Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information
The best vaccine is the first available vaccine. Help put the pandemic behind us by registering to receive yours. See below for more information and to learn about Surrey's response to COVID-19.
Surrey residents aged 18+ living in Guildford, Cloverdale, East Newton, West Newton, Whalley, North Surrey, Panorama and Fleetwood are being prioritized for the AstraZeneca vaccine and are eligible to receive the vaccine now. Enter your postal code to confirm your eligibility.
May 13, 2021
Current Vaccination Eligibility – By Age
The provincial government is currently sending booking invitations to people born in 1991 or earlier (30+).
If you haven't already done so, register today. Registration is open to everyone born in 2003 or earlier (18+).
There are three steps to getting vaccinated:
- Book an appointment when invited to do so
- Get the vaccine
Current Eligibility – Front line workers
Several employee groups in the Fraser Health region are currently eligible for their first vaccine appointment. Eligible workers are receiving information on how to book through their sectors and employers.
A dedicated website at fraserhealth.ca/frontline outlines these invitations and provides further FAQs for these employer groups.
May 6, 2021
Fraser Health expands COVID-19 immunizations to include nine more high-transmission neighbourhoods
As part of the Province’s strategy to provide vaccine to people in high-transmission neighbourhoods, Fraser Health is now immunizing people ages 30 and over (born in 1991 or earlier) in nine additional neighbourhoods in our region where we are seeing high rates of COVID-19 transmission, to protect these individuals and their loved ones.
Read the full media release.
Fraser Health, TransLink and BC Transit partner to support vulnerable people in getting their shot
Beginning today, Fraser Health, TransLink and BC Transit are working together to provide transportation to Fraser Health residents in need, so they can safely access COVID-19 immunizations closer to home.
Free shuttles to and from immunization appointments are now available for seniors, vulnerable populations and other people living in the Fraser Health region who face barriers around transportation, and people who need assistance due to a mobility, visual or cognitive impairment.
Read the full media release.
The provincial Get Vaccinated website is available in multiple languages:
- 如何接種新型冠狀病毒疫苗 (Traditional Chinese)
- 如何接种新型冠状病毒疫苗 (Simplified Chinese)
- Marche à suivre pour se faire vacciner contre la COVID-19
- ਕੋਵਿਡ-19 ਲਈ ਟੀਕਾਕਰਣ ਕਿਵੇਂ ਕਰਾਈਏ
- چطور واکسن COVID-19 را دریافت کنید
- Paano magpabakuna para sa COVID-19
- 코로나19 예방접종 받는 방법
- Cómo vacunarse contra el COVID-19
- كيفية الحصول على لقاح كوفيد-19
- Cách nhận vắc-xin ngừa COVID-19
- कोविड-19 के लिए टीकाकरण कैसे करवाएं
For general information about COVID-19, visit:
Additional Public Health Orders
Province introduces travel restrictions that limit non-essential travel in B.C.
Between April 23 and May 25, 2021 at midnight, (after the May long weekend).This includes travel for:
- Vacations, weekend getaways and tourism activities
- Visiting family or friends for social reasons
- Recreation activities
Non-essential travel is prohibited between the three regional zones:
- Lower Mainland and Fraser Valley (Fraser Health and Coastal Health regions);
- Vancouver Island (Island Health region); and
- Northern/Interior (Interior Health and Northern Health regions).
This includes travel into and out of B.C.
Events & Gatherings
By order and direction of the Provincial Health Officer (PHO), all events and community-based gatherings as defined in the PHO order – Gatherings and Events bulletin are suspended until further notice.
Drive-Thru and Drive-in Events
A person may permit a place – other than a private residence or vacation accommodation – to be used for, or may provide, a drive-thru demonstration or event to view a seasonal light or similar display, or to drop off or pick up items such as food, toys or books, if the following conditions are met:
no more than 50 vehicles are present at the drive-in;
no food or drink is distributed;
traffic moves in one direction;
- the entrance and exit are clearly marked and controlled;
- patrons stay in their vehicles except to drop off or pick up items and return to their vehicles without delay;
- patrons, staff and volunteers maintain a 2-metre distance from one another or physical barriers are in place;
- patrons do not congregate together in one spot;
- the organizer monitors the actions of patrons to ensure that 1) they only leave their vehicles to drop off items, 2) they return to their vehicles immediately after dropping off items, and 3) they comply with the public health orders.
Gatherings on public property, including city parks and civic buildings, are subject to the City of Surrey’s Special Events Regulation Bylaw, 2002, No. 14731. More information is available on the event hosting application page.
Masks in Public Indoor Settings
As per the province, masks are required in all indoor public settings and all retail stores. This includes malls, grocery stores, all City of Surrey civic facilities like libraries and recreation centres, and restaurants and bars when not seated at a table.
Indoor Group Physical Activities & Sports
The City has suspended select indoor physical activities until further notice. View all suspended activities.
Public Health Violations
To report a public health violation, contact the Surrey Bylaw Call Centre at 604-591-4370 or the Surrey RCMP non-emergency line at 604-599-0502. Less urgent violations can be reported online using our Report a Problem tool.
Going Out? Do It Safely!
See what activities are Low-Risk, Medium-Risk, and High-Risk.
Signage for Businesses
If you require signage for your restaurant or business in Surrey, we have created two options for you:
Reopening Our Facilities
As the province has moved through its Restart Plan, we continue to take a phased approach to offer increased programs, services and facilities. Many facilities have reopened with modified hours and programs. Some activities are suspended and pre-registration is required for all activities.
Review our COVID-19 Safety Protocols to know what to expect during your visit.
For more information about COVID-19 in Surrey, contact COVIDemail@example.com.
Staying in doesn't have to mean being inactive or bored. City staff are bringing their programming and knowledge to you so you can still get a workout, a story or learn more about Surrey while social distancing at home.
See the full list of videos and online programs including all your favourite fitness classes, story times, local artists and more!
Shop Online for your Community
Surrey's businesses need your support. Fortunately, many of your favourite local shops are offering delivery online. If you need groceries, lunch, or something in town, start browsing and come together for your community by buying local from home.
Learn more at SurreyStoreToDoor.ca
COVID-19 Resources for Seniors
In response to COVID-19, we have compiled a list of COVID-19 resources available for Surrey Seniors. Find resources for fitness, mental health, emergency preparation, and personal development.
COVID-19 Resources from Surrey Libraries
Library branches are open with limited hours and services. The Surrey Libraries website also has valuable information on programs supporting individuals, families and businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic. Quality sources of health information is available in a number of languages.
COVID-19 Business Resource Centre
This resource centre provides real-time updates on business resources during the COVID-19 crisis. These resources include business continuity plans, procurement opportunities, employment resources and consolidated financial supports. View resources.
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In February 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the new coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak a worldwide pandemic. The City continues to monitor and respond to the situation and will provide updates to ensure residents and City staff are kept informed and safe.
The City's Emergency Operations Centre is in constant dialogue with public health authorities, including Fraser Health and the BC Centre for Disease Control. See our 10 Point Action Plan for more information on our COVID-19 response. The Emergency Operations Centre has been activated since mid-February to ensure essential City services, such as water, sewers, police, and fire are maintained for the well-being and safety of our community, with measures put in place to keep our staff and front-line responders safe.