UPEI, Holland College announce updates on masking, vaccination on campus

August 15, 2022
Two of Prince Edward Island’s postsecondary institutions have announced updates on their masking and vaccination expectations. The University of Prince Edward Island has announced that it will require masking again for the Fall semester, with the mandate taking effect on August 25th. UPEI Interim President Greg Keefe said that the decision was made because of the changing circumstances as more students come back to campus. “There’s going to be many more people on campus which means more contacts on campus and there certainly is an expectation of a fall wave in Canada,” said Keefe. At Holland College, masks and vaccination will not be required, but will be encouraged. The college stated that it will review whether mandatory masking needs to be put in place before the beginning of the semester. CBC (UPEI) | Radio-Canada (FR) | CBC (Holland College) (PEI)