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Covid19 Updates in the Central Los Angeles Area (How to Get Your Vaccine)

Updated: Feb 3, 2021

An email from the City of Los Angeles:

COVID-19 Vaccine Information & Updates

General Vaccine Information

The vaccine will be given in 2 doses and it is safe, effective, and free. This means that no one will have to pay for the vaccine.

To book an appointment you must be in an eligible group, in accordance with County eligibility requirements.

Upon arrival to any City vaccination sites, you will be required to verify your eligibility to receive a vaccine. Currently only healthcare workers and persons age 65 and over are eligible for appointments at City Sites. If you have further questions regarding the vaccine, visit our vaccine FAQ.

Who will get the Vaccine and When?

The Vaccine Distribution page describes the phases and tiers of vaccination, with more information about how these phases may roll out. Green circles show groups of people who have been, or are being, offered vaccines. Red circles show groups who are waiting to be offered vaccines.

These phases and tiers were determined by phases of prioritization developed by the CDC, and guidance developed by the California Department of Public Health. We are currently only administering vaccines in Phase 1A and for people aged 65 and older.

Making an Appointment

Once you become eligible for the vaccine, you can make an appointment at city-run sites at To access appointments at sites across Los Angeles County, please visit where you can find an online hub for all of the vaccination sites countywide. If you or someone you know does not have internet access, call the County Call Center at 1-833-540-0473 between 8 AM - 8:30 PM for assistance making an appointment.

VaxFacts Newsletter

To get updates from the Mayor about the City's vaccination efforts, visit and sign up for the "VaxFacts" newsletter. VaxFacts will only focus on vaccine distribution in Los Angeles.

Working/Volunteering for CORE

CORE is an organization that has been integral to the vaccination efforts. CORE is looking to fill both clinical and non-clinical positions to staff Dodger Stadium, their mobile teams, and support walk-up sites across Los Angeles. If you are able to volunteer or looking for meaningful work, apply for a paid or volunteer position by going to

“Reaching Los Angeles City Immigrants: Response and Resources During the COVID-19 Pandemic” Webinar The Los Angeles Civil + Human Rights and Equity Department will be hosting a webinar on Thursday, January 28, 2021 at 12:30 p.m. The webinar will feature LA City leaders to highlight resources, programs, and educational tools that practitioners, advocates, and community leaders can access to help mitigate the impact of the pandemic on our immigrant populations. Event Details: Thursday, January 28, 2021 12:30 p.m. Register Here To watch The “Reaching Los Angeles City Immigrants: Response and Resources During the COVID-19 Pandemic” webinar - tune into: Channel 35

The Department would like to hear from service providers on how we can better reach immigrant communities, so that we can help to advance racial, health, and economic equity in our City. Please submit your questions and feedback in advance of the event HERE.

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