HEU and COVID-19

Updated October 2021

Your shop steward in your workplace may know the answers to many of your questions -- or will know how to get them -- so check with them first.

For the latest updates on vaccines for health care workers, please see our NEWS page.

Your rights at work

If you've been diagnosed, directed to self isolate, or had to take a leave, find out your rights and protections.

Mental health resources

Health care workers may be experiencing more mental and emotional strain. There are supports and resources you can access.

Personal Protective Equipment

Your employer is required to implement measures to eliminate or minimize the potential for exposure to COVID-19 while you work

WorkSafeBC and COVID-19

If you have COVID-19 symptoms and think you were exposed at work, watch our video on how to file a WSBC claim.

Single-site staffing Q&A

The move to “Single-Site Staffing” is part of the public health strategy to prevent the spread of COVID-19 between facilities.

Pandemic Pay Q&A

The province's temporary pandemic pay for health and social service workers on the front lines during the pandemic.

Income supports

If you were laid off or lost your income because of COVID-19, you may be eligible to apply for government benefits.

COVID-19 safety plans

WorkSafeBC requires every employer to have a COVID-19 safety plan.