COVID-19 vaccine mandatory for New Brunswick health-care workers Sept. 7, memo says

Alonzo Osche

Mandatory vaccines for New Brunswick health-care workers take effect Sept. 7, the same as for civil servants, according to an internal Horizon memo obtained by CBC News.

Health-care workers will have until Sept. 13 to provide proof they are fully vaccinated, Erin Arsenault, acting chief human resource officer, said in the memo Monday to all physicians and staff.

After that, they will have to be tested for COVID-19 regularly. 

They will also have to continue to wear a mask and the appropriate personal protective equipment in the workplace at all times, except when they’re alone in an office or eating

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