Information you can trust about COVID-19


Some Interior Health programs, services and sites have had to change their hours because of COVID-19. Please call ahead if you are unsure about a previously scheduled appointment. Visit Find Us on for locations and regular operating hours.


School exposures

When a school staff member or student tests positive for COVID-19, public health will notify staff and students who need to take a specific action, such as self-monitoring or isolation, as a result of a COVID-19 exposure. Interior Health will post exposure notifications when a staff member or student attended school while infectious and there…


Provincial and regional restrictions

The following provincial and regional restrictions are in place in the Interior region to stop the spread of COVID-19. These restrictions are made by the Provincial Health Officer (PHO) and Interior Health Medical Health Officers under the Public Health Act. You now need proof of vaccination to access some events, services and businesses with the…


COVID-19 vaccine information

  Everyone 12 + (born in 2009 or earlier) can get their first and second dose of the vaccine by drop-in or by appointment. Visit our COVID-19 Immunization Clinic page for clinic locations and times. If you prefer, you can also register and book your appointment for your first dose. You only need to register once.  …

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Heading back to school

September is an exciting time of year as kids like me head back to school. I'm especially excited this year because we have a vaccine that will be the best way to get us back to doing all the things we love. Over the summer I got my second COVID-19 vaccine. This was really important…

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Share your gratitude

Share your gratitude here by uploading a photo and message to our gratitude gallery We have heard from many people sharing their gratitude for the frontline workers who have been working hard to keep us safe during the pandemic. Continue to help us to recognize the people who have made a difference by publishing a…


COVID-19 Immunization Clinics

To get your first or second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine you can drop in at any of our clinics. If you prefer, you can also register and book your appointment for your first dose. You can now get your second dose as early as 28 days after your first dose. Receiving a second dose…


Therapy dogs lend a paw at vaccine clinics

Are you delaying or avoiding getting your COVID-19 vaccine because of anxiety or fear about needles? Therapy dogs have been on hand at many clinics recently. They help alleviate stress and provide emotional support for people who are nervous about getting their shot. “Our therapy dogs visit a variety of health-care facilities in the province…


Information for Employers and Businesses

COVID-19 Orders and Notices  Interior Health Medical Health Officer, Orders Provincial Health Officer Orders, Notices & Guidance Stay up-to-date with the BC Restart Plan Keep up to date with the BC Restart Plan.   Workplace and Businesses with COVID-19 Cases For employers that may be affected by positive COVID-19 employees at their business, Interior Health has…


COVID-19 testing information

COVID-19 testing is by appointment only in Interior Health. Use the BC COVID-19 Self-Assessment Tool to determine if you need a test for COVID-19.  How can I book a test? You can make an appointment online through the COVID-19 Test Booking Form 24 hours a day, or call 1-877-740-7747   for assistance between 8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m., PST,…

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