COVID-19 Information




We would like to also take this opportunity to stress the importance of self isolating if you are experiencing any flu like symptoms and to remind everyone to practice social distancing.

Born  Information regarding the COVID-19 vaccine and BC's roll out plan, please visit the below resources:


For Information regarding BC's Vaccine Eligibility & Registration please visit: External link opens in new tab or windowhttps://immunizebc.ca/question-categories/covid-19-registration

Eligibility is based on your phase and age, working backwards in five year increments. To register for you're vaccine with Island Health you may call External link opens in new tab or window1-833-348-4787 to schedule your appointment or register online at External link opens in new tab or windowhttps://www.getvaccinated.gov.bc.ca/s/

1st Phase: - Complete


2nd Phase: Current

- Indigenous people age 18 and over can call anytime

- Born 1936 and earlier can call anytime

- Born 1942 and earlier can call anytime

3rd Phase: April - June 2021 -  Current

- People aged 79 to 60 in five year increments:

   - Born 1943 and earlier can call starting 12PM 22 Mar 2021

   - Born 1944 and earlier can call starting 12PM 23 Mar 2021

   - Born 1945 and earlier can call starting 12PM 24 Mar 2021

   - Born 1946 and earlier can call starting 12PM 25 Mar 2021

   - Born 1947 and earlier can call starting 12PM 26 Mar 2021

   - Born 1951 and earlier can register starting 1 April 2021

   - Born 1956 and earlier can register starting 7 April 2021

   - Born 1961 and earlier can register starting 10 April 2021

4th Phase: April to September 2021 - Current

- People aged 59 to 18 in five year increments.

   - Born 1966 and earlier can register starting 12 April 2021

   - Born 1971 and earlier can register starting 14 April 2021

   - Born 1976 and earlier can register starting 16 April 2021

   - Born 1981 and earlier can register starting 19 April 2021

   - Born 1986 and earlier can register starting 20 April 2021

   - Born 1991 and earlier can register starting 21 April 2021

   - Born 1996 and earlier can register starting 22 April 2021

   - Born 2003 and earlier can register starting 23 April 2021




What is it?


Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses found mostly in animals. In humans, they can cause diseases ranging form the common cold to more severe diseases such as Severe Respiratory syndrome (SARS) and Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS-CoV). The new coronavirus has been named COVID-19.


Do you have a fever, new onset or worsening of a chronic cough, have travelled in the last 14 days and/or have had contact with a known case of COVID-19? Take this survey to see if you need testing: External link opens in new tab or windowhttps://bc.thrive.health/covid19/en


You can contact the Island Health testing centre directly at 1-844-901-8442 if testing is indicated or call the office to schedule a telehealth appointment with your physician.



Recommended Resources


The Comox Valley School District 71 has provided their COVID-19 plan. More information is available at External link opens in new tab or windowhttps://www.comoxvalleyschools.ca/apps/pages/index.jsp?uREC_ID=1064165&type=d&pREC_ID=1370604

The BC CDC has released COVID 19 information broken down by health Authority

You can easily access up to date information from your smart phone with the BC COVID app. You can download it here: External link opens in new tab or windowhttps://bc.thrive.health/