As part the Board’s COVID-19 immunization disclosure protocol, all board staff at Peterborough Victoria Northumberland and Clarington (PVNC) Catholic District School Board must provide one of the following:
- Proof of all required doses of a COVID-19 vaccine approved by the World Health Organization.
- Written proof of a medical reason, provided by either a physician or nurse practitioner that sets out:
a. that the person cannot be vaccinated against COVID-19; and
b. the effective time period for the medical reason (i.e., permanent or time-limited).
- Proof that the individual has completed the educational program prescribed by the Ministry of Education.
Employees who are not fully vaccinated must regularly complete rapid antigen testing for COVID-19 and demonstrate a negative result three times weekly and provide verification of the negative test result to the Board.
As directed by the Ministry of Education, PVNC must publicly post aggregated depersonalized statistical information about the status of the Board’s immunization disclosure protocol on a monthly basis.
COVID-19 Vaccination Disclosure Attestation Summary
As of Nov. 12, 2021
|Total number of individuals to which the policy will apply||School board employees
|Occasional and temporary school board employees||Other individuals²|
|Total number of individuals who have attested to being fully vaccinated (with and without supporting documentation)||1547||88.4%||483||64%||531||75%|
|Total number of individuals who are partially vaccinated||6||0.3%||4||0.5%||1||0.1%|
|Total number of individuals who provided a documented medical reason for not being fully vaccinated||2||0.1%||0||–||0||–|
|The number of individuals who have attested to not being fully vaccinated||77||4.4%||40||5.3%||60||8.5%|
|The number of individuals who have not yet submitted an attestation form||117||6.6%||222||29.6%||63||8.9%|
¹Excludes Occasional and Temporary School Board Employees
²Other individuals include those frequently in schools or other settings who may have direct contact with students or staff (e.g. visitors, volunteers, contractors, other professionals and student transportation drivers)
Of those school board employees and trustees who have submitted an attestation, 95% of individuals have attested to being fully vaccinated.