Public Health Order Requires Registrants to Provide COVID-19 Vaccination Status

Posted Date: 3/8/2022

The Health Professionals COVID-19 Vaccination Status Information and Preventive Measures Orderissued by the Provincial Health Officer (PHO) yesterday, requires the College of Dental Hygienists of BC (CDHBC) to record the COVID-19 vaccination status of all its registrants by March 31, 2022.

If requested by the College, registrants must provide proof of vaccination or exemption. It also requires the College to disclose to the PHO or medical health officer, on request, registrant information regarding vaccination status and place of work, either in aggregate or by individual.

More information, including an FAQ, was provided in a communication sent to registrants on March 8, 2022.
 
The College is currently assessing the specific actions required under the Order. We will provide further details in the next few days. Until that time, we respectfully ask that you DO NOT send us any inquiries or documentation related to the Order or your vaccination status.