Get the Vaccine

 

Please do not visit a clinic unless you have an appointment. CCHS has a process for providing leftover or unanticipated doses of vaccine to residents who have requested appointments. View distribution phases for information about eligibility and the chart below for how to request an appointment

Healthcare providers who have extra doses left at the end of vaccination clinics should follow our guidance for minimizing waste of COVID-19 vaccine.

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Distribution Phases at a Glance

  • People ages 75 and over

  • People ages 65 - 74

  • Frontline essential workers

  • Healthcare workers
    (tiers 1, 2, 3)

  • Employees & residents of long-term care facilities

People ages 16 - 64 with high-risk health conditions

All people ages 16 years and older not in previous phases

 

Dec. - Jan.

Started January

Estimated March 15

Estimated Summer

Note: Phase 1C and Phase 2 have been removed in accordance with the State of California’s vaccine allocation guidelines.
 

Vaccine Eligibility 

 

Eligible Now

Phase 1A: December - January​

  • Healthcare personnel (tiers 1, 2, 3)

  • Employees & residents of long-term care facilities

1A - Tier 1

  • Acute care, psychiatric, and correctional facility hospital staff

  • Residents and staff at skilled nursing facilities, assisted living facilities, and similar settings for older or medically vulnerable individuals

  • Paramedics and EMTs

  • Dialysis centers

1A - Tier 2

  • Intermediate care facilities for persons who need non-continuous nursing supervision and supportive care

  • Home health care and in-home supportive services

  • Community health workers, including promotoras

  • Public health field staff

  • Primary care clinic workers

1A - Tier 3

Other healthcare workers, including:

  • Specialty clinics

  • Laboratory workers

  • Dental and other oral health clinics

  • Pharmacy staff not working in settings at higher tiers

  • Mortuary workers

Phase 1B: started January​

 
 

Eligible Later

​​Estimated March 15

Estimated Summer

  • All people ages 16 years and older not in previous phases

Note: Phase 1C and Phase 2 have been removed from the chart above in accordance with the State of California’s vaccine allocation guidelines.

 

 

 

Making an Appointment

Healthcare systems, pharmacies and other providers have different eligibility requirements for COVID-19 vaccinations. View the table below for information about eligibility and how to schedule an appointment.

 

Where to Get a Vaccine

Who's Eligible Now

(Confirm with your health provider)

Schedule an Appointment

 

Contra Costa Health Services (CCHS)

The county health department will immunize all eligible people whether they have insurance or not:

  • All phase 1A

  • Residents age 65 and older

  • Essential workers in:

    • Agriculture and food

    • Education and childcare

    • Emergency services​​

Click here to request an appointment. Eligible residents who have difficulty using the form or have no internet access can request an appointment by calling 1-833-829-2626.

  • Instructions: Vaccine Scheduling with MyChart

  • Video: How to Activate MyChart & Schedule Your COVID-19 Vaccination Appointment

  • Video: Using MyChart to Schedule Your COVID-19 Vaccination Appointment

 

Contra Costa Regional Medical Center & Health Centers

Serves eligible Medi-Cal patients and Contra Costa Health Plan members in their network who are:

CVS

  • People age 65+

  • Health care workers

  • ​Long-term care residents and staff

 

John Muir Health

John Muir Health patients who are:

  • Age 65 and older

John Muir Health is doing direct outreach to its 65-and-older patients via MyChart messages, email, text messages and phone calls.

 

Kaiser Permanente

Kaiser members who are:

  • Phase 1A healthcare workers, long-term care patients & staff, emergency medical services

  • Age 65 and older

People in phase 1A can click here to complete an e-visit. People ages 65 and older will be contacted via letter or email.

 

La Clinica

La Clinica patients who are:

  • All phase 1A

  • Age 65 and older

  • Essential workers in:

    • Agriculture and food​

    • Education and childcare

    • Emergency services

La Clinica is directly contacting eligible patients to schedule vaccine appointments.

 

LifeLong Medical

LifeLong patients:

  • All phase 1A

  • Age 65 and older

  • Essential workers in:

    • Agriculture and food​

    • Education and childcare

    • Emergency services

LifeLong Medical Care is directly contacting eligible patients to schedule vaccine appointments.

 

MyTurn (State of California)

  • All phase 1A

  • Age 65 and older

  • Essential workers in:

    • Agriculture and food​

    • Education and childcare

    • Emergency services

Eligible members of the public can request an appointment online or call 1-833-422-4255.

 
 

Oakland-Alameda Coliseum (FEMA and Cal OES)

  • All phase 1A

  • Age 65 and older

  • Essential workers in:

    • Agriculture and food​

    • Education and childcare

    • Emergency services

Eligible members of the public can request an appointment online or call 1-833-422-4255.

OptumServe

County residents who are:

Eligible county residents can request an appointment online or call 1-877-218-0381 (option 7). This call center is open 7 a.m. – 8 p.m. weekdays, 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. weekends.

 
  • People age 65 and older

  • Health care workers 

  • Long-term care residents and staff 

  • Pharmacy staff  

  • Public health employees

 
 

Sutter Health

Sutter patients who are:

  • Age 65 and older

Walgreens

  • All phase 1A

  • People age 65 and older

  • Essential workers in:

    • Agriculture and food

    • Education and childcare

    • Emergency services

 
 

 

 

Vaccine Site Map

The map below shows COVID-19 vaccination sites for Contra Costa Health Services and major community partners.



Cost

Vaccine doses purchased with U.S. taxpayer dollars will be given at no cost to you. Vaccination providers may charge an administration fee, usually billed to your insurance.

 

 



Ethical and Equitable Vaccine Allocations

Contra Costa Health Services formed the COVID-19 Ethical & Equitable Vaccine Allocations Committee to ensure a fair, transparent, and evidence‐based approach to access during the early stages of availability.  Click here to learn more.