How to Get the Flu Vaccine

How to Get the Flu Vaccine

Flu vaccine is available from local pharmacists, primary care providers and public health.

Book an appointment  at an Island Health public health flu clinic at islandfluclinics.ca

You can also get immunized for the flu from a pharmacist (for ages 2 and up at participating sites), physician or nurse practitioner. Find a flu clinic in your community.

FluMist® will be available through public health, primary care providers and some pharmacists.

What to bring with you

You will be required to follow any requirements for wearing a non-medical mask or face covering during your appointment. 

In addition, bring your BC Services Card or other government I.D. (valid driver’s license) to the clinic, and remember to wear a short-sleeved shirt.

Questions? Call one of our telephone hotlines
Courtenay/Comox Valley: 250-331-8599 
Campbell River and area: 250-850-2120 
Mt. Waddington/Port Hardy: 250-902-6079     
Parksville: 250-947-8242 then press 1, then press 8
South Island: 250-544-7676 five-digit local 27545

For the Cowichan Valley, Alberni-Clayoquot, Nanaimo/Ladysmith/Gabriola and other communities, please contact your local Public Health Unit.

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