BILL NO. 41
1st Session, 64th General Assembly
70 Elizabeth II, 2021
Private Member's Bill
Maritime Pandemic Health Strategy Act
3 (1) The Province's Chief Medical Officer of Health, in collaboration with the chief medical officers of health of the other Maritime provinces, shall develop a plan to adopt a unified health strategy and approach during pandemics and other outbreaks of disease.
(a) any provincial border restrictions in place, including during pandemics or other outbreaks of disease, do not limit access to health-care services for people who travel between the Maritime provinces to receive health-care services; and
(b) people who live in border communities in the Maritime provinces have timely access to necessary health-care services in Maritime provinces other than their home province during pandemics or other outbreaks of disease.
4 Subject to any applicable privacy legislation, the chief medical officers of health of the Maritime provinces may share with one another any information necessary to assist in carrying out the purpose of this Act.
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