Schedule COVID-19 Vaccination - Schedule and Booster Shots

Person Getting Vaccinated

Please carefully review the information and instructions below, and then schedule your appointment by clicking on the link below. You may be turned away if you do not meet the qualifications for vaccination as defined by the CDC. Please ensure you carefully read the requirements and also only schedule your appointment based on the day of the week the particular vaccine is offered.

Please review information about the COVID-19 vaccines here:

It is important that you do the following to prepare for your vaccination:

  • Print and complete the COVID-19 vaccination screener and consent form, and bring the completed form to your appointment. A form will be provided if you are not able to complete one prior to your visit.
  • Bring a government-issued photo ID and your insurance card (if applicable). There is no cost to you for getting the Covid-19 vaccine.
  • Bring your CDC vaccine card with you, whether for your second dose appointment or a third dose booster shot appointment.
  • Plan to wear a loose, short-sleeved shirt to your appointment, as the injection spot for the COVID-19 vaccine is on the upper arm just below your shoulder.
  • If scheduling for a booster vaccine, please ensure you have carefully read the booster shot information below and are able to self-attest that you qualify to receive a booster dose as Moderately to Severely Immunocompromised individual as defined by the CDC; or you qualify to receive a COVID-19 booster vaccine doses as defined by the CDC.
  • We highly encourage you use your smartphone and participate in V-Safe to tell CDC about any side effects after getting the Covid-19 vaccine.
  • Vaccinations are available by appointment at our Outpatient Pharmacy Mountain View location.
    El Camino Health Mountain View Outpatient Pharmacy
    2500 Grant Rd., Suite 1B20
    (1st floor main hospital building)
    Mountain View, CA 94040
    Monday to Friday
    Appointments: 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (Monday through Friday)

Please Note: There are now booster recommendations for all three available COVID-19 vaccines in the United States. Eligible individuals may choose which vaccine they receive as a booster dose. Some people may have a preference for the vaccine type that they originally received, and others may prefer to get a different booster. CDC's recommendations now allow for this type of mix and match dosing for booster shots.

Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Shot

The PFIZER or MODERNA booster vaccine is available to people who are:

  • CDC recommends that the following groups should receive a booster shot of Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine at least 6 months after completing their primary series (i.e., the first 2 doses of a COVID-19 vaccine):
    • people aged 65 years and older
    • residents aged 18 years and older in long-term care settings
    • people aged 50–64 years with underlying medical conditions
  • CDC also recommends that the following groups may receive a booster shot of Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine at least 6 months after completing their primary series, based on their individual benefits and risks:
    • people aged 18–49 years with underlying medical conditions
    • people aged 18–64 years at increased risk for COVID-19 exposure and transmission because of occupational or institutional setting
  • These recommendations only apply to people who previously received a Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna primary series (i.e., the first 2 doses of a COVID-19 vaccine).
  • People can talk to their healthcare provider about whether getting a Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna COVID-19 booster shot is appropriate for them.

Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Shot

  • CDC recommends that 18 year and older who received the Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) COVID-19 Vaccine receive a booster dose of a COVID-19 Vaccine at least 2 months after completing their 1-dose primary series of the Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) COVID-19 Vaccine.

COVID-19 Additional Vaccine Dose for Moderately to Severely Immunocompromised People

Currently, the CDC is recommending third doses of the COVID-19 mRNA vaccine (Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna) for patients who are moderately or severely immunocompromised and are at least 28 days past their second dose. The same brand of vaccine as was received for the first two doses should be given for the third dose. At this time, additional doses of the Johnson and Johnson vaccine have not been authorized. If you are not sure whether you qualify for a third dose of the Moderna or Pfizer vaccines, please consult with your physician.

The additional vaccine dose is available to people who have:

  • Been receiving active cancer treatment for tumors or cancers of the blood
  • Received an organ transplant and are taking medicine to suppress the immune system
  • Received a stem cell transplant within the last 2 years or are taking medicine to suppress the immune system
  • Moderate or severe primary immunodeficiency (such as DiGeorge syndrome, Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome)
  • Advanced or untreated HIV infection
  • Active treatment with high-dose corticosteroids or other drugs that may suppress your immune response

If you have any questions, please call 650-988-8240.

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