COVID-19 vaccination

Child receiving COVID-19 vaccine form physician
November 24, 2021

British Columbians are being urged to register their children aged five to 11 for the COVID-19 vaccine, after the provincial government announced that Health Canada has approved the Pfizer vaccine for this age group after a thorough review.

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Young man receiving vaccine
September 14, 2021

Provincial Health Officer Dr Bonnie Henry has announced that close to 15,000 British Columbians who are severely immunocompromised will be contacted to advise them they can receive a third dose of COVID-19 vaccine at any BC vaccine clinic.  

If patients have the conditions listed below,...

Community Physicians
September 7, 2021

The BCCDC has posted updated infection prevention and control guidelines for health care facilities and community practices. The information is contained in a letter sent to physicians with updated virtual and in-person care guidelines. A summary of changes for family physician and specialist...

A safe return to school
September 2, 2021

With September upon us, BC students will be returning to school and returning to full-time, in-person learning after temporarily spending part of last year learning remotely due to the COVID-19 pandemic. While many teachers, parents, and students welcome the return to the classroom and to...

Young woman getting COVID-19 vaccine
April 22, 2021

British Columbia is at a turning point in this pandemic. The number of new COVID-19 cases is coming off pandemic highs, but hospitalizations continue to creep up. New enforcement measures are being implemented in response to travel-driven outbreaks. The AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine has been made...