Announcement Date : Jan 1 , 1982Categories: 1980s

Together, the Vancouver Health Department and the Vancouver School Board jointly initiate “a policy of measles exclusion [242-F-2-F6 007] for lack of information regarding immunization status,” to be implemented in the event of a measles outbreak among schoolchildren; The same authority to exclude is granted by the B.C. School Act to Medical Health Officers throughout the province (see Section 91.5)