Last spring, we committed to providing our members and allies with an update in September on our workplace practices and policies, with a view to the ongoing COVID-19 situation. Here then is that update!
Communicable Disease Prevention Plan
Our communicable disease prevention plan, designed to reduce the risk of workplace transmission of COVID-19 and other communicable diseases has been reviewed and updated this month. You can check that out here. Our updated plan once again relies on the guidance provided by Worksafe BC.
PAN in-person events: Masking still required
Beginning in April, PAN began planning and convening in-person events again. It has been great to come back together!
Staff and any person attending a PAN in person event or meeting must continue to wear a mask. The mandatory masking requirement remains in place, to ensure the health, safety, and comfort of all those who attend our events, especially the most vulnerable and those who are immunocompromised.
We continue to strongly encourage both our staff, as well as our members and allies (the folks we work with and for), to consider being vaccinated for COVID-19 (two initial doses) and getting ongoing boosters. However, we no longer require that persons participating in or attending PAN in person events and meetings to provide proof of vaccination.
PAN office remains open for meetings and appointments
The PAN office remains open, and we ask that staff and guests wear a mask for the safety of all. The office is open to visitors but on an appointment basis.
Jennifer (Evin) Jones, Executive Director, [email protected]