COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Affected facilities and services

Find out what's open and guidelines for a safe visit.

Masks are mandatory in all indoor public spaces for those 5 and older, even if you are vaccinated. This includes City, Park Board, and library facilities.

City facilities and services Park and recreation facilities

Access City services online

Wear a mask when you visit our buildings

Stay home if you're sick or have symptoms

Respect personal space

Get vaccinated to protect yourself and others

Get vaccinated

All COVID-19 vaccines in Canada are safe and effective. Everyone living in BC can be vaccinated for free in 2021.

Learn how to get vaccinated and help your family and friends register.

Enforcing health orders

City staff and park rangers actively provide education about compliance with provincial health orders but they do not have authority to enforce these orders through tickets and fines .

Vancouver Police may issue tickets and penalties to people and businesses that violate the orders.

Report a provincial health order violation

Moving Vancouver forward

How we’re supporting economic and community recovery

Proof of vaccination

You will need to show proof of vaccination to enter some City facilities, programs, and events. Entry into most buildings including City Hall, libraries, and recreation centres does not require proof of vaccination, but it is required for some programs and activities. 

List of venues, programs, and events that require proof of vaccination (47 KB)

Check facility, program and event listings before you visit. 

Please come prepared with your official proof of vaccination and government-issued photo ID.

Support for local businesses

We recognize the difficulties to businesses posed by the current situation and are committed supporting them. 

Get resources and review guidelines for businesses

Latest updates

COVID-19 news

Proof of vaccination required for some City programs, events, activities

September 13 2021 - We are now requiring proof of vaccination for some City of Vancouver programs, events, and activities.

Council waives 2021 patio permit fees

May 21 2021 - City Council voted this week to waive all annual 2021 patio permit fees for small and large patios across Vancouver.

One year after start of pandemic, Vancouver remains focused on economic and community recovery

April 27 2021 - A report presented to Council summarizes our efforts to respond to COVID-19, and to support economic and community recovery across Vancouver.

More COVID-19 news