Vaccines are crucial tools in the fight against deadly infectious diseases. When the COVID-19 vaccine becomes available to you, we strongly encourage that you receive it.
Keck Medicine is working diligently to coordinate the rollout of COVID-19 vaccines to our patients, in adherence with supply availability and guidelines from the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (LAC DPH), California Department of Public Health (CADPH) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Vaccine supply remains limited — we ask for your patience as we work with county and state officials to secure supply and ensure everyone who is eligible can be vaccinated as soon as possible.
As of April 15, those eligible for vaccination include:
- People 16 or older
- People ages 16 to 64 who work in health care, education and childcare, emergency services or food and agriculture
- People 16 to 64 with high-risk medical conditions, as outlined by the CADPH
You will be asked to provide proof of age or other eligibility. For employment-based eligibility status, please bring proof of employment, such as an ID badge or pay stub.
For the week of April 12, we have availability of appointments for the first dose of the Pfizer vaccination. We welcome you to sign up your family and friends for a vaccine appointment at Keck Medicine. Appointments are scheduled on a first-come, first-served basis. You must have an appointment to receive a vaccination.
To reduce crowding on the day of your appointment, please arrive no more than 30 minutes prior to your appointment time. If you arrive more than 30 minutes before your appointment time, you will be asked to wait in your vehicle.
Ways to Check Your Vaccine Eligibility and Schedule an Appointment
1. You can find out if you are eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine and book your appointment via California’s statewide system, My Turn.
2. The city of Los Angeles is also scheduling vaccine appointments at a variety of locations, including at the Flower Street location on the University of Southern California campus.