All eligible adults in B.C. will be able to register for COVID-19 vaccine this week

B.C. will open up COVID-19 vaccine registration to anyone 18 and older this week.

The province said Sunday that more than 1.8 million people will be eligible to register for the COVID-19 vaccine by the end of the week.

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• Born in 1981 or earlier (age 40+) — Registration opens April 19 at noon.

• Born in 1986 or earlier (age 35+) — Registration opens April 20 at noon.

• Born in 1991 or earlier (age 30+) — Registration opens April 21 at noon.

• Born in 1996 or earlier (age 25+) — Registration opens April 22 at noon.

• Born in 2003 or earlier (age 18+) — Registration opens April 23 at noon.

You can register online at gov.bc.ca/getvaccinated, by calling 1-833-838-2323, or by going to a Service B.C. office

Anyone registering will need their personal health number (found on a driver’s licence, B.C. Services Card or B.C. Care Card), their postal code, first and last name, date of birth, and an email address that gets checked regularly or a phone number that can receive text messages.

Once registered, people will be contacted when it is their turn to book a vaccine appointment. People over 63 are now being invited to book.

According to the province, more than 1.2 million people in B.C. had received their first vaccine dose as of Saturday.

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