AHS lifts restriction on mandatory vaccination policy

Starting Thursday evening, Alberta Health Services will no longer require proof of COVID-19 vaccination or regular rapid testing of it workers.

AHS workers who have been put on leave, or are unvaccinated can begin to return to work starting March 10th, at 4:00 PM.

Health Minister Jason Copping said that the policy that was implemented to protect patients, can come to and end, "We are now in a different stage of our response and the overwhelming majority of our health-care workforce understands the importance of getting vaccinated. "