Pharmacists and pharmacy staff eligible to receive COVID-19 vaccines

Updated on April 20, 2021 (Originally posted on March 17, 2021)

The following health authorities have announced that pharmacists and pharmacy staff are now eligible to receive COVID-19 vaccines due to their roles as front-line health-care providers in the community. The BCPhA will update this list as it evolves.


Interior Health

Pharmacists and pharmacy staff are now eligible to receive COVID-19 vaccines between now and April in the Interior Health region. Please follow this link and scroll to the appointment block specifically for your work location.

Please ensure you are selecting the appointment block for your work location as, in some cases, an employer has more than one work location. You may be asked to present proof of health-care employment with an employer ID or a current paystub upon arriving at your vaccine appointment.


Island Health

Pharmacists and pharmacy staff in the Island Health region are asked to submit their contact and work information in a survey for COVID-19 vaccine scheduling purposes. The form is intended to identify eligible health-care providers who have not been booked for an appointment and are interested in receiving a COVID-19 vaccination.

Island Health says it will contact those who have submitted their information within one to four weeks to book your vaccine appointment.


Vancouver Coastal Health

New appointments are released on a week-to-week basis, generally on Friday afternoons. If you are unable to book an appointment immediately, try checking the below links again at a later date as more appointments are added as clinic capacity and vaccine supply allows. Please bring your photo ID, proof of employment, and Personal Health Number/Care Card to your appointment.

Fraser Health

Pharmacists and pharmacy dispensary staff who work in the Fraser Health region are now eligible for COVID-19 vaccine immunizations. To book your appointment, please visit

When booking, pharmacists and pharmacy dispensary staff should select the "Health Care Worker" field when asked to identify which eligibility group you belong to. You will be asked to present identification to confirm your eligibility upon attending your appointment.