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Covid-19 Vaccine and Booster

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The COVID-19 bivalent booster is here!

The bivalent booster offers protection against the newest Omicron variants. Even if you’ve had COVID-19… you can get it again and risk serious illness or long-term symptoms. Read more about the booster

Our doctors recommend all patients age 5 years and older get the bivalent booster. You are eligible for the booster least two months following your most recent COVID-19 vaccine (whether it was completing two doses of a primary series or a booster).

Get vaccinated and boosted at your clinic

Current patients with a primary care doctor at San Mateo Medical Center can call (650) 372-3200 to make an appointment for the COVID-19 vaccine or booster.

If you are not a patient at San Mateo Medical Center, here’s how you can get vaccinated

Community vaccine and booster clinics

Sign up on MyTurn or call 1-833-422-4255.
More options: www.smchealth.org/vaccine-clinic-calendar

If you haven’t been vaccinated yet, it’s never too late.

The COVID-19 vaccine is safe and effective and prevents serious illness and death. Everyone age 6 months and older can get vaccinated. Read more about the safety of the vaccine, and review the Emergency Use Authorizations (EUA). 

Vaccinations and boosters are available at convenient times and in many locations throughout San Mateo County, including your local San Mateo Medical Center clinic. 

Proof of vaccination

When you get the COVID-19 vaccine, we will ask for your cell phone number and email address. This information will make it easy to get a digital version of your vaccine record when you need it. A digital vaccine record makes it easy to prove your vaccine status if you lose your paper vaccine card.

You are not required to give us this information. But, if we don’t have it, it may be hard get your digital vaccine record in the future. Any information you provide will be kept confidential and be part of your health record.

Get proof of vaccination through the state’s website.

Need a ride to your vaccine appointment?

SamTrans will provide free bus rides on existing service to COVID-19 vaccination sites for people living or working within San Mateo County. Read more here.

Health Plan of San Mateo (HSPM) offers a transportation benefit to members. To schedule a ride, Medi-Cal members should call 1-844-856-4389, and CareAdvantage members should call 1-877-356-1080.

Another option is Redi-Wheels. Call 650-482-9360.