Mpox (monkeypox) vaccinations

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First and second dose Imvamune vaccine appointments to protect against monkeypox are now available at select pharmacies and community clinics.

What to expect

Imvamune, the vaccine used for the prevention of mpox is approved as a TWO-DOSE series by Health Canada. The National Advisory Committee on Immunization (NACI) recommends a complete vaccine series of two doses for stronger and longer-lasting protection against mpox infection. Vaccine is not recommended or available for the general public. 

People who received a first dose at least 28 days ago can now book an appointment for a second dose

Book an appointment - pharmacies

Shoppers Drug Mart

1125 Davie St, Vancouver

Drop-ins available
Monday – Friday: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Tel: (604) 669-2424

Davie Pharmacy

1232 Davie St, Vancouver

Clinic hours
Monday – Friday: 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m
Sunday: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Book online

360Care (YPS) Denman Pharmacy

683 Denman St, Vancouver

Drop-Ins available
Monday – Friday: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Please phone ahead for vaccine availability
(604) 683-6933

Book an appointment - community clinics

Vaccine appointments can also be made at VCH community clinics by booking online or calling the following locations:

North Shore

Central Community Health Centre
5th floor, 132 West Esplanade, North Vancouver
(604) 983-6811 (nurse on-call)


Gilwest Clinic
7000 Westminster Highway, Richmond
(604) 244-5118


Three Bridges Community Health Centre (West End)
1128 Hornby Street, Vancouver
(604) 331-8909 (immunization appointment line)

Evergreen Community Health Centre
3425 Crowley Drive, Vancouver
(604) 872-2511

Pacific Spirit Community Health Centre
2110 West 43rd Avenue, Vancouver
(604) 261-6366

Raven Song Community Health Centre
2450 Ontario Street, Vancouver
(604) 709-6400

South Community Health Centre
6405 Knight Street, Vancouver
(604) 321-6151

Sunshine Coast

Gibsons Health Unit
821 Gibsons Way, Gibsons
(604) 984-5070

Pender Harbour and District Health Centre
5066 Francis Peninsula Road, Madeira Park
(604) 883-2764

Sechelt Health Unit
5571 Inlet Avenue, Sechelt
(604) 885-5164


qathet Health Unit
Third floor, 5000 Joyce Ave, Powell River
(604) 485-3310

Sea To Sky

Pemberton Health Centre
1403 Portage Road, Pemberton
(604) 894-6939

Squamish Community Health Centre
1140 Hunter Place, Squamish
(604) 892-2293

Whistler Health Care Centre
4380 Lorimer Road, Whistler
(604) 932-3202

Bella Coola

Bella Coola Health Unit
1025 Elcho Street, Bella Coola
(250) 799-5722


Two-spirit people, transgender people, or cisgender males who also self-identify as belonging to the gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men community

And at least 1 of the following:

  • Have had sex with more than one partner;
  • Have had sex with a partner who has more than one partner;
  • Have had casual sex (e.g. cruising);
  • Engage in sex work either as a worker or a client.

If you have symptoms that could be due to mpox you can’t be vaccinated. Use the Smart Sex Resource site to find clinics to get tested.

If you are eligible for Imvamune, you are also eligible to receive HPV (up to 26 years of age), Hepatitis A, and Hepatitis B vaccines at no charge. Book an appointment for these vaccines at least 14 days after you have received Imvamune.