Masks

Woman wearing a mask
February 25, 2021

Wearing masks – or the requirement to wear masks – has been a burning issue throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. We wear masks as a barrier to stop our own particles from being dispersed when we talk, laugh, or even breathe. We wear them to protect others. While their effectiveness has been a topic...

Mask up to slow the spread
November 3, 2020

As COVID-19 case numbers rise in BC, Doctors of BC is urging British Columbians to wear masks when indoors at public facilities and outdoors where it is difficult to physically distance.

“We all have a responsibility to protect not just ourselves, but those around us who are vulnerable,”...

#MaskUp
October 27, 2020

Doctors of BC thanks Dr Bonnie Henry for her stronger stance on wearing a mask

Vancouver, BC – Doctors of BC applauds BC’s Provincial Health Officer Dr Bonnie Henry for stating that it is now an expectation that British Columbians will wear masks when out in public spaces...