How to Get the Flu Vaccine

How to Get the Flu Vaccine

Where can I get a flu shot or nasal spray vaccine?

Protect yourself and your loved ones by getting a flu shot. Visit your local pharmacy or physician to get immunized at a time and place that is convenient for you.

Find out if you are eligible for a free flu shot.  If you are not eligible, you may receive a flu vaccine for a fee through your family doctor or pharmacist.

BC Flu Clinic Locator

Visit ImmunizeBC's Flu Clinic Locator or call HealthLink BC at 8-1-1 to find participating pharmacies and other community vaccine providers across B.C.

Public Health Flu Clinics

Families with children can also get their flu shot at a public health clinic.

In addition to visiting a pharmacist or physician, children, youth and their caregivers are invited to get vaccinated at a public health clinic.

Visit islandfluclinics.ca to find a public health flu clinic near you. 

Call one of our telephone hotlines for more information:

South Island: 250-544-7676 ext. 27545
Nanaimo/Ladysmith/Gabriola: 250-740-6947
Courtenay/Comox Valley: 250-331-8599
Campbell River and area: 250-850-2120
Mt. Waddington/Port Hardy: 250-902-6079

For other public health locations or if you have questions, please contact a Public Health Unit.

What to bring with you

Please bring your CareCard or other government I.D. (valid driver’s license) to the clinic, and remember to wear a short sleeved shirt.

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