The Infectious Disease Emergency Response Plan, developed in consultation with the Halton Region Public Health Department, ensures clear communication and a coordinated response in the event of an outbreak of influenza.

The plan outlines how our school board will respond in the event of an influenza outbreak and provides measures for prevention, communication, and business continuity in the event of a declared pandemic.

We work in close contact with Halton Region Public Health Department, who work closely with the Ontario Ministry of Health and the Public Health Agency of Canada​ to mitigate the impacts on our school system in the event of a pandemic. This plan is updated to ensure it is aligned with regional, provincial and federal plans and responses.

At HCDSB, the safety and well-being of our students, families and staff is our highest priority. We remain committed to providing timely and transparent communication, and work to ensure our school board is healthy and safe for all students, families and staff.