COVID-19 vaccine mandate for B.C. government workers ending April 3 – CTV

March 11, 2023

The B.C. government is ending its COVID-19 vaccination mandate for many provincial employees.

In an announcement Friday, the province announced that – beginning April 3 – BC Public Service employees will no longer be required to provide proof of vaccination against COVID-19.

Workers in many health-care settings remain subject to orders from the provincial health officer and are still required to be vaccinated, the government noted.

The announcement came just an hour before Health Minister Adrian Dix and provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry were scheduled to speak at a news conference.

The pair announced plans for a “spring booster” vaccination campaign for residents particularly susceptible to the coronavirus, but Dix began his remarks by commenting on the end of the mandate for public service workers.

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