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Vancouver Coastal Health invites the next age group to book a COVID-19 vaccination appointment

28/03/2021

Vancouver, B.C. – Starting today, Sunday, Mar. 28, Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) invites those 73 years of age and older (born in 1948 or earlier) to call 1-877-587-5767 to book their COVID-19 vaccination appointment.

To prepare for your call, please have available a pen and paper, personal health number, full name, date of birth, postal code and phone number. The appointment booking toll-free phone line is open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., seven days a week.

The following age groups are eligible to book their COVID-19 vaccination appointment:

People in Richmond, Vancouver, North Vancouver and West Vancouver

  • Seniors 73 years of age and older (born in 1948 or earlier) can call now

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

  • Seniors 70 years of age and older (born in 1951 or earlier) can call now

Indigenous peoples (First Nations, Métis, Inuit)

  • Indigenous peoples 55 years of age and older (born in 1966 or earlier) can call now

VCH is appealing to family members, friends, neighbours and social services agencies to help reach eligible people in the community and encourage people to book their vaccination appointment as soon as they are eligible.

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

Catherine Loiacono

Director of Public Affairs

Vancouver Coastal Health


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