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The COVID-19 vaccine is here

Now it’s your turn

Safe, free, and effective COVID-19 vaccines are now available to everyone age 16 and up. Let’s end this pandemic. Check for available appointments and book your vaccination as soon as you can.

Book your appointment

There are thousands of My Turn clinics. Simply answer a few quick questions, choose your location, then select a date & time.

Or find a walk-in clinic

Many COVID-19 vaccine clinics now accept walk-ins. And the list is growing every day.

Get vaccinated

Join the millions of Californians who’ve already been vaccinated. Do it for yourself, your family, and your community.

Spread the word

Tell your friends, family, and neighbors about My Turn or even walk them through this website.

Questions and answers

How do I get a COVID-19 vaccine?

Verify your eligibility and schedule an appointment right here on My Turn.

Will it cost me anything?

No! COVID-19 vaccines, including their administration, are free. Your insurance may be charged to cover the cost of administering the vaccine, but that cost will not be passed on to you.

Are there other ways to book an appointment?

Yes, you can call the CA COVID-19 Hotline at 1-833-422-4255 (available in multiple languages) or check with your health provider or local pharmacy about scheduling an appointment.

Is the COVID-19 vaccine effective?

Yes! Several manufacturers are producing FDA-approved COVID-19 vaccines, and they all provide excellent protection from severe illness.

Can I choose which vaccine I get?

The best vaccine for you is one you can get quickly. Californians who are eligible should get any vaccine they can, as soon as they can.

How do I make an appointment?

You’ve come to the right place! Confirm your eligibility and schedule an appointment here on My Turn. You can also check with your physician or local pharmacy to see if they’re administering the vaccine.

What can I expect at the appointment?

After your vaccine you will be monitored on-site for at least 15 minutes. You’ll receive a vaccination card with the date you received your vaccine and the date of your 2nd appointment (if one is needed).

Will I experience side effects after I am vaccinated?

Some people experience a sore arm, aches, fatigue, or fever for a few days after their vaccination. Others do not. Symptoms do not change the vaccine’s safety or effectiveness.

Do I have to wear a mask afterwards?

You should keep wearing a mask, washing your hands, and physically distancing to protect yourself and others until you and those around you are fully vaccinated.

For more information

Here are some links that provide more information about COVID-19, vaccinations, and other FAQs.

Official website for California CoronavirusCalifornia Department of Public HealthChange or cancel appointmentCalifornia Vaccine FAQsMy Turn Volunteers

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