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Masks in hospitals and health care settings

Effective April 8, 2024, medical masks are no longer required in health care settings. Visitors are still encouraged to wear masks in health care settings and to practice respiratory etiquette. Health care workers must continue to wear appropriate personal protective equipment, including masks or respirators, in accordance with workplace risk assessments. For more information, visit the Province of B.C.’s website.

Here you'll find links to health and safety information and resources for those who work in health care and social services.

To reduce the potential for injury or disease to workers, it's important to manage the hazards in your workplace. See our resources to learn more about some of the hazards in health care and social services, or follow the links to these related topics:

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