Dr. Bonnie Henry Has A Strong Message To Any Doctors Faking Vaccine Exemption Certificates

She said she's seen some of the fake certificates herself.

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Dr. Bonnie Henry Has A Strong Message To Any Doctors Faking Vaccine Exemption Certificates

Dr. Bonnie Henry has issued a strong statement against any doctors in B.C. who are writing fake COVID-19 vaccine medical exemptions.

In Monday's conference, Dr. Henry said, "We're working closely with the College of Physicians. We put out guidance for physicians on what constitutes a valid medical exemption and what constitutes fraud, to be frank."

She added that she has seen a number of the "so-called certificates" from physicians.

In B.C., any health care worker who was unvaccinated as of November 1 was placed on unpaid leave. The province also announced that non-health care government employees should be vaccinated by November 22 or also face three months unpaid leave.

According to CBC, two doctors are being investigated for allegedly writing bogus COVID-19 mask and vaccine exemptions. The exemptions were offered through a website called EnableAir.com.

The College of Physicians and Surgeons of B.C. confirmed to CBC that they are investigating the certificates. The college has now posted a notice on how to verify a legitimate exemption from a fake one.

Health Canada has a robust website with all the latest information on COVID-19 vaccines and can answer any questions you may have.

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