REMINDER: COVID-19 Rapid Testing

Date:  Thursday, September 9, 2021
To:  All GRH Team Members
From:  Jennifer O’Brien, vice president, people, communications and engagement  
Regarding:  REMINDER: Rapid testing reminder, and early-bird draw

Employees, staff, contractors and students who are unvaccinated or who have not disclosed their COVID vaccination status must self-test at home twice per week beginning Friday September 10th, 2021.

Details about the self-testing process can be found below:

  • Tests will be required biweekly – every Tuesday and Friday (beginning Friday September 10th, 2021).
  • You will submit your proof of negative test to
  • Your email must include in the subject line your first and last name, department, and employee number, and must include an attached photo of: 1. Your negative test, and, 2. A piece of paper with your name and the date.
  • Reminder:  Please continue to complete your screening attestation each day before coming to work; additional questions will be added around Directive 6 that you must answer.

Self testing kits are available for pick-up in the Occupational Health & Safety office (KW campus) from 0730-1530h, Monday to Friday.

For instructions on how to self test, please watch this video; there is also a how-to guide included in each testing kit.

If you receive a positive result from your antigen test,

  • Do not attend work.
  • Initiate self-isolation.
  • Report positive result via ext: 1919.
  • Have a PCR test completed.

Reminder:  If your vaccination status changes at any point, please email proof of vaccination to  If you have already submitted your proof of vaccination, please do not follow-up with Occupational Health & Safety to ensure it’s been received.

In addition, we would like to announce that the early-bird draw has been completed, and the winners have been contacted; thank you to everyone who has submitted their vaccination status and congratulations to our winners!