Bruce county approves vaccination policy
Bruce County’s Workplace Engagement Services Committee approved a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy for County staff, council, volunteers, students, contractors, and consultants.
A media release reports the policy will require these individuals to provide proof of being fully vaccinated, or proof of a medical exemption, and/or complete an education program and undergo regular testing.
“Throughout the pandemic, Bruce County has implemented new procedures in a continued effort to provide a safe and healthy workplace for County employees,” said Bruce County Warden Janice
Jackson, “The County continues to adapt our workplace to address changes in pandemic requirements and ensure precautions are in place that safeguard staff.”
The report says this policy complements other workplace health and safety measures in place in Bruce County, including daily health screening, mandatory masking, physical distancing, hand hygiene, and enhanced cleaning. The County continues to adapt the workplace to address changes in pandemic requirements and ensure precautions are in place that safeguard staff.
The Grey Bruce Medical Officer of Health recommended that employers develop a workplace vaccination policy to protect their workers and the public from COVID-19.