Whole Community Approach


Island Health’s COVID-19 immunization team is returning to rural and remote communities early in 2022 to administer COVID-19 vaccinations to all eligible people age five and older, including:

  • First doses for children aged five to 11
  • First and second doses for teens and adults aged 12 and over
  • Booster doses for adults aged 18+ who are at least six months past their second dose

Appointments are required. Advance booking helps us prepare supplies before travelling to your community and ensures that your spot in line is reserved.  

To make an appointment please ensure that you are registered in the provincial ‘Get Vaccinated’ system. This is fast and easy and can be done online at www.GetVaccinated.gov.bc.ca or by calling 1-833-838-2323. After registering, you will get an invitation via email, text or phone call when you can book an appointment. Your invitation does not expire. 

The current whole community clinic schedule is listed below. If your community does not have a confirmed clinic date yet do not worry – it will be confirmed soon and we will notify your community directly as soon as possible. 

Clinic schedules may change according to demand. If appointments are not available when you try to book, please check back again later.

Whole Community Clinic Schedule

Community Location Ages 5-11 Ages 12+
Bamfield Bamfield Health Centre Jan 26 Jan 26
Cortes Island Gorge Hall Jan 10 Jan 10
Denman Island Denman Island Activity Centre Jan 12-13 Jan 12-13
Gabriola Island Gabriola Island Community Hall Jan 8, Jan 12-14 Jan 8, Jan 12-14
Galiano Island Galiano Island Lions Hall Jan 14 Jan 12-14
Gold River Gold River Community Hall Jan 14  
Hornby Island Sea Breeze Lodge Jan 5-6 Jan 5-6
Kyuquot Okimi Health Centre Dec 16-17 Dec 16-17
Lasqueti Island Judith Fisher Centre Feb 4-5 Feb 4-5
Mayne Island Mayne Island Community Hall Jan 7 Jan 5-7
Pender Island Pender Island Community Hall Jan 21 Jan 18-21
Piers Island  Piers Island Fire Hall Jan 28 Jan 28
Port Alice PA Community Centre Jan 6 Jan 5-6
Port Hardy Civic Centre Schedule Pending Jan 31 - Feb 4
Port McNeill Lions Hall Schedule Pending Jan 24-26
Port Renfrew Port Renfrew Community Hall Jan 12 Jan 12-13
Protection Island Beacon House Community Centre Jan 19 Jan 19
Quadra Island Quadra Community Centre Jan 4 Jan 4
Read Island Read Island Community Centre Jan 20 Jan 20
Saturna Island Saturna Recreation and Cultural Centre Jan 14 Jan 14
Sayward Island Kelsey Recreation Centre Jan 26 Jan 26
Sointula Athletic Hall Jan 12 Jan 11-12
Tahsis Tahsis Rec Centre Jan 24 Jan 24
Thetis Island Thetis Island Community Centre Jan 11 Jan 11
Tofino  Tofino Community Hall Jan 22 Jan 18-22
Ucluelet Ucluelet Community Centre Jan 15 Jan 11-15
Woss Woss Community Hall Jan 18 Jan 17-18
Zeballos Zeballos Elementary School Jan 14 Jan 14


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