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Program: COVID-19 Vaccine Information

Agency: Orange County Health Care Agency - Public Health Services - Communicable Disease Control Division

Resource Number: 71167831

Starting June 19, 2021, the COVID-19 Hotline program hours will be from 8:00 am-5:00 pm Monday-Friday.

Provides COVID-19 vaccines to Orange County residents who live or work in Orange County and are 16 years and older. The minimum age requirement for the Moderna vaccine is 18 years and older and for the Pfizer vaccine, the minimum age requirement is 12 years and older. Individuals who are 12-17 years old must have parental consent to be vaccinated and must have their parent or legal guardian schedule their vaccine appointment, if they want to receive the Pfizer vaccine. Also, individuals do not have to be United States citizens to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. 

On April 23, 2021, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced they would accept the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices' recommendations to lift the pause on the Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 vaccination for all adults. Distribution of the Johnson and Johnson vaccine will continue on May 2, 2021. The minimum age to receive the Johnson and Johnson vaccine is 18 years and older. 
Vaccine Appointment Options
In addition to the options below, if individuals have a medical provider, they can contact their provider about being vaccinated. In all cases, vaccine appointments will depend on the supply and availability. 
  • Albertsons/Pavilions/Vons (All have same ownership): Appointments can be made online. Please visit https://www.albertsons.com/pharmacy/covid-19.html for more information. 
  • CalOptima: CalOptima and County of Orange agencies are partnering to hold two more vaccine clinics on June 5th and June 12th for Pfizer first or second doses and J&J single dose. An additional vaccine clinic will take place on Saturday, June 19th from 9:00 am-5:00 pm. The events will feature resource fair booths with health screenings and information about supportive services, and members will be offered a $25 incentive to get their vaccine. Minors ages 12-17 need to be accompanied by their parent or guardian and are only eligible to receive the Pfizer vaccine. Walk-ins are welcome. To register, members can call the OC COVID-19 Hotline at 714-834-2000 or use www.othena.com, and select the CalOptima vaccination site. Transportation for members can be arranged by calling CalOptima at 888-587-8088. For more information about the Member Health Rewards, visit www.caloptima.org/vaccine.
  • City of Anaheim: The City will be hosting two neighborhood vaccine clinics to help more Anaheim residents get vaccinated. Please see the information below. More information is also available at https://www.anaheim.net/5784/Vaccines
    • Brookhurst Community Center: The Center will offer all three COVID-19 vaccine options (Moderna, Pfizer, and Johnson and Johnson) on Mondays through August 9, 2021 from 4:00 pm-6:45 pm. On June 14, 2021, the hours will be from 9:00 am-2:30 pm. An American Sign Language (ASL) interpreter will be available on-site on Mondays in June and July. Appointments and walk-ins are accepted. Appointments can be scheduled through www.othena.com.  
    • Downtown Anaheim Community Center: A one-day vaccine clinic will be held on June 12, 2021 from 9:00 am-1:00 pm. The clinic will be providing the Pfizer vaccine by appointment only. Please visit https://app.acuityscheduling.com/schedule.php?owner=19865769&calendarID=5528165 to schedule an appointment. 
  • City of Cypress: L.A.R.C vaccination POD at Los Alamitos Race Course will be hosting two more vaccination events on Tuesday, June 15th and July 6th, from 9:00 am-4:00 pm. Individuals can schedule an appointment on www.othena.com or walk up the day of the event (while supplies last).
  • City of Irvine: Residents of Irvine who are 55 years or older and high risk (residents who are high risk, but not 55 years and older would not be eligible) can call the Lakeview Senior Center at 949-724-6900 to be added to a list to be notified of future vaccination events for older adults. 
    • Orange County Great Park: Starting on April 26, 2021, a mass vaccination drive-thru clinic will provide COVID-19 vaccines Monday-Friday. Hours of operation vary, please call 833-422-4255 or visit myturn.ca.gov to see the hours of the clinic. The Moderna, J&J, and Pfizer (for those ages 12 and older) vaccines are currently being distributed at this site. Second dose Moderna and Pfizer vaccines are available at the site regardless of where you received your first dose. Individuals 12-17 years old must have parental consent to be vaccinated and must be accompanied by a parent or another adult. If the person accompanying is not their legal guardian, then consent will be verified by phone. No appointment is required, but drop-in appointments are not guaranteed if all appointments are booked and there is no leftover vaccine available. To schedule an appointment, please visit myturn.ca.gov or call 833-422-4255. During the registration for My Turn, individuals can sign-up to receive no-cost transportation to their vaccine appointment. For more information about the Orange County Great Park vaccination site, please visit https://www.cityofirvine.org/covid-19-resources/orange-county-great-park-covid-19-vaccination-clinic
