Influenza Policy and Vaccination Information

2017/2018 Flu Campaign

All Health Care staff, volunteers, visitors, contractors, students and medical staff in patient care areas are required to receive the influenza vaccination or wear a surgical/procedure mask during flu season.

All health authority and medical staff must self-report their immunization status.

For details, please read the Influenza Control Policy.
 
How Do I Self-Report My Immunization Status?
 

To self-report your immunization status, please click one of the links below:

Health Authority Staff
Medical Staff (ie. Physicians, Psychologists)

Need Help Self-Reporting?

For step by step instructions on how to self-report, please click on the links below:

Health Authority Staff Vaccination Self-Reporting Instructions
Medical Staff Vaccination Self-Reporting Instructions
Health Authority Staff Mask Self-Reporting Instructions
Medical Staff Mask Self-Reporting Instructions

How do I get Vaccinated?

Flu shots are available on-site, at most local pharmacies, your family doctor, and at any public health clinic  They are provided free of charge to all healthcare workers. Health authority staff, physicians, and volunteers.  Please ensure to bring your BC Care Card and employee ID badge when you go and obtain your flu shot.

On-Site:

​On-site staff flu vaccinations will begin to be given starting on October 17th and end on November 29th.  

OR

  • You can either visit The Peer Nurse Immunizer (PNI) on your unit: PNIs will deliver flu immunization to colleagues in their own department/units. Not all units have a PNI.  

 

Off-Site:

  • Local Pharmacy: Bring your CareCard if you are not already registered with the pharmacy. Call first, to ensure a pharmacist who has a license to vaccinate is working. Advise pharmacist you are a PHC employee; no proof of employment is necessary.
  • ​Family Physician

Other Health Authority Flu Clinic Schedules


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Wearing a Mask

Watch this video on how to properly put on a mask:

For more information, visit our flu page on the PHC intranet (only accessible from a work station)