News from SRS

UBC Alert test notification this week

As part of our regular testing program, UBC Alert will be sending out a test notification to students, faculty and staff via a phone call and text message, on Thursday, May 13 to UBC Okanagan campus, and Friday, May 14 to UBC Vancouver campus.

VCH Vaccination site re-opens at Pharmaceutical Sciences Building

Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) is reopening the vaccination site on Wednesday May 12 at the UBC Pharmaceutical Sciences Building (PharmSci) for administering COVID-19 vaccines to eligible members of the public, based on specific phases of B.C.’s COVID-19 Immunization Plan.

VCH immunization site temporarily pausing

Vancouver Coastal Heath (VCH) will be temporarily pausing the COVID-19 vaccination site at UBC Pharmaceutical Sciences Building to consolidate this clinic with the Vancouver Convention Centre (East) clinic. VCH will be re-evaluating the need to re-open as needed. The last day of appointments will be Sunday, April 18, 2021.

Decommission of the Power House

The new Water Supply Centre is now completed, and the old water mains at the Power House is scheduled to be disconnected between April 9-14, 2021. To facilitate the work, there will be changes to the flow of water in UBC’s pipe, however, disruptions are not anticipated.

VCH Vaccination site opens at Pharmaceutical Sciences Building

UBC has entered an agreement with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH), enabling them the use of Pharmaceutical Sciences Building (PharmSci) to host a vaccination site, running March 29 – August 2021, for administering COVID-19 vaccines to eligible members of the public, based on specific phases of B.C.’s COVID-19 Immunization Plan.