All adults in B.C. can register for COVID-19 vaccination this week

Registration will be followed by a notice from the provincial government on booking an appointment.

By the end of the month, all British Columbian adults will be asked to register to receive their COVID-19 vaccine.

The province has vowed to vaccinate its entire adult population by the end of June.

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The new registration timetable and age groups:

• Monday, April 19: 40 and up

• Tuesday, April 20: 35 and up

• Wednesday, April 21: 30 and up

• Thursday, April 22: 25 and up

• Friday, April 23: 18 and up

There are three ways to register: online at https://www2.gov.bc.ca/getvaccinated.html, by phoning 1-833-838-2323 between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. each day or by visiting a Service BC location. In Kamloops, that office is in the Kamloops Law Courts, downtown at Columbia Street and Fourth Avenue.

People between the ages of 55 and 65 can get the AstraZeneca vaccine at participating pharmacies: https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/covid-19/vaccine/pharmacy, and some frontline workers either are, or will soon, be able to get a vaccine.

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