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November 16, 2022

Public-health officials are asking all British Columbians to get their influenza and COVID-19 immunizations as soon as possible, as rates of respiratory illnesses are on the rise throughout the province.

Vaccinations remain the best defence against COVID-19 and influenza. Everyone older than six months can get both immunizations for free. People can book their shots through the provincial Get Vaccinated system.

Read the full provincial media release.

Get Vaccinated

If you haven’t been vaccinated yet or if it’s been more than 28 days since your first dose, book your appointment and get protected from COVID-19.

Visit the Province's website to book your appointment. Vaccinations in Surrey are being administered by Fraser Health.

Booster Shots

Everyone 12 years and older will be invited to get a booster dose of the COVID-19 vaccine 6 months after they received their second dose. B.C. is making plans to offer everyone 12+ a fall booster dose.

If you haven't had any booster doses, you should get one as soon as possible to keep up-to-date.

Learn more about getting a COVID-19 booster shot.

Multi-language Resources

The provincial Get Vaccinated website is available in multiple languages:

Fraser Health also has translated resources.

Testing

Learn if you are eligible for testing for COVID-19 in Surrey if you are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms.

If you are unsure whether to seek medical care or get tested, contact your family physician or the Fraser Health Virtual Care team at 1-800-314-0999, or use the BC COVID-19 Self-Assessment Tool

City Facilities and Services

We continue to take a phased approach to offer increased programs, services and facilities. Many facilities have reopened with modified hours and programs. 

City Hall is open. Appointments are encouraged for certain services but not required. Check our wide range of online services as an alternative to making the trip to City Hall.

COVID-19 Safety Protocols at Re-opened Facilities

The health and safety of our residents and staff is our top priority. All facilities and activities will meet strict health and safety guidelines as set out by the Provincial Health Officer, Worksafe BC, Fraser Health and appropriate industry associations. 

Prior to visiting a facility or participating in an activity, please self-assess to ensure you are healthy and ready to recreate.  

  • Patrons who are sick will not be allowed entry. 

  • The majority of drop-in activities no longer require reservations. The current reservation system will remain in place for all group fitness and some other activities. 

  • Wash hands frequently. 

As we reopen, we will evaluate our procedures and programs and modify them as necessary.

Proof of Vaccination

Effective April 8, proof of vaccination is no longer required for activities offered at civic facilities. Mask use is optional, and we encourage patrons to continue washing their hands, respecting safety protocols, and adhering to our code of conduct within facilities.

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