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VCH opens additional vaccination clinic dates for Sunshine Coast and Powell River
Vancouver, BC - Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) is adding additional COVID-19 vaccination clinics to the following communities: Sechelt: April 28, Gibsons: April 29, Powell River: April 28
VCH regularly monitors and adjusts clinic dates and hours of operation based on appointments, vaccine availability and the age demographics of the communities we serve. VCH is committed to ensuring those who are eligible for vaccination and live on the Sunshine Coast and Powell River will have the opportunity to get their vaccine.
Registration for a COVID-19 vaccine will be open to those born in 1981 or earlier (age 40+) starting today, April 19, at 12 p.m. People born in 1958 or earlier (63+), Indigenous people born in 2002 or earlier and people who are clinically extremely vulnerable are currently being invited to book an appointment to be vaccinated as part of B.C.'s Immunization Plan.
Information on how to book an appointment for vaccination is available on the Ministry of Health's website. Please check your scheduled appointment date, time and location; arrive on time for your appointment and avoid arriving early. Wear a short-sleeve shirt as the vaccine will be delivered to your upper arm. You will be monitored after receiving your vaccine for 15 minutes.
Please refer to the VCH website for the list of available clinics for residents on the Sunshine Coast, in Powell River and other communities across the VCH region. This page is updated as further clinic dates are confirmed.
Vancouver Coastal Health 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.
Communications Leader, Public Health
Vancouver Coastal Health