B.C.'s response to COVID-19

Last updated: July 7, 2021

BC's Restart

A plan to bring us back together.

Steps 1 and 2: Complete

Step 3: Current

Step 4: Earliest start date Sept 7

Read BC's Restart


Get vaccinated

Everyone born in 2009 or earlier (12+) is eligible to get vaccinated. Register and book your appointment today.

Vaccines for youth

Youth aged 12 to 17 can get vaccinated by themselves, make plans with friends or ask a parent or trusted adult for help.

Travel

Respect communities, make a plan and arrive at your destination prepared. Recreational travel across B.C. is allowed.


Immunization plan

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

Provincial restrictions

Restrictions are in place to help stop the spread of COVID-19. Read the restrictions.

COVID-19 paid sick leave

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


Violation tickets

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

Good Citizenship Medal

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


Mental health

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

K to 12 school

Students, families, teachers and staff should plan for a full return to the classroom in September.


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.
 
Standard message and data rates may apply.
 
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.