B.C.'s response to COVID-19

Last updated: November 23, 2021

Vaccines for children 5 to 11

Vaccines for children are safe and effective against COVID-19. 

Plan ahead and register your child today.

Register your child

BC Vaccine Card

The BC Vaccine Card is your proof of vaccination. It's required to access some events, services and businesses. 

Booster doses

Everyone 18 years and older will be invited to get a booster dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, starting with people most at risk. 

Get vaccine dose 1 and 2

Getting vaccinated is easy. Everyone born in 2009 or earlier (12+) is eligible. 


Provincial and regional restrictions are in place to help stop the spread of COVID-19. 

Travel requirements

If you're travelling within Canada or leaving the country, make a plan to show proof of vaccination.

BC's Restart

BC's Restart is a careful, four-step plan focused on protecting people and safely getting life back to normal. Read the plan.

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.

Violation tickets

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

COVID-19 paid sick leave

Workers can take 3 days of paid sick leave if they need to stay home because of COVID-19.

Mental health

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

Have questions?

Talk to a Service BC agent about non-health related information and services.

Text: 1-604-630-0300 Available 7:30 am to 5 pm.
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Dial: 1-888-COVID19 Available 7:30 am to 8 pm.

Telephone for the Deaf

Help in other languages

Translation services are available in more than 140 languages, including:

  • 國粵語
  • ਪੰਜਾਬੀ
  • فارسی
  • Français
  • Español
Call: 1-888-268-4319 Available 7:30 am to 8 pm.