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It’s your turn.

The vaccine is free to all. No insurance required.

Safe, free, effective COVID-19 vaccines are available to everyone age 12 and up—regardless of immigration or insurance status. Stay healthy, protect others and help us end the pandemic. Find a walk-in clinic or make an appointment today.

Make your second appointment

Is it time for your second dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine? Make sure you:

  1. Received Pfizer or Moderna at your 1st appt
  2. Follow the 2nd dose schedule
  3. Bring your vaccination card to your appointment

Manage your appointment

Life happens. We get it. So, it’s easy to change your vaccine appointment.

Family/group scheduling

You don’t have to do it alone. We make it easy for families and groups to schedule their appointments together.

Need an in-home visit or transportation?

Can’t get to a clinic due to health or transportation issues? Let us know you need help when you register, and we’ll call you to arrange an in-home visit or transportation.

Keep up the good work, California!

Your actions save lives. Every vaccination counts in the fight against COVID-19. Already got your vaccine? Help a neighbor or family member schedule an appointment or find a walk-in clinic.

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Questions and answers

We offer help in more than 250 languages. Call 833-422-4255.

What is the You Call The Shot California program?

If you started your vaccination series between May 27, 2021 and July 18, 2021 you are eligible to receive a $50 incentive card. Don’t miss out! Learn more at Vax for the Win.

How do I reschedule/cancel my appointment?

Use the appointment number provided in your text or email confirmation and click here to reschedule or cancel your appointment(s).

Is the COVID-19 vaccine only available to California residents?

No. Vaccination is not based on residency or immigration status.

How do I schedule my second dose?

You can find a walk-in clinic that offers the same brand as your first dose, or you can schedule an appointment for your second dose. When scheduling a second-dose on My Turn, select “Yes” when asked if you've received your first dose and the search results will only show clinics offering the brand you need. Make sure to schedule your second dose at least 20 (Pfizer) or 27 days (Moderna) apart.

Do I need to be present for my minor's appointment?

People younger than 18 years must have parental or guardian consent, unless patient is an emancipated minor. If you’re unable to be at the appointment with your minor, the clinic may accept written consent. Learn more.

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).

How do I show proof that I was vaccinated?

You should have received a COVID-19 vaccination card at your vaccine appointment that documents that brand at vaccine you were given and the date it was administered. To learn how to access your digital vaccine record, visit:

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.

How do I get a vaccine if I’m unable to travel due to health issues?

We can help arrange an in-home appointment. Select yes on the question ‘I need help with transportation to a vaccine clinic, or I need a home appointment…’ to tell us you require this service. After completing registration, someone will contact you. Or you can call the Hotline at (833) 422-4255.

How do I get a vaccine if I need transportation assistance?

We can help arrange transportation. Select yes on the question ‘I need help with transportation to a vaccine clinic…’. After completing registration, someone will contact you. Or you can call the Hotline at (833) 422-4255.