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BCCNM news and resources related to the COVID-19 pandemic response

PHO reinstates mask requirements in health-care facilities

Sep. 28, 2023

​​​​​The Provincial Health Officer on Sept. 28, 2023, announced that medical mask wearing will be required by all health-care workers, volunteers, contractors, and visitors in patient care areas starting Oct. 3, 2023.


​​​​UDPDATE AUG. 20, 2021: PHO order​s regarding mandatory vaccinations

BCCNM reminds nurses and midwives they must follow PHO orders including meeting mandatory vaccination status for working at certain sites​. Nurses must also follow organizational policies and guidelines.​


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BC Centre on Subs​t​​ance Use

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Min​istry of Health

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Public Health Agency of Canada

Virtual health

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