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

08/04/2021

Vancouver, B.C. – Starting today, April 8, Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) invites those 65 years of age and older to register for their COVID-19 vaccination appointment. The following groups are eligible:

People in Richmond, Vancouver, North Vancouver, West Vancouver and Lions Bay, Sunshine Coast, Powell River, Whistler, Squamish, Pemberton and Bowen Island

  • If you're born in 1956 or earlier (age 65 and older)

People deemed clinically extremely vulnerable 

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

Indigenous peoples (First Nations, Métis, Inuit)

  • If you're born in 2003 or earlier (age 18 and older) 

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

  • Register online with your Personal Health Number at www.getvaccinated.gov.bc.ca.

  • 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 www.vch.ca/vaccine.

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.

Contact

Jeremy Deutsch

Public Affairs Specialist

Vancouver Coastal Health


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