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People aged 60-plus can now register for COVID-19 vaccine

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April 10, 2021 - 7:00 PM

British Columbians aged 60 and older are now eligible to queue up for the COVID-19 vaccine.

People born in 1961 and earlier or who are Indigenous and 18-plus or clinically extremely vulnerable can now register to book their vaccine appointment through B.C.'s Get Vaccinated system.

The three ways include online booking process is accessible 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.

Registration is the first step. Once people are registered, they will be contacted when it is their turn to book a vaccine appointment. To preserve system capacity, wait until your age group is called to register.

B.C.'s age-based program runs parallel to the pharmacy program for people between the ages of 55 and 65.

Now, anyone between 55 and 65 years of age is eligible to be vaccinated with the AstraZeneca vaccine in local pharmacies throughout the province. A full list of participating pharmacies is available online.

 


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