Updated PHO Order re: Vaccine Mandate for Hospital and Community Settings

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.