BC’s indoor mask mandate now includes children five and older.
At their weekly COVID-19 update BC health officials, Dr. Bonnie Henry and Minister Adrian Dix, announced the new requirement for children in all indoor settings.
The move aligns with the mask mandate for schools in BC which expanded to include staff and students in kindergarten to Grade 3.
Additionally, beginning today, parents can now register their kids aged 5 and over for a COVID-19 vaccination in British Columbia.
Registration is available on the province’s Get Vaccinated website despite Health Canada not yet approving a COVID-19 vaccination for this group.
Once the vaccine is approved, those who registered will be notified that they can book their appointment.