• The flu shot campaign launched two weeks earlier than usual on Oct. 11, 2022.
  • Seniors and other people at higher risk of severe illness or complications from influenza have been able to get their shots since Oct. 3.
  • The Province is offering all British Columbians six months and older a free flu shot.
  • For the first time this year, all seniors 65 and older can get a free enhanced influenza vaccine.
  • The vaccines are widely available for free in public health units, participating pharmacies and many primary health-care providers’ offices. Services vary by location.
  • B.C. will distribute more than 1.9 million doses of influenza vaccines for the 2022-23 influenza season, including more than 660,000 doses of enhanced influenza vaccines for seniors.