Health authorities in the Lower Mainland say that COVID-19 vaccination booking will open to adults over the age of 30 starting this week.
Vancouver Coastal Health and Fraser Health announced the updated booking schedule this week on social media. Adults in both health regions between the age of 36 and 39 are eligible to book an immunization appointment as of Tuesday night.
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Invitations for people between 30 and 35 are expected to begin on Wednesday after 7 pm.
📅 COVID-19 Vaccination Booking Update
30-somethings, it’s your time. Starting today, invitations to book are being sent to people 36 years of age and older.
Register to receive your vaccination booking link: https://t.co/AstQ3v00JQ
— Vancouver Coastal Health (@VCHhealthcare) May 11, 2021
People aged 30 and older may be invited to book as early as this week.
— Fraser Health (@Fraserhealth) May 11, 2021
Interior Health also announced that they would be following the same invitation schedule for COVID-19 vaccinations.
Invitations to book vaccine appointment will be sent out as follows:
✔️May 10, 2021: 40-42 after 7pm
✔️May 11, 2021: 36-39 after 7pm
✔️May 12, 2021: 30-35 after 7pm
Invites can take up to a day, e.g. 30+ invited by end of day Thurs
YOU MUST register https://t.co/QMXFpTg5Qq
— Interior Health (@Interior_Health) May 11, 2021
To receive a text message, people must be registered online through BC’s Get Vaccinated system. Those who have not yet registered can do so online, in-person at the nearest Service BC location, or through a provincial call centre (1-833-838-2323).
To register, residents will also need their personal health number, postal code, first and last name, date of birth, and an email address or phone number that is checked regularly and can receive emails or text messages.