COVID-19 vaccines are an important tool to reducing transmission and returning the community to normal operations. Together, we will end the pandemic.

Everyone 12 years of age and older is now eligible.
Get a COVID-19 vaccine as soon as you can.

How do I get a vaccine appointment?

My Turn

Check or call (833) 422-4255 for help finding a nearby COVID-19 vaccine appointment. If appointments are not available, sign up to be notified when they are.


You can also look for vaccine appointments on the CDC’s VaccineFinder.

Need a ride? Lyft is offering free transportation to vaccine appointments.

Host a Clinic for Staff or the Community

Through the Community Foundation of Santa Cruz County, we provide funding and support to local businesses and organizations to help us reach herd immunity.
Fill out the Vaccine Program Interest Form or email
Questions? See our FAQ.

No appointment? No problem.

Drop in at any one of our community partnership clinics. To view a complete calendar of events, click here.
Homebound and need vaccine?
Please complete this survey to help Public Health in planning for homebound vaccination efforts.


You can also check with your healthcare provider or local pharmacy. See below.

COVID-19 Vaccine Information for Santa Cruz County Residents
If you are over 12 and need help making an appointment, call the Bridges to Access Vaccination Helpline at (831) 219-8607. Leave your name, phone number, age and zip code, and Community Bridges’ staff will call back within 48 hours. For assistance scheduling vaccinations and testing call (831)-440-3556 (English, Spanish, Mixteco and Triqui).
Healthcare System Current Eligibility How to Schedule an Appointment
Kaiser Permanente

Individuals 12 and older.

Call 866-454-8855 or visit
Non-Kasier patients should go to
Sutter Health/Palo Alto Medical Foundation (PAMF) Individuals 12 and older. Contact Sutter/PAMF to schedule a vaccination appointment: or by phone (844) 987-6115
Dignity Health Medical Group – Dominican Individuals 12 and older. Sign up for notifications or make an appointment through For Dignity Health patients, more information is available at Please call (831) 288-6526 for assistance.
Doctors on Duty Patients 18 and older. Call to make an appointment.
Santa Cruz 831-425-7991
Watsonville 831-722-1444
OptumServe Mass Vaccination Site Individuals 12 and older. Call 877-218-0381 or visit English and Spanish available.
COVID-19 hotline: 833-422-4255
Salud Para La Gente Individuals 12 and older. To schedule an appointment, call or text VAX to (831) 728-0222.
Santa Cruz Community Health (SCCH)

Residents 12 and older.

Call (831) 427-3500 to schedule a COVID-19 vaccination appointment.
Emeline Health Center Healthcare workers, EHC patients 12 and older. To make an appointment, contact the main line at (831) 454-4100.
Watsonville Health Center Healthcare workers, WHC patients 12 and older. To make an appointment, call or text (831) 515-9399, if you send a text messages please add your full name, date of birth and phone number. You may also contact the clinic main line (831)763-8400.
Homeless Persons Health Project (HPHP) People experiencing homelessness or anybody eligible 12+. To make an appointment, call (831) 454-2080 or use the following link -
Rite Aid Check website for eligibility.
CVS Check website for eligibility.
Walgreen's Check website for eligibility.
Safeway Check website for eligibility.
If you would like to be notified when it is your turn. Sign up at: COVID-19 hotline: 833-422-4255.





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