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COVID-19 Vaccine

How to Get Vaccinated

Before you begin  
  • The COVID-19 vaccine is free.
  • Vaccines are available for everyone age 12 and over.
  • You will not be asked about your immigration status when you get a vaccine.
  • No appointment is needed at many locations.

To learn more about each vaccine, read the FDA Fact Sheets for Recipients and Caregivers or the 1-page summaries - COVID-19 Vaccine Risks and Benefits.

Visit VaccinateLACounty.com for more information including COVID-19 Vaccine FAQs

If you are home-bound you can request an in-home vaccination.

Los Angeles County residents can apply in 2 ways:

  1. Call the DPH Vaccine Call Center 833-540-0473 open daily 8am to 8:30pm, or
  2. Fill out the online request form: English | Español | 简体中文 | 繁體中文 | العربية | հայերեն | អក្សរខ្មែរ | 日本語 | 한국어 | Русский | Tiếng Việt | فارسى | Tagolog.
    Please note that availability may be delayed due to high demand.

Long Beach residents can apply for in-home vaccination here.

Pasadena residents can call the Pasadena Citizen Service Center at 626-744-7311, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. at 4 p.m.

NEED A RIDE? Uber and Lyft are now providing free rides to and from vaccination sites.
Don't have the app? Call the Call Center to book your ride

For information about paratransit or other transit services for people with disabilities, call the Call Center or click here.

DPH Vaccine Call Center 833-540-0473 open daily 8am to 8:30pm

Choose a location that offers the Pfizer vaccine. People under the age of 18 will be turned away if the site does not offer Pfizer vaccine. This is because both the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccines are only authorized for use with people age 18 and over. The type(s) of vaccine offered are shown in the vaccination location listings below. You can also view a complete list of all the LA County vaccination locations that offer the Pfizer vaccine.

The information below applies to minors being vaccinated at a site run by the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health:

  • For all minors aged 12-17: A parent or legal guardian signed a consent form is required for both visits.
  • 16 and 17-year-olds should be accompanied by their parent or legal guardian if possible.
  • 12-15 year-olds must be accompanied by their parent, legal guardian, or a responsible adult.

See required documentation for more information.

Preparing for your visit After your visit

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Preparing for your visit

In order to be vaccinated at a site run by the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, you will need to show:

    1. Proof of age, and
    2. Minors age 12-17 only - Consent form (see below for more details)

You do not need to show government-issued ID and you do not need to be a US citizen to get a vaccine. Below, is a list of documents that will be accepted. This list is not complete and other documents may be accepted One document may meet more than one requirement (e.g. a driver's license).

If you have health insurance, please bring your health insurance card (COVID-19 vaccines are free regardless of insurance status)

Examples of proof of age:

  • Driver's license or permit (foreign country or expired ID okay)
  • California ID card or REAL ID card (from the DMV)
  • Consular ID (Matricula Consular)
  • Medicare card
  • Military ID
  • Membership card (foreign country okay if written in English)
  • Passport (foreign country or expired okay)
  • Birth certificate
  • Medical document/records (including immunization records) from medical provider, clinic, or doctor
  • Any official document that includes name and date of birth (for example, school record)
  • A consent form is required for all minors age 12 through 17 at each visit.
  • 16 and 17-year-olds should be accompanied by their parent or legal guardian if possible. If this is not possible, they must bring a consent form signed by their parent or legal guardian.
  • 12 through 15-year-olds must be accompanied by their parent, legal guardian, or a responsible adult. If the child is accompanied by a responsible adult, the consent form must name the responsible person and be signed by the parent or legal guardian.
  • For all minors, the parent, guardian, or responsible person that accompanies them must bring their photo ID.
  • Note: If the minor is being vaccinated at school, consent is required; however, the school’s guidance should be followed on whether a parent/legal guardian or named adult needs to be present.
  • Public Health consent form: Inglés | Español | 简体中文 | 繁體中文 | العربية | հայերեն | អក្សរខ្មែរ | 日本語 | 한국어 | Русский | Tiếng Việt | فارسى | Tagalog
    Consent forms are available at the vaccination site, or can be printed for free in LA County libraries.

  • Remember to bring the required documentation or you may be turned away.
  • Please do not arrive more than 10 minutes before for your appointment. Plan to stay at the appointment for at for approximately one hour. This includes 15-30 minutes for you to be observed after you receive your vaccination.
  • Read the information about the vaccine that you will be given that was in your appointment confirmation. It may be helpful to write down any questions.
  • Do not stop your routine medicines before getting vaccinated, unless your doctor recommends it.
  • Face masks must be worn at vaccination sites.
  • Wear clothing that will allow easy access to your upper arm where the vaccine will be given. On warm days, wear a hat and lightweight clothing (if you are visiting a walk-up site).
  • Eat a light snack before your appointment and stay hydrated (bring extra water, just in case).
  • Before you leave the vaccination site, make sure that you know how to get your second appointment.

After your visit

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