MASK POLICY

 

 

Mandatory Use of Non-medical Mask or Face Covering within Life Hearing Solutions

 

To further reduce the risk of spreading COVID-19 in Life Hearing Solutions and within the Region of Hamilton, beginning July 22 2020, all staff, visitors and customers are required to wear a non-medical mask or face covering upon entering and remaining within Life Hearing Solutions.

 

The mask or face covering must cover the nose, mouth and chin. Temporary removal of the mask is permitted where necessary for the purposes of receiving services, or while actively engaging in an athletic or fitness activity.

 

The following persons are exempt from the requirement to wear a non-medical mask/face covering in enclosed public spaces within Hamilton Region:

 

  1. the person is under three years of age chronologically;
  2. the person is under three years of age developmentally and they refuse to wear a Mask or Face Covering and cannot be persuaded to do so by their caregiver;

iii. the person has an underlying medical condition where wearing a Mask or Face Covering would inhibit the person’s ability to breathe in any way;

  1. the person may experience a negative impact to their emotional well-being or mental health;
  2. the person has a developmental disability which inhibits their ability to wear a mask or face covering;
  3. the person has a disability whereby the wearing of a mask or face covering would limit their ability to reasonably communicate with others or otherwise present a hardship for a person or persons assisting the individual;

vii. the person is unable to place or remove a Mask or Face Covering without assistance;

viii. employees and agents of the person responsible for the Public Place within an area designated for them and not for public access, or within or behind a physical barrier.

 

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