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.
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.
Latest case counts and BC government statements
Guidance: Risk mitigation in the context of dual public health emergencies
Canadian Nurses Protective Society
Info for health professionals
Canadian Nurses' Association (CNA)
Toolkit for Health Care providers
PHSA COVID-19 virtual health toolkit
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