Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)

COVID-19 Inquiries: Have a question or concern? Email [email protected].

COVID-19 testing

If you live in the Fraser Health region, use the COVID-19 assessment tool for up-to-date guidance and recommendation for testing. 

COVID-19 vaccine

Immunization clinics in Burnaby are overseen by our local health authority, Fraser Health. Immunization bookings are managed by the Province of BC. To register online, visit

What the City is doing

The City of Burnaby works closely with, and following the direction of, Fraser Health Authority, Health Emergency Management BC, Emergency Management BC and other organizations as information changes.

A City of Burnaby Communicable Disease Plan has been developed with guidelines, procedures and protocols to ensure safe operations of our facilities. 

The City also has a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy, which requires all new employees and those representing the City of Burnaby to be fully vaccinated as part of our continued commitment to protecting the health and safety of staff and the community. The policy applies to City staff and members of City Council.


Questions and answers

Wearing masks in public indoor settings is not required by public health. Wearing a mask is a personal choice. 

In line with guidance from the Provincial Health Officer, the BC Vaccine Card is no longer required in order to enter any City facilities or to participate in any City programs.

Burnaby City Hall has fully reopened to the public effective January 4, 2022.

If you have symptoms of COVID-19, please use the BC COVID-19 self-assessment tool to see if you need to be tested for COVID-19. If you need to get tested, you can book an appointment at the Burnaby COVID-19 testing site. Burnaby Primary Care Network has a testing site at the BCIT Burnaby Campus, open daily from 11:30-6:30pm, seven days a week (vehicles: 11:30-6:30pm, pedestrians: 12-4:30pm, 7 days a week). The location is the parking lot B, located at the east side of the BCIT campus (enter from Carey Avenue at Canada Way). This is a testing site for those with COVID-19 symptoms, those who have a physician’s referral, or those sent by Public Health. This testing site does not provide COVID-19 testing for travel purposes.

Please note if you are asymptomatic (showing no symptoms) you will not be able to get tested without a referral.

Visit for more information and to book your appointment. If you do not have internet access, call 604-587-3936 to book an appointment.

If you feel unwell and are unsure about your symptoms, contact your health care provider or call 8-1-1.

To report a business that is violating provincial health orders, email [email protected]. Please note that you will need to provide your name, address and phone number.  

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