Updated: Masking FAQ's and Policy's

Posted on: July 22, 2021

The following are questions and answers regarding masking during the COVID-19 pandemic within Island Health. This document will be added to/updated as information becomes available. Send your questions to

IH Updated: Masking FAQ's

This document outlines Island Health and provincial expectations for the use of face masks in the workplace at Island Health. Masking, combined with the safety precautions of physical distancing, excellent hand hygiene, and staying home when unwell, will help to keep health-care workers and our patients, clients, residents and families safe from COVID-19.

IH Face Masks in the Work Place