Vaccinated care home staff can now work at multiple locations – GLOBAL

April 19, 2021

Personal care home staff who have been vaccinated at least once will now be able to work at multiple locations in Manitoba.

A new public health order will go into effect Tuesday and the province says it should help improve staffing availability at PCHs.

The new order also applies to agency staff who provide service to personal care homes.

“Our government has fast-tracked vaccinating both personal care home residents and staff,” said Manitoba Minister of Health Heather Stefanson in a statement. “And this new public health order recognizes that work and improves staffing flexibility for personal care homes and to allow care providers to schedule additional shifts.”

Back in May 2020, the province issued an emergency order for care homes that required staff to work in a single home, with limited exceptions.

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