Message from the Chief
Read the latest community update from County Health Chief Louise Rogers.
Pop-Up COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic Program Has Ended
County Health’s COVID-19 pop-up clinic program for schools and faith-based organizations concluded on March 31. Vaccines and boosters remain widely available at health care providers and pharmacies.
State Updates COVID-19 Guidance
As of April 3, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) no longer requires masks in indoor high-risk and health care settings. Read more about the new guidance here.
Updated, Bivalent Boosters
Updated boosters are available from primary health care providers, such as Kaiser and Sutter, as well as from pharmacies such as Walgreens, CVS, and others. Vaccines are available with or without advance appointments on MyTurn, though appointments are recommended.
View the California Department of Public Health’s Vaccine Timing chart for information on the COVID-19 vaccine series and updated booster schedules. Updated booster shots are available with or without advance appointments on MyTurn, though appointments are recommended.
Residents can continue to schedule vaccination appointments at local pharmacies such as CVS, Safeway, Albertsons, Walgreens, and/or through primary care providers, such as Kaiser, Sutter Health, Dignity Health, Stanford Medicine, San Mateo Medical Center, etc.
For real-time information on the availability of vaccines and how to schedule an appointment by location, visit vaccines.gov.
Congregate Facility Vaccination Clinics
By request, County Health offers COVID-19 and flu vaccination clinics at congregate care facilities, including skilled nursing facilities, shelters, and residential facilities for the elderly. Please use this form to request a vaccine clinic at a congregate facility. Congregate facility vaccination clinics will conclude on June 30.
In-home COVID-19 vaccinations and boosters are available to residents unable to leave home due to age, disability, or medical reasons. Call Aging & Adult Services (AAS) at (844) 868-0938 to request an in-home vaccination appointment. Homebound vaccinations will conclude on June 30.
For vaccine-related questions, please email inquiries to email@example.com.
State-sponsored COVID-19 testing has ended in San Mateo County. PCR testing remains widely available through health care providers and pharmacies.
Rapid antigen test kits (home test kits) are also available through pharmacies and free from the federal government.
For additional information on testing guidance from the California Department of Public Health (CDPH), please view the How to Get Tested guidance.