This vision is more important now than ever before. That's why we're distributing vaccines to protect you and your loved ones.Community vaccine clinics
For COVID or flu vaccines visit one of our community events hosted throughout San Diego and Riverside counties which can be found by following us on Facebook or visiting events on Facebook.
Appointments and walk-ins are available for members of our community and our patients age 5 years and older. We are offering flu, Pfizer, Moderna, and Johnson & Johnson for 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and booster vaccines. Vaccine appointments can be scheduled using My Turn at https://myturn.ca.gov/
We are distributing the vaccines quickly and safely. Stay updated on the latest information on our COVID-19 vaccination efforts by visiting this webpage.
Updated Nov. 9, 2021 CDC source
You may choose which COVID-19 vaccine you receive as a booster shot. Some people may have a preference for the vaccine type that they originally received, and others may prefer to get a different booster. CDC’s recommendations now allow for this type of mix and match dosing for booster shots.
No. COVID-19 vaccines are working well to prevent severe illness, hospitalization, and death, even against the widely circulating Delta variant. However, public health experts are starting to see reduced protection, especially among certain populations, against mild and moderate disease.
So far, reactions reported pdf icon[4.7 MB, 88 pages] after getting the Pfizer-BioNTech booster shot were similar to that of the 2-shot primary series. Fatigue and pain at the injection site were the most commonly reported side effects, and overall, most side effects were mild to moderate. However, as with the 2-shot primary series, serious side effects are rare, but may occur.
Yes. Everyone is still considered fully vaccinated two weeks after their second dose in a 2-shot series, such as the Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna vaccines, or two weeks after a single-dose vaccine, such as the J&J/Janssen vaccine.
A vaccine is a product that stimulates your immune system to produce antibodies, exactly like it would if you were exposed to the disease. After getting vaccinated, you develop immunity to that disease, without having to get the disease first. This is what makes vaccines such powerful medicine. Unlike most medicines, which treat or cure diseases, vaccines prevent them.
You can reduce your risk of infection, disease, hospitalization, severe complications, and even death by getting vaccinated. The early results for the vaccine clinical trial indicate 74-95% efficacy at preventing COVID-19 symptoms.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has authorized the COVID-19 vaccines emergency use in individuals 12 years of age and older.
There will be no cost associated with the COVID-19 vaccine.
Yes. If you’ve tested positive for COVID-19, you are still eligible to receive the vaccine.
As a friendly reminder, COVID-19 vaccination is recommended for pregnant people. The CDC continues to recommend COVID-19 vaccination for all people aged 12 years and older, including people who are pregnant, recently pregnant (including those who are lactating), who are trying to get pregnant now, or who might become pregnant in the future.
CDC recommendations align with those from professional medical organizations serving people who are pregnant, including the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine.
For more information regarding vaccination while pregnant, breastfeeding, or lactating, click here.
Our vaccinators are trained to administer the COVID-19 vaccine will monitor you for side effects for at least 15 minutes after receiving your vaccine. Any vaccine can cause mild side effects. The ones identified with the COVID-19 vaccine may include but are not limited to, pain at the injection site, tiredness, headache, muscle pain, joint pain, and fever. Of note, more people experienced these side effects after the second dose than after the first dose. In most cases, discomfort from fever or pain is normal. Contact us if redness or tenderness where you got the shot increases after 24 hours or if your side effects are worrying you.
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