Find standard operating procedures for the COVID-19 immunization program including vaccine-specific cold chain, reporting and data requirements, and communication pathways.
Last updated: January 20, 2023
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.
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
Health authority regional vaccine logistics teams can be reached at:
Pfizer - Adult/adolescent
Pfizer - Pediatric