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October 18, 2021
Update to Communicable Disease Control Manual, Chapter 2: Immunization, Part 4 – Biological Products
This document has been updated for the 2021-22 influenza season, and includes revisions related to infection prevention and control recommendations per updated Provincial Infection Control Network (PICNet) guidance.
October 15, 2021
On October 15th, the long anticipated Provincial Health Order mandating COVID-19 vaccines for acute and community health-care workers was posted. A memo was shared with all staff and medical staff this afternoon to provide further clarity on the process, and a subsequent update was made to the online version regarding the weeks of unpaid leave.