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When will B.C. children be able to get their COVID vaccine?

When will B.C. children be able to get their COVID vaccine?

Dr. Bonnie Henry 'really hopeful' that Pfizer vaccine for 5-to-11-year-olds will be available by the end of the calendar year, and hopefully as early as the end of October
New poll finds support for vaccine card strong but it's not always asked for

New poll finds support for vaccine card strong but it's not always asked for

"What is quite surprising is the high percentage, 33 per cent of residents who have been in an establishment that should have asked for the proof of vaccinations but have failed to do so."
11 more COVID-19 deaths raise B.C. pandemic death toll to 1,973

11 more COVID-19 deaths raise B.C. pandemic death toll to 1,973

Children in kindergarten through Grade 12 province-wide must now wear masks at schools.
How parents can keep their kids safe from COVID in school: Advice from Dr. Bonnie Henry

How parents can keep their kids safe from COVID in school: Advice from Dr. Bonnie Henry

Getting vaccinated and keeping sick kids at home are the top 2 ways to fight COVID in schools, the PHO says
Masks now required in B.C. classrooms for all grades

Masks now required in B.C. classrooms for all grades

The order will remain in place for the rest of the school term.
B.C. reports nine more COVID-19 deaths; 749 new cases

B.C. reports nine more COVID-19 deaths; 749 new cases

Much data unavailable as government officials busy observing National Day of Truth and Reconciliation
Surrey school board mandates masks for all K-12 students

Surrey school board mandates masks for all K-12 students

Surrey Board of Education will also employ take-home test kits and hopes to develop in-school vaccine clinics.
Here's why your face mask might not be permitted on your next flight

Here's why your face mask might not be permitted on your next flight

What you need to know before you go.
B.C. has 11 COVID-19 deaths in past day

B.C. has 11 COVID-19 deaths in past day

COVID-19 hospitalizations at 19-week high.
B.C. father of two dies of COVID, prompts others to get vaccinated

B.C. father of two dies of COVID, prompts others to get vaccinated

Joshua Mellor, 39, died Sept. 27. He loved farming and his family, according to his sister.