Directive 5

Please see the news release below in regards to Directive 5 which allows a health care worker to have access to a N95 respirator when 2m of distance cannot be obtained between a healthcare worker and a suspected/probable or confirmed case of COVID-19.

Please see full details in your email.

Members – if you find yourself in a situation where a N95 mask is needed and you are not given one please reach out to a Steward for assistance.

https://www.newswire.ca/news-releases/health-care-unions-welcome-significantly-improved-covid-19-protections-for-400-000-health-care-workers-820427408.html

Orange Shirt Day September 30th

Please see the link below from the OPSEU Indigenous Circle for Orange Shirt Day.  Orange Shirt Day is an annual campaign that is on September 30th.

Orange Shirt Day is a day that commemorates the survivors of the residential school system.