In contrast to the approach taken by the federal government, the province of B.C is not suspending the mandated vaccination of public sector and healthcare workers. Because of the decision made by the province, everyone who works in hospitals and long-term care facilities will be required to get vaccinated against COVID-19.William WillisJun 25, 202214041 Shares189740 Views
“„Here in B.C., the public service has made the decision to take the initiative. It is at 99 per cent. I think it is totally reasonable to continue down the course and especially in health-care settings. We still don't know what will happen in the fall.
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“„It is time for the provincial government to follow the science and lead of the federal government, and suspend the temporary vaccine mandate for provincial employees.
“„As we enter an endemic phase it makes no sense to prevent healthcare workers, conservation officers, or those who will be needed on the front line for this year’s wildfire season from working.
“„As the pandemic is not over, and its trajectory remains uncertain, the B.C. Public Service believes it prudent to retain the vaccination policy. As a result, the B.C. Public Service believes it is advisable to retain the vaccination policy.