The Provincial Health Officer updated the vaccine mandate order for hospital and community settings on November 18, 2021 and published the order on November 19, 2021.
- Revisions include the addition of student health services in post-secondary institutions as a care location and requirements for staff of student health services to be vaccinated, along with specific timelines.
- The updates extend the order to other health care settings not covered by the initial order, and provide further support for the full return to on-campus activities for post-secondary institutions.
- This order does not have an expiration date.
- Any OC students or employees affected by a vaccine mandate (such as those in certain Health or Social Development clinical placement scenarios) will receive communication directly from their instructor, Dean’s office / supervisor.