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COVID-19 Immunize BC Operations Centre: Standard Operating Procedures

Find standard operating procedures for the COVID-19 immunization program including vaccine-specific cold chain, reporting and data requirements, and communication pathways.

Last updated: August 13, 2021


Standard operating procedures have been developed with the following objectives in mind:

  • Provide the Immunize BC Operations Centre (IBOC), health authorities and individual vaccination sites with high-level planning considerations for COVID-19 vaccines. 
  • Provide health authorities and individual vaccination sites with specific information on vaccine-specific cold chain requirements.
  • Outline reporting expectations and critical data elements.
  • Promote productive communication between the IBCOC, health authorities, and individual Vaccination sites. 

Definitions

  • Primary sites: sites receiving vaccine directly from the manufacturer. 
  • Secondary sites: sites receiving vaccine moved in the custody of the province/health authority. 
  • IBCOC: Immunize BC Operations Centre
  • NOC: National Operations Centre

Contacts

Health authority regional vaccine logistics teams can be reached at:


Requests for revision of these standard operating procedures should be sent to IBCOC_Operations@phsa.ca.

For urgent inquiries or inquires after hours contact the Provincial Health Duty Officer: health.dutyofficer@gov.bc.ca  | 1 (250) 686-6061


 
 




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