COVID-19 Immunization Plan
B.C.’s COVID-19 Immunization Plan is designed to save lives and stop the spread of COVID-19.
Last updated: October 14, 2021
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All COVID-19 vaccines in Canada are effective and safe. The best vaccine is the one available to you. Provincial Health Officer (PHO) orders and guidelines remain in place for everyone, even if they are fully vaccinated.
Register with the Get Vaccinated system
Everyone in B.C. must register with the Get Vaccinated provincial registration system once.
Get vaccinated People born in 2009 or earlier (12+) are eligible.
Second dose appointment invites are sent approximately 28 days after your first dose.
- View vaccination progress on the BCCDC COVID-19 dashboard
The COVID-19 vaccine is saving lives. Vaccines do more than protect the people getting vaccinated, they also protect everyone around them. The more people in a community who are immunized and protected from COVID-19, the harder it is for COVID-19 to spread.
The best source of COVID-19 vaccine information is the British Columbia Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC).
The COVID-19 vaccines that have been approved by Health Canada are safe, effective and will save lives. To date, four vaccines have been approved for use by Health Canada.
- Learn about the Pfizer-BioNTech Comirnaty vaccine
- Learn about the Moderna Spikevax vaccine
- Learn about the AstraZeneca Vaxzevria vaccine
- Learn about the Johnson & Johnson Janssen vaccine (not administered in B.C.)
Health Canada has conducted a rigorous scientific review of the available medical evidence to assess the safety of the approved COVID-19 vaccines. Feeling worried or unsure is completely normal when something is new.
- No major safety concerns have been identified in the data Health Canada reviewed
- We can be reassured that Health Canada has a thorough approval process that makes sure the vaccines and medicines we take are safe
You can get the influenza vaccine at any time before or after the COVID-19 vaccine. Learn more about getting a flu shot.
Vaccine supply is distributed by the Government of Canada and B.C. receives an allocated number of doses of vaccine on a weekly basis.
To fulfill the visitation guidance for long-term care and seniors' assisted living facilities, you must present proof of vaccination.