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People aged 60+ can now register to book their appointment to get a COVID-19 vaccination.

The announcement was made this past Saturday, April 10th.

Now, people born in 1961 and earlier aged 60 and older, Indigenous peoples 18 and older, and those who are clinically extremely vulnerable can now register to book their vaccine.

Appointments can be made through B.C.’s new Get Vaccinated system in one of three ways:

  •  online, 24/7, at gov.bc.ca/getvaccinated
  • through a provincial call centre between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. at 1 833 838-2323 or
  •  in-person at the nearest Service BC location.

The web portal is only for the age-based program including Moderna and Pfizer vaccines.

Last week, April 6th, the Province developed a new tool that will allow recipients to receive a text message or email once they are eligible to get their COVID-19 vaccine.

People born between 1956 and 1966 (between the ages of 55 and 65) can get the AstraZeneca vaccine at eligible pharmacies with vaccine supply on Vancouver Island.

Appointments must be booked in advance at all sites by going online or by calling ahead.  A full list of locations can be found here.

Approximately 20% of BC’s population has been vaccinated. To date, 1,025,019 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in BC.

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