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 6 months or older

Booster & Additional Dose Information

Everyone ages 5 and older is eligible to receive​ 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 or

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

​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

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:

​United Ways of California (UWCA) is working with United Way Worldwide and several local partners to provide free or discounted Lyft rides to Californians who would like free transportation to their COVID19 vaccine appointments. If you'd like a free ride to your vaccination appointment text the phrase VAXRIDE to the phone number 211-211. Once you text in and answer a few simple questions, we will provide you with a code that you can enter into your Lyft app to get a free or discounted ride. One person is eligible for up to four codes to help you get to your appointments for both doses of the vaccine as well as any additional booster shots. Each code will account for each of your four round-trip rides to a vaccination clinic. If you're interested in a free round trip ride to your vaccination text the phrase VAXRIDE to 211-211.​

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 SacDHS@saccounty.gov.

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