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The next age group within Vancouver Coastal Health can now book a COVID-19 vaccination appointment


Vancouver, B.C. – Starting today, April 6, Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) invites the following people to book their COVID-19 vaccination appointment according to the following age groups:

Indigenous peoples (First Nations, Métis, Inuit)

  • If you're age 18 and older 

People in Richmond, Vancouver, North Vancouver, West Vancouver and Lions Bay

  • If you're born in 1950 or earlier (age 71 and older) 

People in Sunshine Coast, Powell River, Whistler, Squamish, Pemberton and Bowen Island

  • If you're born in 1951 or earlier (age 70 and older) 

People deemed clinically extremely vulnerable 

  • If you are clinically extremely vulnerable and have received a patient invitation letter (patient invitation letters will arrive by Apr. 15)

Eligible people can now book a COVID-19 vaccination appointment online, by phone or in person:

  • Register online with your Personal Health Number at

  • If you don’t have a personal health number or if you are unable to book online, you can register by phone at 1-833-838-2323. The call centre is open seven days a week from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

  • Register in-person at Service BC offices. Find a nearby Service BC office.

For more information about COVID-19 vaccine or booking an appointment, visit

Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) is responsible for the delivery of $4.1 billion in community, hospital and long-term care to more than one million people in communities including Richmond, Vancouver, the North Shore, Sunshine Coast, Sea to Sky corridor, Powell River, Bella Bella and Bella Coola. VCH also provides specialized care and services for people throughout B.C., and is the province's hub of health-care education and research.


Jeremy Deutsch

Public Affairs Specialist

Vancouver Coastal Health

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