(Updated July 8, 2021)
We will continue to update this page as more information becomes available.
A: Monthly parking passes are available and the daily parking fee at TRIUMF is $6/day.
A: No, the Great Dane Cafe is closed until further notice.
A: In Step 3 of the BC Restart Plan, masks are recommended in public indoor spaces for those that are not fully vaccinated (“fully vaccinated” meaning two weeks after receiving your second vaccine dose).
A: Until August 1, 2021, masks/face coverings are mandatory in shared indoor spaces for all staff, visitors, contractors, and other personnel. After August 1, 2021, masks are recommended. Please respect the requests of your coworkers to wear masks as each individual’s comfort level and health status vary.
A: Single use facemasks are available for free and can be picked up at Stores and Reception.
Q: What is TRIUMF’s plan for returning to work safely?
A: In Step 3 of the BC Restart Plan, it is important to remember the following points:
- Continue to self monitor for symptoms or sickness and do not come to work if you are sick.
- Continue good hand hygiene practices and get vaccinated. The latest update to TRIUMF's Operational Plan can be found on the main COVID-19 Resource Page.
A: Yes, work that requires two or more people can take place while face mask guidelines are adhered to.
A: Bottles of disinfectant have been distributed across the site; there are pick up stations available in the following locations: ISAC I Annex entrance, ISAC II main entrance, Main Office Building reception area, and the Service Annex (outside Room 101 - next to the DRD sign out station).
A: Yes, plans are underway to return to a modified schedule for scientific research, including beam delivery. More information is forthcoming as plans are finalized.
A: Contractors and visitors are generally allowed on site. Please work with your supervisor to determine the necessary arrangements for bringing contractors or visitors on site, including the completion of the COVID-19 Screening Questionnaire and the requirement for the use of face coverings on site.
A: TRIUMF advises following the guidance provided by provincial authorities, including the BCCDC and the Government of British Columbia, both of whom suggest avoiding non-essential travel outside of Canada at this time.
A: The vaccination of TRIUMF staff and students will occur as per the guidance provided by the Government of British Columbia and its health authorities. For information for BC’s vaccination plan, please click here.