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The City of Berkeley Health Officer has ordered all residents to shelter at home, leaving only to receive or provide essential services, starting 12:01 am on Tuesday, March 17. See details of the Order, frequently asked questions, and recommendations from Berkeley Public Health at https://www.cityofberkeley.info/coronavirus.

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Immunization Program

Most City buildings are closed to the public. The Ann Chandler Clinic is providing prescription refills and tele-medicine appointments on Tuesdays only.

The City of Berkeley Health Officer has ordered residents to shelter in place, leaving only for essential needs. Read the latest changes to City services and COVID-19 information from Berkeley Public Health.


 The Public Health Center only provides vaccines to the following:  

  • Children who are Medi-Cal/CHDP eligible, not insured or American Indian or Alaskan Native; and
  • Adults who do not have health insurance or whose health insurance does not cover vaccinations.

This program also offers information about other immunization and vaccination programs available to the community.


Hours | Flu Vaccine Vaccines for Children Vaccines for Adults | Who is this program for? | Additional Information |  Contact Us |  Community Immunity: What can YOU do?  


HOURS
Please check website regularly for updates.

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FLU VACCINE

The best way to prevent the flu is to get a flu vaccination each flu season. 

Flu vaccine will be available starting October 26, 2020.  Call 510-981-5350 for more information and to schedule an appointment. 

Who: Anyone 3 years of age and older; Residents of Berkeley who have private health insurance (i.e. Kaiser, MediCal, Blue Cross Managed Care, etc.) should first check with their regular health care provider to receive the flu vaccine.

When: Appointment necessary. Please call 510-981-5350 to schedule.

 Monday  9:30 - 11:45 am
   1:00 - 3:15 pm
   
 Wednesday  9:30 - 11:45 am
   1:00 - 3:15 pm
   
 Friday  9:30 - 11:45 am
   1:00 - 1:55 pm

Cost: Free 

What to expect on the day of your appointment:  

Additional flu resources and information:

If you are seeking flu vaccines at times that fall outside of our schedule, please review the Alameda County Immunization Clinics/Flu Shot location resource list (English and Spanish), which includes locations that provide vaccines for children and adults, tuberculosis skin tests, seasonal influenza, and more.

It’s also important to note that vaccines are also available at many local and chain pharmacies, but do call these locations in advance to ensure what you need is in stock and to determine age requirements. These are often covered by most medical insurances.
If you have health insurance, (such as Medi-Cal, Alameda Alliance, Kaiser, Blue Shield, Blue Cross, United Health Care, etc.), the very best place to go for all vaccinations is their doctor's office, and often their offices have same day appointments.

CLICK HERE for more information about influenza ("the flu") 
 
CLICK HERE for a list of other places to receive a flu shot

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VACCINES FOR CHILDREN - ages 3 - 18 years
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  • Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis/ “whooping cough”)
  • Meningococcal
  • DTap
  • MMR (measles, mumps, rubella)
  • Polio
  • HPV
  • Varicella
  • HIB
  • Hepatitis B
  • Pneumococcal for children under 5 years

For all other childhood vaccinations we will make appointments with local providers within 5 business days for those who qualify, or provide referrals for immunization services.

CLICK HERE for information about the law requiring a Tdap booster for students entering 7th - 12th grades.  

CLICK HERE for information about immunization rates for schools and child care facilities in the state of California.

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VACCINES FOR ADULTS  

Unfortunately, we are not able to offer these vaccines at this time. For more information on other locations that are offering these vaccines, please visit Alameda County Immunization Clinics for information in English and Spanish.

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WHO IS THE IMMUNIZATION PROGRAM FOR:

Residents of Berkeley and surrounding areas who are uninsured or whose insurance does not cover immunizations.

Charge for Services:  $26/Administrative fee per vaccine (Children will not be denied immunizations due to inability to pay.)

Languages Spoken:
  English and Spanish; interpreter services available for other languages

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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION & RESOURCES

Immunization Clinics in Alameda County   

The following links lead to sites with information about immunizations and vaccine-related health issues.

(To read PDF files, click here to download Adobe Acrobat Reader for free.

Health Info A-Z
Travel  
Vaccine Safety 
Immunization Schedule for Children 0-6 
Immunization Schedule for Children 7-18  
Immunization Schedule for Adults 
El Horario de Vacunas para los niños (en español) 

Disclaimer: Unless otherwise specified, the City of Berkeley does not maintain and is not responsible for the content of any of the outside sites linked to our Web pages.  The listing of City of Berkeley's name with any of these sites should not be misconstrued as an endorsement of the information in them unless explicitly noted.

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CONTACT US:

830UniversityAnn Chandler Public Health Center
830 University Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94710

510-981-5350 (Phone)  
510-981-5385 (Fax)  
510-981-6903 (TDD)
PublicHealth@cityofberkeley.info

 

 

 

  

  

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