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York has paused its mandatory masking policy.

In alignment with Ontario’s Chief Medical Officer of Health’s guidance on masks, York paused the mandatory face mask protocol effective June 28, 2022. The University continues to monitor the impact of COVID-19 and public health guidelines and, if necessary, masking requirements will be reinstated.

The University encourages community members to wear a mask in indoor spaces, especially where physical distancing is not possible. Everyone’s choice to continue masking based on comfort levels and health needs should be respected.

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Where can I get a mask on campus?

Community members with a valid YU-card may purchase masks from vending machines located on the Keele and Glendon Campuses. Vending machines are being stocked with level 3 masks and N95 masks.

Where supplies permit, York will make masks available to community members in need free of charge at advising offices, student support offices and Libraries.

If you need to update your YU-card, please visit: https://www.yorku.ca/yucard/