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COVID-19 Vaccination Update:

Valley Health Team currently receives a limited number of vaccines on an ongoing basis to vaccinate patients. We encourage every person to receive the COVID-19 vaccination when it becomes available to them. By getting vaccinated, you are not only protecting yourself, but your family, friends, and neighbors. By working together, we can help move past this pandemic and towards a brighter future.

COVID-19 Vaccine Appointments:

As vaccine supplies are limited, we ask for your patience as there could be a delay in scheduling appointments. Please call your nearest Health Center location to let us know you are eligible for Phase 1A or 1B.

COVID-19 Distribution:

COVID-19 vaccines are expected to be available to the general public in the Spring of 2021. It is expected that this timeline will be adjusted as the Public Health Department learns more. Initially, vaccine supply will be LIMITED. California is making sure that these supplies are distributed and administered equitably. Criteria to determine eligibily is made by state and local health departments. To learn more about COVID-19 vaccine distribution, visit the California COVID-19 Response website.

Currently, Fresno County, Tulare County, and Inyo County residents that are in Phase 1A and Phase 1B are eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. Please check the table below to determine your eligibility status based on your county. If you have additional questions please visit www.cdc.gov to learn more about the vaccine and who can receive the vaccine at this time.

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What to Bring?

1. Face Mask
2. Identification
3. Insurance Cards (You will not be charged)
4. Employer Verification* (ID Badge, check stub, or letter from employer)
5. COVID-19 Registration Form 

*Frontline essential workers in food, agriculture, education, childcare, and emergency services that are eligible to receive the vaccine must bring verification from their employer such as an ID badge, check stub, or a letter from their employer.

Currently, there are limited supplies of the vaccine. This information will be updated when supplies increase.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can the COVID-19 vaccine make me sick with COVID-19?

No. None of the vaccines contain the live virus that causes COVID-19 so a COVID-19 vaccine cannot make you sick with COVID-19.

Is the COVID-19 vaccine safe?

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Emergency Use Authorizations (EUA) for three COVID-19 vaccines which have been shown to be safe and effective as determined by data from the manufacturers and findings from large clinical trials. These data demonstrate that the known and potential benefits of this vaccine outweigh the known and potential harms of becoming infected with COVID-19.

Are there any side effects?

The most commonly reported side effects, which typically lasted 1-3 days, were pain at the injection site, tiredness, headache, muscle pain, chills, joint pain, and fever. 

How much will the vaccine cost?

COVID-19 vaccines, including their administration, are free. 

If I have already had COVID-19 and recovered, do I still need to get vaccinated with a COVID-19 vaccine?

The most commonly reported side effects, which typically lasted 1-3 days, were pain at the injection site, tiredness, headache, muscle pain, chills, joint pain, and fever. 

 

 

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