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COVID-19 Testing & Vaccination Information

Our Emergency Room is not a Testing or Vaccination Site

Testing Sites are managed by local County Public Health Departments and Vaccines are available at Pharmacies in your local area

Current U.S. Health Authorities COVID-19 Vaccine Guidance
  • Not Immunocompromised People in This Age Group:
    • Should receive a first booster dose of their choice if at least two months after receiving their Johnson & Johnson dose or if at least five months after receiving their Pfizer of Moderna primary series.
    • Should receive a second booster dose of Pfizer or Moderna if at least four months after receiving their first booster dose.
  • Immunocompromised People in This Age Group:
    • Should receive an additional dose of Pfizer or Moderna if at least four weeks after receiving their second dose of Pfizer or Moderna.
    • Should receive an additional dose of Pfizer or Moderna if at least four weeks after receiving their dose of Johnson & Johnson.
    • Should receive a first booster dose of their choice if the minimum time has passed since completing their primary vaccine series:
      • Pfizer or Moderna – Received additional (third) dose at least three months ago.
      • Johnson & Johnson – Received additional (second) dose at least two months ago.
    • Should receive a second booster dose of Pfizer or Moderna if at least four months after receiving their first booster dose.
  • Based on CDC and FDA guidance, use of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine is limited to people aged 18 and older who cannot receive other COVID-19 vaccines due to medical reasons, have limited access to the other vaccines, or who elect to receive the Janssen COVID-19 Vaccine because they would otherwise not receive a COVID-19 vaccine.

The patient is our first concern. Our quest is to become California’s leading and most innovative community health center.

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