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COVID-19 Vaccine

Vaccines are available to LifeLong patients and the community. Free for everyone – Open to the Public – No insurance or documentation needed – Walk-up’s welcome without an appointment.

We offer all three COVID-19 vaccines approved in the US:

  • Pfizer vaccine only on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Saturday (all ages).
  • Modera vaccine only on Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Friday (ages 18 and older).
  • Johnson & Johnson vaccine available by request at all sites, any day of the week (ages 18 and older).

See the schedule links below, or call (510) 549-5454 to make an appointment.

Vaccines for Minors

**Appointments for ages 12-17 are ONLY available on Pfizer days (Mondays, Tuesdays, and Saturdays). If you are under the age of 18, do NOT book on other days of the week.

All minors under the age of 18 will need parent/guardian consent to get vaccinated. Consent can be given in TWO ways:

  • Written: Print the below form in advance and bring it signed to your appointment, or parent/guardian can sign at appointment if accompanying minor.
  • Verbal: Parent/guardian must be available at time of appointment to give consent over the phone.
English Consent Form Spanish Consent Form

Schedule an Appointment

We offer the vaccine at four of our LifeLong Health Centers. The clinics are held outside, so please dress accordingly.

We take walk-up’s, but your appointment will go faster if you schedule in advance. Click on the location that is best for you to book an appointment below

Schedules are subject to change.

EAST OAKLAND HEALTH CENTER

10700 MacArthur Blvd, Oakland

Tuesdays, 1:00pm – 4:00pm **Open to ages 12 and up
Fridays, 9:00am – 12:00pm **Ages 18 and up ONLY

  East Oakland Health Center Schedule  

WEST BERKELEY HEALTH CENTER

837 Addison St, Berkeley

Mondays, 8:30am – 11:30am **Open to ages 12 and up
Fridays, 8:30am – 11:30am **Ages 18 and up ONLY
Saturdays, 8:30am–11:00am **Open to ages 12 and up

  West Berkeley Health Center Schedule  

WILLIAM JENKINS HEALTH CENTER

150 Harbour Way, Richmond

Tuesdays, 8:30am – 11:30am **Open to ages 12 and up
Wednesdays, 8:30am – 11:30am **Ages 18 and up ONLY

  William Jenkins Health Center - Richmond Schedule  

BROOKSIDE SAN PABLO HEALTH CENTER

2023 Vale Rd, San Pablo

Mondays, 9:00am – 4:00pm **Open to ages 12 and up
Thursdays, 9:00am – 12:00pm **Ages 18 and up ONLY
Fridays, 1:00pm – 4:00pm **Ages 18 and up ONLY

  Brookside San Pablo Health Center Schedule  

Locations & Scheduling

Pfizer is offered on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Saturdays **Appointments for ages 12-17 are ONLY available these days. Ages 18+ can also book these days.**

Moderna is offered on Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays. **These vaccine clinics are ONLY for ages 18 and older.**

Johnson & Johnson is available all days of the week for ages 18 and older.

LifeLong East Oakland Health Center

10700 MacArthur Boulevard
Oakland, CA 94605

If you are 12-17 years old, ONLY book an appointment on a Tuesday.

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LifeLong West Berkeley Health Center

837 Addison Street
Berkeley, CA 94710

If you are 12-17 years old, ONLY book an appointment on a Monday or Saturday.

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LifeLong William Jenkins Health Center

150 Harbour Way
Richmond, CA 94801

If you are 12-17 years old, ONLY book an appointment on a Tuesday.

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LifeLong Brookside San Pablo Health Center

2023 Vale Rd.
San Pablo, CA 94806

If you are 12-17 years old, ONLY book an appointment on a Monday.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Why

The COVID-19 vaccine, like all vaccines, teaches your body to fight against a germ that causes disease. Other common vaccines protect you from flu, pneumonia, and tetanus. We can successfully slow the spread of COVID-19 when 70% to 80% of people are vaccinated.


What

Like most vaccines, the COVID-19 vaccine will be a shot in your arm or another big muscle. You will need two shots – the first shot starts building your body's immunity to COVID-19 and the second shot is a "booster" to increase protection against COVID-19. The second shot must be given weeks after the first shot.


Who

Healthcare workers and people 65 years and older are getting vaccinated. In the coming weeks and months, you too will be able to get vaccinated. All adults should get vaccinated. People who have had allergic reactions to vaccines or other injections in the past should ask their healthcare provider. You cannot get the vaccine if you currently have COVID-19. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact your healthcare provider.


How

Your health clinic will contact you to schedule an appointment when you are able to get vaccinated. After you get your COVID-19 shot, your health clinic will watch you for 15 minutes to make sure you do not have an allergic reaction. Then, your health clinic will tell you when to come back for your second shot. Immunity – when your body can fight COVID-19 – will be at least 1-2 weeks after the second shot.


Side Effects

Like with other shots, you may feel sore, tired, achy, and possibly feverish the day of and after the COVID-19 shot. These symptoms mean your body is building protection against COVID-19. Most symptoms will go away in 2 days. You may feel more symptoms after the second shot. You need two shots for full protection. Remember, after you get the vaccine, you STILL have to wear masks, keep physical distance and wash your hands.


Safety

Approved vaccines prevent new COVID-19 infections and are safe. In clinical trials, people who got the vaccine were less likely to get sick from COVID-19 or be hospitalized than people who didn't get the vaccine. The vaccines have been tested on thousands of people and no serious safety concerns have arisen.


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