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COVID-19 Immunization

You now need proof of vaccination to access some events, services and businesses. The easiest way to show proof is using the BC Vaccine Card. Get your card today by visiting Government of BC: Proof of vaccination and the BC Vaccine Card.

For more information on COVID-19 vaccines please see the following pages:

Getting a Vaccine

B.C. has reached phase four of the Government of BC: COVID-19 Immunization Plan. If it is your turn to register, connect with your health authority to book an appointment. For more information, see:

For up-to-date information, including information on whether an appointment is required or if walk-in or drop-in appointments are available, please visit the Public Health Alerts In Your Area to find COVID-19 vaccination clinics in your health authority. A list of drop-in clinics organized by each health authority is available here: Government of BC: Find a drop-in vaccine clinic in your community.

Booster Dose

For more information on getting the first, second, third or a booster COVID-19 vaccine, see:

Children, Students and COVID-19 Vaccination

Ages 5 to 11 years

For information on COVID-19 vaccination for children ages 5 to 11 years see:

Ages 12 to 17 years

For information on COVID-19 vaccination for children ages 12 to 17 years see:

Under the Infants Act, children can give consent to receive health care, like getting a vaccine.

Students Arriving in BC

For information see:

After Vaccination

For more information on what to expect following vaccination and what to watch for, see BC Centre for Disease Control: Vaccination Aftercare.

Vaccine Considerations

There are very few reasons someone should not get the COVID-19 vaccine. For more information on the COVID-19 vaccine for individuals with specific health concerns, including allergies, pregnancy and breastfeeding, see BC Centre for Disease Control: Vaccine Considerations.

Vaccine Safety

For more information on the vaccine approval process and safety please see:

Vaccine Effectiveness

For more information on vaccine effectiveness please see:

Vaccine Questions

If you have any questions or concerns about the COVID-19 vaccines, please see:

Last updated: December 15, 2021

The information provided in the COVID-19 Immunization Health Feature has been adapted from the BC Centre for Disease Control: COVID-19 Vaccine, ImmunizeBC: COVID-19 Vaccine Frequently Asked Questions, , Government of BC: How to get vaccinated for COVID-19, BC Centre for Disease Control: Vaccine Considerations, BC Centre for Disease Control: Vaccine Registration and Eligibility and BC Centre for Disease Control: Getting a Vaccine webpages, accessed November 19, 2021.