Staying up-to-date with your COVID-19 vaccines is the best way to prevent severe illness, hospitalizations and death.

COVID-19 vaccines are available to everyone 6 months and older.
Make an appointment with your doctor or your local pharmacy to get vaccinated.

As of April 18, 2023, the FDA has authorized the use of the updated (bivalent) Moderna and Pfizer vaccines for all doses given to anyone 6 months of age and older. The original (monovalent) vaccines are no longer authorized for use. For the new recommendations on staying up-to-date with COVID-19 vaccination, visit

How do I get a vaccine?

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Check or call (833) 422-4255 for help finding a nearby COVID-19 vaccine appointment. If appointments are not available, sign up to be notified when they are.

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Community Vaccine Clinics

Information on free, walk-in COVID-19 vaccine clinics happening throughout the County.

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You can also look for vaccine appointments on the CDC’s VaccineFinder.

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Need a ride? Lyft is offering free transportation to vaccine appointments.

Homebound and need vaccine?
Please complete this survey to help Public Health in planning for homebound vaccination efforts.


You can also check with your healthcare provider or local pharmacy. See below.

COVID-19 Vaccine Information for Santa Cruz County Residents
If you need help making an appointment, call the Bridges to Access Vaccination Helpline at (831) 219-8607. Leave your name, phone number, age and zip code, and Community Bridges’ staff will call back within 48 hours. For assistance scheduling vaccinations and testing call (831)-440-3556 (English, Spanish, Mixteco and Triqui).
Healthcare System Current Eligibility How to Schedule an Appointment
Kaiser Permanente

Patients 6 months and older

Call 866-454-8855 or visit
Sutter Health/Palo Alto Medical Foundation (PAMF) Patients 6 months and older Contact Sutter/PAMF to schedule a vaccination appointment: or by phone (844) 987-6115
Dignity Health Medical Group – Dominican Patients 6 months and older More information is available at Please call (831) 288-6526 for assistance.
Doctors on Duty Santa Cruz: Individuals 18 and older
Watsonville: Individuals 6 months and older
Call to make an appointment.
Santa Cruz 831-425-7991
Watsonville 831-722-1444
Salud Para La Gente Patients 6 months and older To schedule an appointment, text VAX to (831) 728-0222.
Santa Cruz Community Health (SCCH) Patients 6 months and older Call (831) 427-3500 to schedule a COVID-19 vaccination appointment.
Emeline Health Center Individuals 6 months and older To make an appointment, contact the main line at (831) 454-4100.
Watsonville Health Center Individuals 6 months and older To make an appointment please call 831-763-8185. You may also contact the clinic main line (831) 763-8400.
Homeless Persons Health Project (HPHP) People experiencing homelessness or anybody eligible 5+. To make an appointment, call (831) 454-2080 or use the following link -
Pediatric Medical Group of Watsonville Patients 6 months and older Under how to make an appointment: To make an appointment, please call (831) 728-2969
Rite Aid Check website for eligibility.
CVS Check website for eligibility.
Walgreen's Check website for eligibility.
Safeway Check website for eligibility.
Costco Check website for eligibility.
Westside Pharmacy Individuals 18 and older To make an appointment, please call (831) 423-7175
If you would like to be notified when it is your turn. Sign up at: COVID-19 hotline: 833-422-4255.


The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) now offers weekly vaccine progress reports on their website.

California is tracking the progress of vaccinations across the state.

On the State page, you can find Statewide Vaccination Data, Vaccination Status by Vaccine Equity Metric, Vaccination status by age, race and ethnicity, vaccinations by zip code, and other useful information.

You can also look at vaccination information by county jurisdiction by filtering which measures you would like to see and selecting a county.

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You can directly access an interactive map of Vaccination Progress by Zip Code and Vaccine Equity Quartile by visiting:

Information on vaccination progress by zip code is presented when hovering over each zip code.

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Vaccine Equity Metric score quartiles estimate factors that impact health, like income, education, and access to health care. Zip codes range from less healthy community conditions in Quartile 1 to more healthy community conditions in Quartile 4

These data do not include doses administered by the following federal agencies who received vaccine allocated directly from CDC: Indian Health Service, Veterans Health Administration, Department of Defense, and the Federal Bureau of Prisons.

You can view all open source data and methodology at the California Health and Human Services Open Data Portal:


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