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Firefighters who refuse flu shot must use surgical masks

Dec. 12, 2012, Victoria, Ont. – Greater Victoria fire chiefs have endorsed a policy patterned after one used by the B.C. Ambulance Service, in which members who choose not to get flu shots are required to wear surgical masks when attending to ill people, the elderly or when entering patient care facilities. The Times Colonist reports.

December 12, 2012
By The Times Colonist

Dec. 12, 2012, Victoria, Ont. – Greater Victoria fire chiefs have endorsed a policy patterned after one
used by the B.C. Ambulance Service, in which members who choose not to
get flu shots are required to wear surgical masks when attending to ill
people, the elderly or when entering patient care facilities. The Times Colonist reports. | READ MORE