COVID-19 Vaccine Information


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  • COVID-19 vaccines are safe and effective. 
  • COVID-19 vaccines were evaluated in tens of thousands of people in clinical trials. ​
  • The vaccines met all the standards for safety, effectiveness, and quality needed to support emergency use authorization (EUA).
  • Comirnaty (Pfizer) for ages 16 and old​er and Spikevax (Moderna)​ for ages 18 and older are approved as COVID-19 vaccines by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA)​
  • These vaccines have undergone and will continue to undergo the most intensive safety monitoring in U.S. history.​
  • These services are accessible for people with disabilities. Requests for reasonable accommodation or reasonable modification of policies, practices and procedures in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) may be made by calling 211 (CA Relay 711) or by email at covid19vaccine@saccounty.gov

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COVID-19 Vaccination Eligibility

Anyone in Sacramento County age​d 5 years or older

Age-based vaccinations​​​

  • At this time, persons 5 to 17 years old are only eligible for the Pfizer vaccine
  • Persons 18 years and older can register for the Moderna or Janssen (Johnson & Johnson)

Booster & Additional Dose Information

Everyone ages 12 and older should get a booster shot​ ​

You are eligible for a booster:

  • If it has been at least 5 months since your second dose of Pfizer or Moderna

  • At least 2 months after Janssen (Johnson and Johnson)

Available vaccines for booster shots:

  • ​​​You may have a preference, but you can get a booster with Pfizer, Moderna​​, or J&J regardless of the initial brand​

Additional COVID-19 Booster Information

  • ​​​Vaccinations​​ are free and available regardless of immigration status or insurance coverage.
  • For those with health insurance, coverage information may be requested as part of the appointment scheduling process.
  • Scheduling 2nd dose appointments vary by location. At your first appointment, ask your provider how you will schedule your 2nd dose appointment. ​Most walk-in sites will provide you a second dose regardless of where you received​ your first dose.
  • Most sites will also take walk-ins without an appointment.​
  • You can call 211 to schedule a first, second or booster dose appointment. 
  • To guarantee your spot and reduced wait times, schedule an appointment on My Turn (California COVID-19 Vaccine Scheduling & Notifications) or by calling 2-1-1.

Exceptions: If you are currently ill, tested positive for COVID-19 and are still in isolation, or have a history of severe allergies we ask that you check with your doctor on how to proceed.

Vaccination Locations​

View​: Current Vaccination Sites and Clinic Locations for the Week​ 


Facts
Get the Facts about the Vaccine - Confused about what's true or false when it comes to the COVID-19 vaccines? We get it. These facts will help you:  CDPH - COVID-19 Program Page​

​Guidance for Fully Vaccinated Individuals

News & Updates

FDA Approves COVID-19 Vaccine - On Aug. 23, 2021, the FDA approved the vaccine, Comi​rnaty, for the prevention of COVID-19 for those 16 years old and older, which had been known as the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine under the emergency use authorization. Read the details on the FDA website: https://www.fda.g​ov/news-events/press-announcements/fda-approves-first-covid-19-vaccine​ ​

Access Your Digital COVID-​19 Vaccine Record - Learn more and access your digital vaccine record by going to https://myvaccinerecord.cdph.ca.gov/ ​ 
(If you have difficulty accessing your digital My Vaccine Record, learn more at CDPH's FAQ webpage: https://myvaccinerecord.cdph.ca.gov/faq or fill out their troubleshooting form: https://myvaccinerecord.cdph.ca.gov/unmatched​)​​

Providing Proof of Vaccination - https://www.cdph.ca.gov/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/COVID-19/Vaccine-Record-Guidelines-Standards.aspx

Getting an Appointment

Call 211 Sacramento at 916-529-451​9 - Get connected with someone who can make a vaccination appointment for you - no computers ​​needed! 211 Sacramento​ offers social service referrals in multiple languages, too.

Getting a Ride to an Appointment

Uber and Lyft - Riders can request free rides to get to a vaccine appointment. See their webpages:

Have COVID-19 Vaccination Questions?

These services are accessible for people with disabilities. Requests for reasonable accommodation or reasonable modification of policies, practices and procedures in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) may be made by calling 211 (CA Relay 711) or by email at covid19vaccine@saccounty.gov
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