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Covid-19 (Coronavirus) Updates

As of August 25, 2022, SUNY Canton will no longer be tracking COVID-19 cases. The college’s leadership remain in close contact with state and federal public health officials. SUNY Canton continues to follow the CDC's guidance on Isolation and Precautions for People with COVID-19.

If you test positive for COVID-19, whether you are a residential or commuter student, please contact the Davis Health Center at 315-386-7333 or healthcenter@canton.edu, to notify them of your positive test. The health center can provide you with medications and other supportive measures while you are in isolation.

Student COVID Vaccination Requirement

  • For any COVID-related or medical concerns or questions, please reach out to the Davis Health Center at healthcenter@canton.edu or 315-386-7333 and they would be glad to assist you!
  • COVID Vaccine is REQUIRED for all students with an in-person presence (living on campus, taking in-person classes, using in-person services/support on campus) and the vaccine series must be complete at least two weeks before the start of the fall semester.
    • Please note if you are seeking a medical or religious exemption the forms may be accessed and submitted through the Student Patient Portal.
    • Online students: You are exempt from the vaccine requirement if you do not come to the campus for any reason, but must fill out the exemption form in the linked above Student Patient Portal.
    • The committee reviews the submitted exemptions periodically, so please be patient while awaiting a response or feel free to give the Health Center a call to check on the status of your submitted exemption.

COVID Booster Vaccine:

  • While booster vaccines are not required, we strongly encourage students to remain up-to-date on all COVID booster doses as they offer protection against severe COVID infection!
  • Please note that if you are not up-to-date with your booster shot and you are deemed a close contact of a positive case, you will need to quarantine per our local public health and CDC guidance.