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COVID-19 VACCINE: Sicamous Community Clinic now open to residents 18+

Posted On: Apr 01, 2021

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UPDATE APRIL 6, 2021 
 
Today, the Government of B.C. released a new three-step process to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. The updated number to call and register for the community clinic for Sicamous residents 18+ is 1-833-838-2323. After you register and receive a confirmation number, you will be contacted to book your vaccine appointment based on when you are eligible. Please visit the following government link to learn more. 
 
The webpage on Community Specific Clinics has also been updated.
 
UPDATE APRIL 1, 2021 
 
The Sicamous Community Clinic is open to residents 18+ between now and April 30, 2021. Please call 1-877-740-7747 to book your community clinic appointment. Phone lines are open between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. seven days a week.
 
You will be required to provide Interior Health with the following information:
  • legal name
  • date of birth
  • postal code to confirm your home community
  • personal health number (PHN) from the back of B.C. driver’s licence, BC services cards, or BC Care Card, and
  • current contact information, including an email address you or your family checks regularly

Once your appointment is booked you will receive a confirmation email.

 
 
UPDATE MARCH 25, 2021 
 
Sicamous is included in the COVID-19 vaccine rollout for rural and remote communities in B.C. 
 
Initial clinic dates for residents aged 60+ were confirmed for March 24-26 and March 29-30, but a list of community clinics released by Interior Health yesterday, shows revised dates of March 25, 2021 to April 11, 2021 for residents in that age group. It also notes a planned clinic in the community for residents 18+ with dates yet to be confirmed.  
 
Please visit the following link to access the current community clinic list and learn how to register. You can view the news release from Interior Health here
 
Eagle Valley News Article reporting on the Clinic, here.  
 
MARCH 23, 2021 
 
Interior Health confirmed COVID-19 vaccinations will be administered in Sicamous March 24-26 and March 29-30 for individuals 60 or older. If you are 60 or older and a resident of the Sicamous, Malakwa or Swansea Point areas, please contact Interior Health at 1-877-740-7747 to schedule your appointment.
 
When you call you'll be asked to provide the following information:
  • First and last name
  • Date of birth 
  • Postal code
  • Personal Health Number
Please note that the phone recording will state only individuals 75 or older are eligible to book their vaccine appointment at this time. It has been advised to continue through the phone prompts until you can speak with a representative and confirm you are booking for the Sicamous Community Clinic, 60 plus.
 
Interior Health will communicate additional clinics as they become available.