B.C.'s response to COVID-19
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Last updated: January 17, 2022
A booster dose helps maintain and lengthen your protection against severe outcomes of COVID-19.
Everyone 18 years and older will be invited to get a booster dose, starting with people most at risk.
Vaccines for children
Vaccines for children aged 5 to 11 are safe and effective against COVID-19.
Proof of vaccination
Proof of vaccination is required for some travel, and to access some events, services and businesses in B.C.
Provincial and regional restrictions are in place to help stop the spread of COVID-19.
If you're travelling within Canada or leaving the country, make a plan to show proof of vaccination.
K to 12 school
For the 2021/2022 school year, students and staff are in the classroom full time with updated health and safety measures.
If you feel unwell, find out when you need to get a COVID-19 test.
People and businesses can be issued a $230, $575 or $2,300 violation ticket for unsafe COVID-19 behaviour.
Virtual services are available for people experiencing mental health challenges. Access supports and programs.
Business closure relief
Financial support is available for businesses that were forced to close due to the December 22, 2021 Provincial Health Officer orders.
Get financial help
Paid sick leave
Workers can take up to 5 days of paid sick leave per year for any personal illness or injury.
Talk to a Service BC agent about non-health related information and services.
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