- For the most up-to-date information about human swine flu visit the Vancouver Island Health Authority website.
- For information on the Human Swine Flu in Arabic, French, Japanese, Korean, Chinese, please visit the Health Services website.
- For travel advisories visit the Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada website.
2009 Influenza A H1N1 (Human Swine Flu)
The university continues to monitor the 2009 Influenza A H1N1 situation and an advisory group of representatives from key campus areas is managing the university's response and preparing for an anticipated increase in cases this fall.
UVic is also working closely with public health officials and will continue to follow their lead and direction.
Students, staff and faculty are encouraged to check this website for updates.
Faculty and staff who feel ill and exhibit flu-like symptoms are advised to stay home and phone their family doctor.
Students who are ill can check the Health Services website to clarify the symptoms of flu and learn how to take care of themselves and when to contact a Health Services physician or HealthLinkBC (phone 8-1-1).
If you feel ill isolate yourself at home, wash your hands frequently and thoroughly with soap and warm water, and minimize social contact. Do not share personal items.
Guidance for post-secondary institutions regarding the prevention and management of H1N1 is provided by the Public Health Agency of Canada.
For more information, please see our frequently asked questions for university and community members.
Do you have more questions about A H1N1?
- See our list of Frequently Asked Questions