, COVID-testing and self-isolation, see a health care provider, visit https://www.peelregion.ca/coronavirus/testing/ or
contact Peel Public Health at 905-799-7700 For the Richmond Hill Centre: https://www.york.ca/wps/portal/yorkhome/health/yr/covid-
19/symptomstransmissiontreatmentandtesting/ or York Public Health at 1-877-464-9675.

Re-entry screening for previously ill individuals has to be done on a separate form and will be done over the phone (please call the centre).

If YES was answered for any of the questions, you will not be permitted to enter the centre. Close contact is being coughed or sneezed on or within 2 meters of an individual with COVID-19 symptoms for 15 minutes. For more information on symptoms, COVID-testing and self-isolation, see a health care provider, visit https://www.peelregion.ca/coronavirus/testing/ or contact Peel Public Health at 905-799-7700 For the Richmond Hill Centre: https://www.york.ca/wps/portal/yorkhome/health/yr/covid-19/symptomstransmissiontreatmentandtesting/ or York Public Health at 1-877-464-9675.