Getting Your COVID-19 Vaccine
Page last updated/reviewed: 9/15/2023
Updated vaccines that are effective against current COVID-19 variants will be arriving soon.
- On September 11, 2023, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) took action to approve and authorize updated (monovalent) mRNA COVID-19 vaccines. The updated vaccines are expected to provide better protection against COVID-19 from the currently circulating variant
- As part of this action, the bivalent Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccines are no longer available (authorized for use) in the U.S.
- On September
12, 2023, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
recommended that everyone 6 months and older get an updated COVID-19
vaccine to protect against potentially serious outcomes of COVID-19
illness this fall and winter.
- Updated COVID-19 vaccines from Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna will be available in the coming weeks.
- For more information, please contact your healthcare provider and visit www.coronavirus-sd.com for updates.
COVID-19 vaccinations are safe, convenient, and available at no-cost
from multiple vaccine providers, including pharmacies and health
centers in San Diego County. Use Vaccines.gov to find a location near you, then
call or visit their website to make an appointment.
Get Vaccinated at a Site Near You
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Contact your healthcare provider, or visit MyTurn.ca.gov, to schedule an appointment.
Visit a Public Health Center throughout San Diego County.
Visit Community Vaccination Events.
**Flu season is here. Find a flu vaccine clinic near you by clicking here.**
What to Bring to Your Vaccination
Items required at the time of vaccination depend on a person’s age.
Adults (18 years and older at the time of vaccination)
- Photo ID or other method of identification. Documentation examples: birth certificate, passport, Provisional Driver's Permit (Learner's Permit), Consular Card.
Minors (6 months to 17 years old)
- All eligible minors may visit a vaccination site without an appointment and without bringing any documentation (photo ID and proof of age) IF a parent, legal guardian, or relative caregiver is with them at the site.
- If a minor will not have an adult present with them at the vaccination site, an appointment needs to be made AND their parent or legal guardian will need to complete the Consent Form for Minors to provide their consent in advance. Parental consent is required for all eligible minors to be vaccinated. See consent forms below.
- What to Expect — Before, During, and After Your Appointment
- Information for Your Appointment
- Information on Updated Boosters
- Information on COVID-19 Vaccines for Children and Teens | Spanish
- Fact Sheets for Recipients and Caregivers
- When You've Been Fully Vaccinated (CDC)
- My Vaccine Record (CDPH)
Interested in offering the COVID-19 vaccine at your event? Click
here, or the button below, to submit a request.