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Next steps for complying with the public health order requiring recording of registrants' vaccination status


Mar 11, 2022

As we stated earlier this week, a new Order of the Provincial Health Officer (PHO) — the Health Profes​sionals COVID-19 Vaccination Status Information and Preventive Measures Order — requires BCCNM to record the COVID-19 vaccination status of all of its registrants by March 31, 2022. On request by BCCNM, registrants must provide proof of vaccination or proof of an exemption if they have it. 

This Order does not impose a COVID-19 vaccination requirement. Please note that separate public health orders remain in place requiring COVID-19 vaccination for health professionals working in residential care, acute care and community care settings. 

Next steps for registrants

The college has provided registrant information to the Ministry of Health (MOH) for matching against the Provincial Immunization Registry. The MOH is in the process of sharing this data matching with the College. We anticipate that most vaccinated registrants will be easily verified in the Provincial Immunization Registry.

If a registrant’s vaccination status is not confirmed via the data exchange process, we will contact the registrant by email soon with details of the information required and how to submit it. We ask all registrants to check their email frequently this month to determine if we require further information from them. 
 
For more information about this Order and its requirements for registrants and BCCNM, please visit the relevant page on the BCCNM website: 

For members of the public

If you are a member of the public with questions about the public health order, please contact PHO/MOH Patient and Client Relations:

D​ue to the high volume of calls and emails, our response times may vary. Thank you for your patience.​​​​​

900 – 200 Granville St
Vancouver, BC  V6C 1S4
Canada

info@bccnm​.ca
604.742.6200​
​Toll-free 1.866.880.7101 (within Canada only) ​


With great respect, we acknowledge that BCCNM’s office is located on the unceded territories of the hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓ speaking peoples – xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), and sel̓íl̓witulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations, and the Sḵwx̱wú7mesh-ulh Sníchim speaking peoples - Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Úxwumixw (Squamish Nation) whose historical relationships with the land continue to this day.​