B.C.'s response to COVID-19

Information for residents of British Columbia about COVID-19 is available in 12 languages.

Last updated: April 19, 2021

How to get vaccinated

General population

Your vaccine appointment will be scheduled when you are eligible, based on your age.

Register to get vaccinated

Priority neighbourhoods

If you're 40+ and live in a high-transmission neighbourhood, book your appointment now.

Check your neighbourhood

Pharmacy program

If you're 40+, you can get the AstraZeneca vaccine now at eligible pharmacies.

Get the AstraZeneca vaccine


Immunization plan

B.C.’s COVID-19 Immunization Plan is designed to save lives and stop the spread of COVID-19. Read the plan.

Provincial restrictions

By order of the PHO, everyone must significantly reduce social interactions. Read the restrictions.

Travel advisory

Travel Affected by COVID-19

A travel advisory is in place, including air and land border crossings and ferry travel. Do your research and arrive prepared.


Clinically vulnerable

People who are clinically extremely vulnerable can get vaccinated. Learn how to book an appointment.

Good Citizenship Medal

This year, the Medal of Good Citizenship celebrates people who went above and beyond during COVID-19. Submit a nomination.

Violation tickets

People and businesses can be issued a $230, $575 or $2,300 violation ticket for unsafe COVID-19 behaviour.


Mental health

Virtual services are available for people experiencing mental health challenges. Access supports and programs.

Recovery benefit

A one-time payment of up to $1,000 for eligible families and single parents and up to $500 for eligible individuals. Apply for the benefit.


Quarantine requirements

International travellers returning to B.C. are required by law to self-quarantine for 14 days. Read the self-quarantine requirements.​

K to 12 education

Enhanced health and safety measures and learning groups are helping to keep K to 12 students safe. Learn about safe schools.


Help in other languages

Translation services are available in more than 120 languages, including:

  • 翻譯服務
  • 翻译服务
  • ਅਨੁਵਾਦ ਸਰਵਿਸਿਜ਼
  • خدمات ترجمه؟
  • Services de traduction
  • Servicios de traducción
Service is available 7:30 am to 5 pm.