Individuals who cannot be Fully Vaccinated against COVID-19 as a result of a medical condition or other ground protected by the Ontario Human Rights Code, may apply for an exemption.
Individuals applying for exemptions may be required to provide supporting medical or other relevant documentation requested by the University. Individuals who cannot be Fully Vaccinated because they are under the age that vaccinations are available are exempt from the vaccination provisions of Lakehead's Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination Policy.
Completed exemption application forms by Lakehead University EMPLOYEES must be emailed to employeeCOVIDexemptions@lakeheadu.ca.
Completed exemption application forms by Lakehead University STUDENTS must be emailed to studentCOVIDexemptions@lakeheadu.ca.
Contractors’ employees accessing Lakehead University Premises should follow their employers’ policies and procedures regarding attestation, provision of Proof of Vaccination, and exemption applications. Contractors accessing Lakehead University Premises must implement policies and procedures that are substantially the same as this Policy.
All other individuals’ exemption application forms must be emailed to COVIDexemptions@lakeheadu.ca.
Before accessing Lakehead University Premises, Individuals whose exemption applications are approved must submit a negative Rapid Test result in accordance with Lakehead University Testing Procedures.
If ongoing access to Lakehead University Premises is required, such individuals will be required to present a negative Rapid Testing in the frequency as determined by Lakehead University in accordance with the University’s testing procedures.