COVID-19 Vaccine Eligibility

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  • Over 272 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been given in the United States from December 14, 2020 through May 17, 2021.
  • 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).
  • These vaccines have undergone and will continue to undergo the most intensive safety monitoring in U.S. history.​

COVID-19 Vaccination Eligibility

Anyone in Sacramento County age​d 5 or older.

Age-based vaccinations

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

Booster & Additional Dose Information

Everyone ages 18 and older should get a booster shot​ ​

You are eligible for a booster:

  • At least 6 months after Pfizer or Moderna

  • At least 2 months after J&J

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.
  • Most sites will also take walk-ins without an appointment.​
  • You can call 211 to schedule a first or second dose appointment. 
  • To guarantee your spot and to not wait in line, 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 

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: SCPH - Vaccine FAQs, Facts and Vaccination Locations and the CDPH - COVID-19 Facts Infographic​

​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 ​ 
(If you have difficulty accessing your digital My Vaccine Record, learn more at CDPH's FAQ webpage: or fill out their troubleshooting form:​)​​

Providing Proof of Vaccination -

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

Free Rides to COVID-19 Vaccine Appointments​

Learn more about free rides for COVID-19 vaccination appointments:

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

Have COVID-19 Vaccination Questions?

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