COVID-19 Vaccine Information

For the most up-to-date information about the COVID-19 vaccination program in BC, please visit:

VCH: COVID-19 Vaccines

 

Walk-In Wednesday – August 4, 2021

If you haven’t got vaccinated yet or if it’s been more than 49 days since your first dose, get vaccinated now at a drop-in, mobile or special event clinic. No appointment necessary!

On the Sunshine Coast, Walk-In Wednesday is being held:

GIBSONS LEGION
747 Gibsons Way
Wednesday, August 4th – 9am to 8pm

Clinic attendees are reminded to wear a short sleeve shirt. Everyone receiving a vaccination will be monitored for 15 minutes following their appointment.

For more information about Walk-In Wednesday, click here.

If you aren’t able to attend Walk-In Wednesday, but would like to get vaccinated, you can still register for an appointment by following the links below.

If you’re born in 2009 or earlier (age 12+)Register* for a vaccine now

*Registering for a vaccine is not the same as booking the appointment to get your shot. After registering, watch for an email, phone call or SMS text message with more information on how to book your appointment. You may not get a notice to book your appointment on the same day you register. The province will contact you when you are eligible to book a vaccine appointment based on three factors:

For more information about registering and booking an appointment visit, gov.bc.ca/getvaccinated.

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. Those who would prefer to register in person can visit a Service BC office.

To Make An Appointment By Phone

To book an appointment to receive a COVID-19 vaccination by phone, please call VCH’s call centre 1.877.587.5767. The phone line will be open from 7am to 7pm.

Before calling the phone line, have a pen and paper, personal health number, full name, date of birth, postal code and phone number available.

Vaccination Clinic Locations

VCH COVID-19 vaccination clinic sites will be located at 25 sites in the health region, at community centres, friendship centres, senior centres, cultural centres and other regional sites. You will be told which site to go to when your vaccination appointment is booked.

Please check your scheduled appointment date, time and location; arrive on time for your appointment and avoid arriving early. Wear a short-sleeved shirt as the vaccine will be delivered to your upper arm. You will be monitored after receiving your vaccine for 15 minutes.

For the lower Sunshine Coast, VCH COVID-19 Vaccination clinic sites are:

Royal Canadian Legion Branch 109
747 Gibsons Way, Gibsons, BC V0N 1V9
*Hours dependent on scheduled vaccination clinics.

All VCH clinic locations are posted here.

For the most up-to-date information about the COVID-19 vaccination program in BC, please visit:

VCH: COVID-19 Vaccines

Province of BC: COVID-19 Immunization Program

The BC Centre for Disease Control: COVID-19 Vaccine

The vaccine will be available for free to everyone who is eligible to receive it in B.C.

 

Additional Resources

2021-04 Deputy Provincial Health Officer: COVID-19 Presentation to Local Governments