Skip to main content

COVID-19

General COVID-19 questions

If you have general questions about social distancing, travel or assistance available from the provincial and federal governments, call 1-888-COVID19 (1-888-268-4319). 

If you have health questions or symptoms related to COVID-19 (or another other health issue) and want to talk to a health professional, call 8-1-1.

By-law enforcement and community safety

If you have concerns related to physical distancing or other issues in grocery stores, restaurants, salons, spas, tattoo parlours, recreation facilities, parks, beaches, and playgrounds, etc., contact your local municipal by-law enforcement officers. 

Federal quarantine

If you have concerns about adherence to the federal quarantine required for individuals arriving in Canada. Call your local RCMP or other police detachment. Do not call 911 except in a medical emergency.

Workplace

If you have concerns about safety in a private workplace, call WorkSafeBC at 1-888-621-7233.

Licensed residential facility

If you have COVID-19 related concerns about a licensed residential facility (such as the one listed below), call Vancouver Coastal Health at 604-675-3866.

  • Long term care

  • Hospice

  • Acquired injury

  • Child and youth

  • Substance use

  • Mental health

  • Community living


COVID-19 vaccination for children ages 5 to 11

Appointments are needed for children ages 5 to 11, who are now eligible to receive a COVID-19 pediatric vaccine. B.C. parents and guardians are encouraged to register their children to get vaccinated with the Get Vaccinated system and book their appointment as soon as they are invited. 

Learn more about COVID-19 vaccines for children.


In this section


COVID-19 vaccines

COVID-19 testing

If you're sick

Post-secondary institutions

K-12 school and child-care communities

Frequently asked questions

Facility outbreaks

Long-term care and assisted living

Resources


Booster doses

Everyone ages 18 and up will get an invitation to book their booster six months after the date of your second dose if you are registered with the Get Vaccinated system. You must make an appointment for a booster dose. The first and second vaccine doses will continue to protect you from COVID-19 until you get a booster dose.

Learn more about booking your booster dose appointment.


Dose 1 and dose 2

To get vaccinated, register yourself or your child with the Get Vaccinated system. Once registered, you will receive an invitation to book an appointment when you are eligible for your first or second dose.

Learn more about how to get vaccinated.


More information about COVID-19

Provincial-wide restrictions during COVID-19

Provincial restrictions are in place to help stop the spread of COVID-19. Some restrictions are made by the Provincial Health Officer (PHO) under the Public Health Act. Most orders can be enforced by police and compliance and enforcement officials.

Visit the Gov. of B.C. website for the current PHO orders. 

BC's response to COVID-19

Information for residents of British Columbia about COVID-19. Translated materials and services, with telephone services for the deaf, are available here. 

Learn how B.C. is responding to COVID-19.



Situation updates

For COVID-19 updates, expand the sections below or view our latest  media releases.

