COVID-19 Updates

Nov 18, 2021

Latest updates

  • November 18: Proof of vaccination is required to access and participate in some District recreation facilities, programs, and services, and additional safety measures are being implemented. Read more
  • November 16: Person at West Vancouver Ice Arena and West Vancouver Community Centre tests positive for COVID-19 on November 9 and 10. Read more.
  • November 15: Person at Gleneagles Community Centre tests positive for COVID-19 on Monday, November 8. Read more.
  • November 3: Proof of vaccination will be required to participate in all programs held at the Seniors’ Activity Centre, to dine-in at the Garden Side Café, and to shop at SACS on 21st, effective Monday, November 8. Read more.

Visit the provincial website to register to get vaccinated and for information on orders by the Provincial Health Officer.


Vaccines and masks

Vaccine registration is open to anyone born aged 5+. Vaccines for children ages 5 to 11 are coming soon. Parents can register their child now to get ready.

Register to get vaccinated for COVID-19

Drop-in clinics
Drop-ins are now welcome at all Vancouver Coastal Health clinics on a first-come, first-served basis, depending on your eligibility and vaccine availability. People 12+ are eligible to be vaccinated and you are eligible for a second dose at 28 days after your first dose.

Find a drop-in clinic near you

Proof of vaccination

Proof of vaccination is required to access and participate in some District recreation facilities, programs, and services. Read more

Proof of vaccination is required to participate in all programs held at the Seniors’ Activity Centre, to dine-in at the Garden Side Café, and to shop at SACS on 21st. Read more.

Mask use
Masks are mandatory inside all publicly-accessed District facilities for anyone aged 5 years and older. Read more about the provincial health order and exemptions.


STATUS OF FACILITIES AND SERVICES 

Masks are mandatory inside all publicly-accessed District facilities for anyone aged 5 years and older. Read more about the provincial health order and exemptions.

View the list of municipal facilities to see their current status:

Status of facilities and services

Municipal Hall is closed to the public until further notice. District staff continue to provide services by phone or email. 

Contact us


Public Transit

TransLink Service Changes
The 258 UBC / 258 West Vancouver Express bus is suspended until further notice. Please take the 250 to Burrard Street and transfer to the 44 to UBC.

View TransLink's service changes and COVID-19 precautions on public transit:

Blue Bus


Resources and support for individuals

Mental health resources
Virtual services are available for British Columbians who are experiencing anxiety, depression, or other mental health challenges.

Virtual mental health supports during COVID-19

Connect North Shore
Connect North Shore was created to link residents to community resources including information for those in need and volunteer opportunities for those who want to help. The Connect North Shore resource directory provides links to community service organizations with a focus on those serving the North Shore, including resources for food, housing, social support and more.

Connect North Shore

Connect North Shore - Resource Directory

Grocery and meal assistance
Free and Low-Cost Groceries and Prepared Meals (updated September 9)

Multilingual resources
Information resources in Cantonese, Mandarin, Vietnamese, Tagalog, and English

Shower program
During the COVID-19 pandemic, the District of West Vancouver is offering free access to showers for community members who would otherwise not have access to a shower. The shower program returns Wednesday, September 8, 2021. Please note new days, hours, and location.

  • Location: West Vancouver Community Centre, 2121 Marine Drive. Meet at the welcome tent at the entrance, located on the south side (Marine Drive) of the community centre. The welcome tent is the second tent from the fountain.
  • Times: Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 12 to 2:30 p.m.

Masks are required at all times when not showering or shaving. Toiletries and towels will be provided. For questions, please contact Karen Marzocco, Access Services Program Coordinator, at 604-925-7279 or email.

Seniors' support
The Seniors' Activity Centre has launched programs to support seniors during this time of physical distancing. For information and assistance, call the Seniors' Activity Centre at 604-925-7280 or visit westvancouver.ca/seniors.

LibraryConnect
With LibraryConnect, you can call, chat, or email us to get the support you need.

LibraryConnect


Resources and support for businesses and organizations

The District of West Vancouver is following the guidance of our local, provincial and federal health authorities—and encourages the business community to do the same.

Information and resources for businesses

COVID-19 Impact Assistance Grants
The Community Grants program helps residents of West Vancouver by providing funding assistance to non-profit organizations offering programs and services residents need.

COVID-19 Impact Assistance Grants


COVID-19 resources

There are many things you can do to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in your community. Please follow the advice of health authorities.

Vaccines

Vaccination appointments

BC's COVID-19 Immunization Plan

Latest medical updates, including case counts, prevention, risks, and testing

BC Centre for Disease Control

Regional health information

Vancouver Coastal Health

National updates and financial resources

Public Health Agency of Canada

List of community exposure events

Public Exposures

Health information and advice

BC COVID-19 Symptom Self-Assessment Tool

8-1-1

HealthLink BC

Non-medical information (for general information related to COVID-19)

Call 1-888-268-4319 (1-888-COVID19)

Text 604-630-0300


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