B.C.’s response to COVID-19

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Last updated: October 1, 2021


Please go to the following link for the latest COVID-19 upate: Province introduces new covid-19 measures for safer holiday season

Also: Starting December 20, new COVID-19 province-wide restrictions are in place.

Please note: These updates supersedes any information, in conflict, listed below.

BC Vaccine Card

You need proof of vaccination to access some events, services and businesses.

The easiest way to show proof is using the BC Vaccine Card. Get your card today. 

Get my BC Vaccine Card 


If you run a business, event or service, you may be required to check proof of vaccination. Learn how to check and verify BC Vaccine Cards.

Drop-in vaccine clinics

If you haven’t got vaccinated yet or if it’s been more than 28 days since your first dose, visit a drop-in clinic today and get protected from COVID-19.

K to 12 school

For the 2021/2022 school year, students and staff are in the classroom full time with updated health and safety measures.

Post-secondary studies

For the 2021/2022 academic year, public post-secondary institutions will follow updated COVID-19 Return-to-Campus guidelines. Read the guidelines.

Get vaccinated

Roll up your sleeve and stop the spread of COVID-19. Everyone born in 2009 or earlier (12+) is eligible. Get vaccinated now.


Provincial and regional restrictions are in place to help stop the spread of COVID-19. Read the restrictions.

BC’s Restart

BC’s Restart is a careful, four-step plan focused on protecting people and safely getting life back to normal. Read the plan.


Respect communities, make a plan and arrive at your destination prepared. Recreational travel across B.C. is allowed.

Violation tickets

People and businesses can be issued a $230, $575 or $2,300 violation ticket for unsafe COVID-19 behaviour.

COVID-19 paid sick leave

Workers can take 3 days of paid sick leave if they need to stay home because of COVID-19.

Economic recovery

Mental health

Virtual services are available for people experiencing mental health challenges. Access supports and programs.

Get financial help


Have questions?

Talk to a Service BC agent about non-health related information and services.Text: 1-604-630-0300 Available 7:30 am to 5 pm. Standard message and data rates may apply. Dial: 1-888-COVID19 Available 7:30 am to 8 pm.

Telephone for the Deaf

Across B.C. dial 711