COVID-19 - The Return to Work Process

Occupational Health and Wellness (OHW) provides return to work guidance for all University of Guelph faculty and staff that are working on-site or remotely, following an absence due to COVID-19 related symptoms. 

If you are ill or experiencing symptoms that may be related to COVID-19, please complete the following:

1. Complete the Ontario Self Assessment Tool, and follow the direction given.

2. If you are unable to perform your work duties due to COVID-19 symptoms, please complete the Employee Self-Declaration Form

3. Confirmation of clearance for return to work from OHW is no longer required. Employees must follow Public Health guidelines on their isolation period prior to returning to work. If you have any questions related to COVID-19 please contact Occupational Health and Wellness at ext. 52647 or email

4. Please notify your supervisor/manager/chair or division head to inform them of your absence per your departmental process.