February 28, 2022

February 25, 2022

February 11, 2022

February 4, 2022

January

January 27, 2022

January 21, 2022

January 17, 2022

December

December 31, 2021

December 24, 2021

December 16, 2021

December 10, 2021

December 3, 2021

November

November 25, 2021

November 19, 2021

November 5, 2021

October

 October 28, 2021

 October 22, 2021

 October 15, 2021

October 8, 2021

October 1, 2021

September

September 24, 2021

September 17, 2021

September 10, 2021

September 3, 2021

August

August 26, 2021

August 20, 2021

August 13, 2021

August 6, 2021

June

July 30, 2021

July 22, 2021

July 15, 2021

July 9, 2021

June

June 30, 2021

June 23, 2021

June 18, 2021

June 15, 2021

June 11, 2021

June 8, 2021

June 4, 2021

June 1, 2021

May

May 28, 2021

May 26, 2021

May 21, 2021

May 18, 2021

May 14, 2021

May 11, 2021

May 7, 2021

May 4, 2021

April

April 30, 2021

April 27, 2021

April 23, 2021

April 20, 2021

April 16, 2021

April 13, 2021

April 9, 2021

March

March 30, 2021

March 26, 2021

March 23, 2021

March 19, 2021

March 16, 2021

March 12, 2021

March 9, 2021

March 5, 2021

March 3, 2021

March 1, 2021

February

February 26, 2021

February 24, 2021

February 19, 2021

February 17, 2021

February 13, 2021

February 10, 2021

February 8, 2021

February 2, 2021

January

January 29, 2021

January 26, 2021

January 22, 2021

January 19, 2021

January 15, 2021

January 12, 2021

December

December 23, 2020

December 17, 2020

December 14, 2020

December 10, 2020

December 9, 2020

December 7, 2020

December 4, 2020

December 2, 2020

December 1, 2020

November

November 27, 2020

November 25, 2020

November 17, 2020

November 13, 2020

November 9, 2020

November 5, 2020

November 2, 2020

October

 October 22, 2020

 October 20, 2020

 October 15, 2020

 October 14, 2020

 October 8, 2020

 October 5, 2020

October 2, 2020

September

 September 29, 2020

 September 24, 2020

 September 22, 2020

 September 17, 2020

 September 15, 2020

 September 10, 2020

September 9, 2020

September 8, 2020

September 3, 2020

August

August 31, 2020

August 27, 2020

August 25, 2020

August 21, 2020

August 17, 2020

August 14, 2020

August 11, 2020

August 6, 2020

August 4, 2020

July

July 29, 2020

July 27, 2020

July 23, 2020

July 22, 2020

July 21, 2020

July 20, 2020

July 16, 2020

July 14, 2020

July 9, 2020

July 6, 2020

July 2, 2020

June

June 30, 2020

June 24, 2020

June 18, 2020

June 16, 2020

June 15, 2020

June 11, 2020

June 10, 2020

June 9, 2020

June 8, 2020

June 5, 2020

June 4, 2020

June 3, 2020

June 2, 2020

June 1, 2020

May

May 29, 2020

May 28, 2020

May 27, 2020

May 26, 2020

May 25, 2020

May 22, 2020

May 21, 2020

May 20, 2020

May 19, 2020

May 15, 2020

May 14, 2020

May 13, 2020

May 12, 2020

May 11, 2020

May 8, 2020

May 7, 2020

May 6, 2020

May 5, 2020

May 4, 2020

May 1, 2020

April

April 30, 2020

April 29, 2020

April 28, 2020

April 27, 2020

April 24, 2020

April 23, 2020

April 22, 2020

April 21, 2020

April 20, 2020

April 17, 2020

April 16, 2020

April 15, 2020

April 14, 2020

April 9, 2020

April 8, 2020

April 7, 2020

April 6, 2020

April 4, 2020

April 3, 2020

 April 2, 2020

 April 1, 2020

March

 March 31, 2020

 March 30, 2020

 March 28, 2020

 March 27, 2020

 March 26, 2020

 March 25, 2020

 March 24, 2020

 March 23, 2020

 March 21, 2020

 March 20, 2020

 March 19, 2020

 March 18, 2020

 March 17, 2020

 March 16, 2020

 March 13, 2020

 March 12, 2020

December 2021

December 31, 2021: B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update

December 30, 2021: B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update

December 29, 2021: B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update

December 28, 2021: B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update

December 27, 2021: B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update

December 24, 2021: B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update

December 23, 2021: B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update

December 22, 2021: B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update

December 21, 2021: B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update

December 20, 2021: B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update

December 17, 2021: B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update

December 16, 2021: B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update

December 15, 2021: B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update

December 14, 2021: B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update

December 13, 2021: B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update

December 10, 2021: B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update

December 9, 2021: B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update

December 8, 2021: B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update

December 7, 2021: B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update

December 6, 2021: B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update

December 3, 2021: B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update

December 2, 2021: B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update

December 1, 2021: B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update

November

November 30, 2021: B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update

November 29, 2021: B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update

November 26, 2021: B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update

November 25, 2021: B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update

November 24, 2021: B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update

November 23, 2021: B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update

November 22, 2021: B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update

November 19, 2021: B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update

November 18, 2021: B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update

November 17, 2021: B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update

November 16, 2021: B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update

November 15, 2021: B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update

November 10, 2021: B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update

November 9, 2021: B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update

November 8, 2021: B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update

November 5, 2021: B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update

November 4, 2021: B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update

November 3, 2021: B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update

November 2, 2021: B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update

November 1, 2021: B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update

October

October 29, 2021: B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update

October 27, 2021: B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update

October 26, 2021: B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update

October 25, 2021: B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update

October 22, 2021: B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update

October 21, 2021: B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update

October 20, 2021: B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update

October 19, 2021: B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update

October 14, 2021: B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update

October 13, 2021: B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update

October 12, 2021: B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update

October 8, 2021: B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update

October 6, 2021: B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update

October 5, 2021: B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update

October 4, 2021: B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update

