Where to Get a Flu Vaccine

How to Get the Flu Vaccine

In British Columbia the end of the 2022/23 respiratory illness season was announced on April 6, 2023. Contact your local health unit if you feel you would benefit from receiving the influenza vaccine (e.g. for travel), and have not yet had it. Please check back in mid-September for information on the 2023/24 influenza immunization campaign.

News & Events

Child getting immunized at an Island Health facility

Reducing barriers and increasing access supports families to get immunized

For physicians Aaron Childs and Sonja Mathes, vaccinating their three children is a matter of course. 

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National Immunization Awareness Month

Vaccines save lives: stay up to date with immunizations for all ages

In recognition of National Immunization Awareness Month in August, Island Health is highlighting the importance of immunizations for children, youth and adults.

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Child and mother

Children under five years now eligible to register to receive the COVID-19 vaccine

Beginning August 2, 2022, all people over the age of six months in B.C. can now receive protection against the COVID-19 virus, following Health Canada’s approval of the vaccine specifically formulated for children between the ages of six months and five years old.

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