The response to a pandemic event will vary depending on the type of virus or disease outbreak.  Taking every-day precautionary measures such as proper hand washing can help prevent widespread outbreaks of influenza and other disease.  SFU Health & Counselling will provide more information on specific health related incidents as appropriate.

Visit the BC Health Link to learn more about the symptoms and preventative measures for dealing with various types of illness.

SFU’s Communicable Disease Plan highlights ongoing measures SFU is taking to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and all communicable diseases, eg H1N1, measles, the flu etc…

Click here to review SFU's Communicable Disease Plan.


Safety and health tips


If you think you have come in contact with any type of infectious disease contact the BC Health Line at 8-1-1                                             


For more information about the flu, its symptoms and prevention measures visit: