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Vaccine Clinics, Registration and Eligibility Information

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LIMITED NUMBER OF VACANCIES FOR 2/25/21 PFIZER CLINIC, 75+-- We have a very limited number of openings at our drive thru clinic at Red Hawk Casino (1 Red Hawk Pkwy, Shingle Springs) on Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021. If you are 75 or older, need a first or second dose Pfizer vaccine, click here to sign up. You won't be able to register if it becomes full. https://www.calvax.org/reg/2699303109 

New! (2-18-21) NEW WAY TO SCHEDULE A VACCINE APPOINTMENT Starting today, residents can be notified by email or text when they become eligible for a vaccine AND when an appointment becomes available! Signing up for the service is simple and takes less than 5 minutes. You'll get an email or text confirming your eligibility and another email or text when an appointment is available. It does not work with landline phones. Visit My Turn for more information. 

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New! (2-18-21) ARE YOU 75 OR OLDER AND NEED A FIRST DOSE VACCINE? We are prioritizing this age group since it is most likely to have serious, even deadly, impacts of COVID-19. If you or someone you know is 75 or older, please email eochealth@edso.org for an appointment. Age verification is required. 


New! (2-16-21) INFORMATION ABOUT SECOND DOSES FROM COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH OFFICES

  • If you received your first dose of Moderna from the Public Health Placerville office, you should have received an email  with information about how to register for a Moderna second shot only clinic to be held February 18th. If you haven't received an email invitation to schedule your second dose, please contact eochealth@edso.org. Emails to those who received their first dose from the Public Health office in South Lake Tahoe will be sent by 2/19/21 for upcoming clinics.
  • If you received your first dose of Pfizer from the Public Health Office, you will receive an email by 2/19/21 with information about how to register for a Pfizer second shot only clinic to be held in late February-late March.

New! (2-16-21) EL DORADO HILLS FIRE DEPARTMENT 75+ DRIVE THRU CLINIC FEBRUARY 27, 2021

This is a Moderna clinic specifically for El Dorado County residents 75 and older who register. Non-registered residents will not be accommodated.  Please click here to register:  https://www.calvax.org/clinic/private_registration/9a65eaaf-16fa-47d4-a3e0-aec1d3ddc063 A link to the second dose clinic scheduled for March 27th will be provided at the Feb 27th clinic. Location: El Dorado Hills Fire Station 86, 3670 Bass Lake Road, El Dorado Hills


FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (VACCINATION REGISTRATION PROCESS)

COVID19 vaccine FAQ 2-2-21.pdf


  • Vaccination clinics are offered BY APPOINTMENT ONLY at El Dorado County Public Health Department in Placerville and South Lake Tahoe and select Safeway Pharmacies for all categories in Phase 1A tiers 1-3, Phase 1B tier 1 and anyone aged 75 and older regardless of employment status. (Register for one only.)  WALK-INS WILL BE TURNED AWAY. 

  • Appointments are available based on the amount of vaccines allocated by the State. If there is no vaccine available, no registration for an appointment will be possible. 
  • Proof of residency in El Dorado County, employment status in El Dorado, and/or age may be required at time of appointment. 
  • Please be aware that the Pfizer vaccine cannot be administered to persons under 16 years of age; Moderna vaccine cannot be administered to persons under 18 years of age.

  • There has been significant interest across the County from the people who are eligible to receive a vaccine. Please note that clinics are only allowing appointments to be scheduled based on how many doses they have available. Currently, appointments are full through mid-February at the County's Public Health offices and all six Safeway pharmacies. 

If you would like to be notified when your Phase/tier is eligible AND when an appointment is available, sign up for an alert from MY Turn here



SAFEWAY PHARMACY CLINICS (M-F 10am-5:30pm or 6:30pm as noted below) 
(
Moderna) CURRENTLY FULL AT ALL STORE LOCATIONS; NOT ACCEPTING REGISTRATIONS FOR APPOINTMENTS. AWAITING ADDITIONAL VACCINE ALLOCATION FROM THE STATE.

1. Register for an appointment at any Pharmacy of your choosing by clicking on the corresponding link below. There is a unique link for each store. 

2. Bring medical/prescription insurance card to their appointment 

3. Fill out the Immunization Consent Form AND the CDC pre-vaccination screening form before the appointment if possible

 

  • Pollock Pines Safeway 18256498 Pony Express Tr., Pollock Pines ; 530-647-7449 
    Monday-Friday,10am-5:30pm (Lunch Break between 1-2pm )  

  • Placerville Safeway 17243955 Missouri Flat Rd., Placerville; 530-295-2977 
    Monday-Friday,10am-6:30pm (Lunch Break between 1-2pm )  

  • South Lake Tahoe Safeway 18241020 Johnson Ln., SoutLake Tahoe; 530-542-7744 
    Monday-Friday,10am-6:30pm (Lunch Break between 1-2pm)  

  • El Dorado Hills Safeway 748, 3383 Bass Lake Rd, EDH 
    Monday-Friday, 10am-6:30pm (Lunch break between 1-2pm)

  • El Dorado Hills Safeway 2683, 2207 Francisco Drive, EDH 
    Monday-Friday, 10am-6:30pm (Lunch break between 1-2pm)

  • Cameron Park Safeway 16183380 Coach Ln., Cameron Park, 95682; 530-676-6938 
    Monday-Friday, 10am-6:30pm (Lunch Break between 1-2pm)


New! (2-14-21) CVS/Rite Aid (Moderna)

The Federal Retail Pharmacy Program has been activated, allowing select store locations to begin providing Moderna vaccine by appointment only. Eligible populations include residents 65+ and healthcare workers. Appointments are required. Eligible residents should not contact individual stores for appointments or come to the store seeking a vaccination without an appointment. 

In El Dorado County, the following CVS store is currently providing vaccinations:

  • 3500 Palmer Drive, Cameron Park

Please click the following link for an appointment: 
https://www.cvs.com/immunizations/covid-19-vaccine  Appointments can also be scheduled via the CVS pharmacy app. If you are an eligible resident without internet access, please call CVS at 800-746-7287 for assistance on scheduling.

EL DORADO COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH CLINICS

 (Pfizer and Moderna, depending on office) CURRENTLY FULL; NOT ACCEPTING REGISTRATIONS FOR EITHER OFFICE. AWAITING ADDITIONAL VACCINE ALLOCATION FROM THE STATE.

  • Public Health Clinic-Placerville: 931 Spring Street, Placerville 
    • Placerville Clinics will run Monday-Friday, 9am-3:30pm 
  • Public Health Clinic - South Lake Tahoe: 1360 Johnson Blvd #103, South Lake Tahoe 
    • South Lake Tahoe Clinics will run Monday, Thursday, Friday, 9am-1pm


Public Health vaccinators cannot vaccinate persons who: 

  • Are exhibiting COVID-19 symptoms 

  • have had any vaccination in the last 14 days 

  • Pregnant or breastfeeding women 

  • have had an anaphylactic reaction to a vaccination or injectable 

  • passive antibody therapy in the last 90 days. 


Fill out the Public Health Screening Registration Form before appointment if possible. You will be required to wait 15 minutes after your vaccination. 


ARE YOU A SENIOR AND NEED HELP REGISTERING FOR AN APPOINTMENT? 

El Dorado County Senior Information and Assistance and County Libraries are offering a service to help seniors aged 75 and over who don’t have Internet access or those having trouble navigating the online registration. For a vaccine. Please see this flyer (in English and Spanish) to learn more. 


For vaccine clinics in other Counties, please check those individual County websites.