October 1, 2021: B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update

September

September 29, 2021: B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update

September 28, 2021: B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update

September 27, 2021: B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update

September 24, 2021: B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update

September 23, 2021: B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update

September 22, 2021: B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update

September 21, 2021: B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update

September 20, 2021: B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update

September 17, 2021: B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update

September 16, 2021: B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update

September 15, 2021: B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update

September 14, 2021: B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update

September 13, 2021: B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update

September 10, 2021: B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update

September 9, 2021: B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update

September 8, 2021: B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update

September 7, 2021: B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update

September 3, 2021: B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update

September 2, 2021: B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update

September 1, 2021: B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update

August

August 31, 2021: B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update

August 30, 2021: B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update

August 27, 2021: B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update

August 26, 2021: B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update

August 25, 2021: B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update

August 24, 2021: B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update

August 23, 2021: B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update

August 20, 2021: B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update

August 19, 2021: B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update

August 18, 2021: B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update

August 17, 2021: B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update

August 16, 2021: B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update

August 12, 2021: B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update

August 11, 2021: B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update

August 9, 2021: B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update

August 6, 2021: B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update

August 5, 2021: B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update

August 4, 2021: B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update

August 3, 2021: B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update

July

July 30, 2021: B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update

July 29, 2021: B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update

July 28, 2021: B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update

July 27, 2021: B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update

July 26, 2021: B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update

July 23, 2021: B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update

July 21, 2021: B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update

July 20, 2021: B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update

July 19, 2021: B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update

July 16, 2021: B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update

July 15, 2021: B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update

July 14, 2021: B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update

July 13, 2021: B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update

July 12, 2021: B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update

July 9, 2021: B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update

July 8, 2021: B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update

July 7, 2021: B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update

July 6, 2021: B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update

July 5, 2021: B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update

July 2, 2021: Joint statement on Province of B.C.'s COVID-19 response, latest updates

June

June 30, 2021: Joint statement on Province of B.C.'s COVID-19 response, latest updates

June 29, 2021: Joint statement on Province of B.C.'s COVID-19 response, latest updates

June 28, 2021: Joint statement on Province of B.C.'s COVID-19 response, latest updates

June 25, 2021: Joint statement on Province of B.C.'s COVID-19 response, latest updates

June 24, 2021: Joint statement on Province of B.C.'s COVID-19 response, latest updates

June 23, 2021: Joint statement on Province of B.C.'s COVID-19 response, latest updates

June 22, 2021: Joint statement on Province of B.C.'s COVID-19 response, latest updates

June 21, 2021: Joint statement on Province of B.C.'s COVID-19 response, latest updates

June 18, 2021: Joint statement on Province of B.C.'s COVID-19 response, latest updates

June 17, 2021: Joint statement on Province of B.C.'s COVID-19 response, latest updates

June 16, 2021: Joint statement on Province of B.C.'s COVID-19 response, latest updates

June 15, 2021: Joint statement on Province of B.C.'s COVID-19 response, latest updates

June 14, 2021: Joint statement on Province of B.C.'s COVID-19 response, latest updates

June 11, 2021: Joint statement on Province of B.C.'s COVID-19 response, latest updates

June 10, 2021: Joint statement on Province of B.C.'s COVID-19 response, latest updates

June 9, 2021: Joint statement on Province of B.C.'s COVID-19 response, latest updates

June 8, 2021: Joint statement on Province of B.C.'s COVID-19 response, latest updates

June 7, 2021: Joint statement on Province of B.C.'s COVID-19 response, latest updates

June 4, 2021: Joint statement on Province of B.C.'s COVID-19 response, latest updates

June 3, 2021: Joint statement on Province of B.C.'s COVID-19 response, latest updates

June 2, 2021: Joint statement on Province of B.C.'s COVID-19 response, latest updates

June 1, 2021: Joint statement on Province of B.C.'s COVID-19 response, latest updates


To see the full archive of provincial statements on COVID-19, please visit the Government of B.C. website.

Public health orders and letters

Contact

Questions about COVID-19

Non-medical information about COVID-19 is available through Service BC in more than 120 languages at 1-888-COVID19 (1-888-268-4319) or visit gov.bc.ca/covid19

Health questions

If you have health or clinical questions (potential allergy, medications, symptoms, etc.), call your family physician, nurse practitioner or HealthLink at 8-1-1.

By-law enforcement and community safety

If you have concerns related to physical distancing or other issues in grocery stores, restaurants, salons, spas, tattoo parlours, recreation facilities, parks, beaches, and playgrounds, etc., contact your local municipal by-law enforcement officers. 

Federal quarantine

If you have concerns about adherence to the federal quarantine required for individuals arriving in Canada. Call your local RCMP or other police detachment. Do not call 911 except in a medical emergency.

Workplace

If you have concerns about safety in a private workplace, call WorkSafeBC at 1-888-621-7233. 

Licensed residential facility

If you have COVID-19 related concerns about a licensed residential facility, call 604-675-3866. This includes long-term care, hospice, acquired injury, child and youth, substance use, mental health and community living. 

 

 Last reviewed: February 4, 2022


SOURCE: COVID-19 ( )
Page printed:

Copyright © Vancouver Coastal Health. All Rights Reserved.