Health Canada has approved the use of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for youth aged five to 17.

Youth five and older are eligible for their first or second dose of COVID-19 vaccine. Clinic locations can be found at

If a youth requires additional support or accommodations in getting their vaccine, please visit our youth outreach process page for more information, including how to request in-clinic appointment needs.

Additional resources to help prepare for a COVID-19 vaccine:

Translations of these resources are available at 

Frequently asked questions

BCCDC has summarized key information, questions, and answers in a PDF for easy sharing: BCCDC – COVID-19 Vaccination Information – Children Aged 12-17

Clinic locations, transportation and communications tools

You can also visit for more information including clinic locations, transportation options, as well as a communications toolkit, where you will find shareable social media posts and other tools to help promote vaccine registration, including a vaccine registration poster, flyer and postcard. 

Previous school updates:

Update: May 27, 2021 (English)

Update: May 20, 2021 (English)