Though British Columbia has a diverse population, health concerns are often common to everyone. We have translated a number of resources into French so B.C.'s French community will have easy-to-understand, trusted health information at their fingertips.

BC HealthGuide Handbooks

French handbooks are available through your local francophone organization.

To order printed copies of the BC HealthGuide Handbooks in French please go to the order form or call 8-1-1. For orders of more than 54 copies please email

B.C. Immunization Schedule

Immunizations, also known as vaccinations, are important for people of all ages. They help your immune system recognize and quickly kill bacteria and viruses that can cause serious illness or death. For a list of vaccines that are provided free to residents of British Columbia (B.C.), click on the link below.

HealthLinkBC Files

Nutrition Articles

Is it an emergency?

If you or someone in your care has chest pains, difficulty breathing, or severe bleeding, it could be a life-threatening emergency. Call 9-1-1 or the local emergency number immediately.
If you are concerned about a possible poisoning or exposure to a toxic substance, call Poison Control now at 1-800-567-8911.

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