Where to Get a Flu Vaccine

How to Get the Flu Vaccine

Appointments for influenza vaccine can be booked in advance through the provincial Get Vaccinated system or by calling 1-833-838-2323 (toll-free). Some public health units and pharmacies offer walk-in appointments, based on vaccine supply and capacity.

Age  Vaccine Type Vaccine Provider  How to make an appointment
6 mos - 2 years
  • Injectable vaccine
  • Public health
  • Primary care provider
2 - 5 years
  • Intranasal spray
  • Injectable vaccine
  • Public health
  • Primary care provider
4 - 17 years
  • Intranasal spray
  • Injectable vaccine
  • Pharmacists (limited)
  • Public health
  • Primary care provider
Adults & Seniors
  • Injectable vaccine
  • Pharmacists (age 12+) 
  • Primary care provider
  • Book through Get Vaccinated
  • Contact your primary care provider
  • Some public health clinics and pharmacies allow walk-in appointments, based on availability

Not all vaccine products will be available at every clinic. Find out more on the BC government webpage Influenza vaccine.

Influenza vaccine for children 6 months to 11 years

If you are having difficulty booking your child’s appointment online, please call your local public health unit to arrange an appointment for your child.

Some pharmacies also offer influenza vaccines to children under the age of 12 years. Please book through the provincial Get Vaccinated system or check the pharmacy walk-in schedule for children under 12 years.
 

Questions? Call the influenza hotline.

1-250-544-7676 extension 27545#

What to bring to your appointment?

  • BC Services Card (or other Government ID such as a driver’s license)
  • Face masks are required during your appointment according to provincial requirements
  • Please wear a short sleeved shirt

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