B.C. first province to require health-care workers get flu shot
The Canadian Press August 23, 2012
VICTORIA-British Columbia has become the first province
] to implement a policy requiring health-care workers to get a flu shot or wear a mask to protect patients.
Provincial health officer Dr. Perry Kendall says the measure is being implemented this season for staff at publicly funded facilities including long-term care homes because less than half of health-care workers get vaccinated.