Locals aged 70 and above in Whistler, Pemberton, Squamish and Bowen Island can now start calling VCH to book their COVID-19 vaccine shot.
Starting Saturday, March 20, Vancouver Coastal Health is inviting the following people to call 1.877.587.5767 to book their COVID-19 vaccinations.
Saturday, Mar. 20: seniors 70 years of age and older (born in 1951 or earlier)
Indigenous peoples (First Nations, Métis, Inuit)
Saturday, Mar. 20: Indigenous peoples 55 years of age and older (born in 1966 or earlier)
To prepare for your call, please have available a pen and paper, personal health number, full name, date of birth, postal code and phone number.
There are enough appointments available and there is no rush to call in, VCH says.
The appointment booking toll-free phone line is open from 7 am to 7 pm, seven days a week, although call volumes are lower in late afternoon and evening.
VCH is appealing to family members, friends, neighbours and social services agencies to help reach eligible people in the community.