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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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COVID-19 Vaccine Information

Where to get vaccinated in Berkeley

Drop-in COVID vaccinations are available Tuesday-Saturday 9am-5pm at Berkeley Public Health's mass vaccination site in Albany and at pop-up clinics across the city.

Drop-in vaccines or same day appointments may also be available at local pharmacies or through your health care provider.

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Berkeley Public Health vaccine clinics

Everyone 18 and up is welcome at any of the Berkeley Public Health vaccine clinics listed on this page. Clinics using Pfizer vaccine are open to everyone 12 and up.

While all clinics accept drop-ins, making an appointment is the best way to guarantee your spot.

June 15, 16: South Berkeley Clinic (12+)
Longfellow Middle School, 1500 Derby (enter on Ward St.)

  • Tuesday-Wednesday, 15, 16: 11am-6:30pm
  • Walk-up only
  • Parental consent: Those under 18 need parent or guardian permission via signed consent form (see sample), in-person consent at vaccination, or via a phone call. Patients ages 12-15 must be accompanied by a responsible adult before, during, and after their appointment.
  • Those receiving a first dose this week at this site may receive second doses at a different Berkeley location. Second doses are also available at the 1 Buchanan Street site.

Tuesdays-Saturdays: Buchanan St. vaccination site
1 Buchanan St., Albany (Golden Gate Fields parking lot)

  • Every Tuesday-Saturday: 9am-5pm
  • Pfizer (12+): June 15-19
  • Moderna (18+): June 15-19
  • Drop-ins for second doses welcome - bring your vaccination card
  • Parental consent: Those under 18 can only receive Pfizer vaccine and must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. 
  • Reserve a spot To book through MyTurn, complete eligibility information, then scroll down the "select location" page until you see "Buchanan St Parking Lot (next to Albany Bulb)."

More ways to get vaccinated

COVID-19 vaccines are now widely available through other sources. Many pharmacies, supermarkets with pharmacies and private health care providers now offer same-day appointments or drop-in vaccinations.

  • MyTurn: Use myturn.ca.gov to schedule appointments at many sites across the state and region, including the Oakland Coliseum. MyTurn is available in 14 languages.

  • CA COVID-19 hotline: Call 1-833-422-4255 to schedule appointments by phone. Translators are available to support 250 languages.

  • Local pharmacies: Getting vaccinated at a neighborhood pharmacy may be the most convenient, accessible option for many, especially those who rely on walking, biking, and public transportation. For booking information, see: CVS, Safeway, Walgreens.

  • Private health care providers are vaccinating both members and nonmembers: See information from: Kaiser Permanente, Sutter Health, Stanford Health Care.

The COVID-19 vaccine is free for everyone. You do not need insurance to get vaccinated.


Last updated June 15, 2021

Questions? Contact covid19@cityofberkeley.info.

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