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COVID-19 Immunization

Starting April 8, you will no longer 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

The Government of BC: COVID-19 Immunization Plan is designed to save lives and stop the spread of COVID-19. The next phase of the plan is focused on sustained protection for everyone. For more information, including getting a first, second, or third shot, 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 Government of BC: How to get vaccinated for COVID-19 to find COVID-19 vaccination clinics in your health authority.

Booster Dose

For more information on getting the first or second COVID-19 booster 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: April 5, 2022

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, and BC Centre for Disease Control: Getting a Vaccine webpages, accessed April, 2022.