Influenza Policy and Vaccination Information

2020/2021 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.

Check out this year's 2020 flu clinic schedule here!

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

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

ALL Staff MUST self-report vaccination to https://flu.healthcarebc.ca

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 13th and end on November 27th.  

You can visit the staff immunization clinics.To view the flu clinic schedule for each location, please click the links below:

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


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)