Is the COVID-19 vaccine mandatory?

Question: 

Is the COVID-19 vaccine mandatory?

Answer: 

Vaccines are not mandatory for the general public in B.C. but may be mandatory for some workers or by some employers.

In addition, by order of the Provincial Health Officer (PHO), proof of vaccination will be required to access some events, services and businesses. Getting vaccinated keeps everyone in B.C. safe and stops the spread of COVID-19. For more information on proof of vaccination, please click here.

Information will be updated as it becomes available.

 

Date last reviewed: 
Tuesday, Aug 24, 2021