  • City of Santa Ana: The City is hosting vaccine clinics every Wednesday starting on April 21, 2021 at Southwest Senior Center. The clinic is open to Santa Ana residents who are 18 years and older only. Appointments are required and can be scheduled online at: https://www.santa-ana.org/covid-19-vaccine-information or by calling 323-792-6843. The clinic will be distributing the Moderna vaccine. 
    • Edwards Lifesciences Clinic: Located at 3009 Daimler Street, Santa Ana, CA 92705. Parking is free and located right next to the clinic. The clinic offers appointments and walk-ins from 11:00 am-7:00 pm Wednesday-Friday and 9:00 am-5:00 pm Saturday. The vaccine is provided at no-cost to patients, and there is no need to have health insurance. Also, multiple vaccine brands are offered. To schedule an appointment, visit https://myturn.ca.gov/  or call 833-422-4255.
  • Costco: Costco pharmacies are administering COVID-19 vaccines. All individuals age 16 and older are eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine in the US, only the Pfizer vaccine is authorized for individuals that are 16-17 years old, and both Moderna and J&J vaccines are authorized for individuals age 18 and older. To schedule an appointment, please visit the online vaccine scheduling system at https://www.costco.com/covid-vaccine.html
  • County of Orange: Provides a list of hospitals, medical providers, pharmacy chains, and other community health clinics that are able to provide a COVID-19 vaccine. Please visit https://occovid19.ochealthinfo.com/covid-19-vaccine-distribution-channels for more information. 
  • Crown Valley Community Center: One-day Mobile COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic is offered on Wednesday, June 16, 2021 from 10:00 am-3:15 pm. The vaccines offered are Pfizer and J&J and are at no-cost. Walk-ins are welcome, please bring: form of ID (legal status is not required), insurance card (if applicable), and a parent/guardian if a minor (12-17 years). To schedule an appointment, please call 714-834-2000.
  • CVS: Vaccines are available by appointment only at no-cost. Please visit www.cvs.com/immunizations/covid-19-vaccine to schedule an appointment and for more information, or call 800-746-7287.
  • Employer Vaccination Toolkit: Provides information for employers about how to encourage and support employees in getting a COVID-19 vaccine. On the website, employers can partner with a local provider for an offsite vaccination event or the employer can also request a worksite mobile clinic. Please visit https://saferatwork.covid19.ca.gov/employer-vaccination-toolkit/ for more information. The Toolkit is provided by the California Labor and Workforce Development Agency and the California Department of Industrial Relations. 
  • Families Together of Orange County: Vaccines are available by appointment only. To schedule an appointment, call 714-332-6367. Families Together of Orange County's medical clinics are located in Garden Grove and Tustin. 
  • Health Mart Pharmacies: Individuals must make an account and take a pre-screening questionnaire to sign-up for a vaccine. Please visit http://www.healthmartcovidvaccine.com/ to register. 
  • Hoag Memorial Hospital: Appointments are available (based on vaccine supply). Please visit covid19.hoag.org/vaccine-community/
  • Kaiser Permanente: Appointments are available (based on vaccine supply) for members and non-members. Please visit healthy.kaiserpermanente.org/southern-california/health-wellness/coronavirus-information for more information.
  • La Sala Auditorium: One-day Mobile COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic is offered on Thursday, June 24, 2021 from 9:00 am-2:30 pm. The vaccines offered are Pfizer and J&J and are at no-cost. Walk-ins are welcome, please bring: form of ID (legal status is not required), insurance card (if applicable), and a parent/guardian if a minor (12-17 years). To schedule an appointment, please call 714-834-2000.
  • Latino Health Access: Offers vaccine information to anyone in Orange County. Appointments to receive the vaccine are available for eligible vaccine populations, as determined by the County. Please see the above section, "Eligible Vaccine Populations" to view who is currently eligible to receive a vaccine. Appointments are required. To schedule an appointment, please call 714-805-7838 from 7:00 am-8:00 pm. 
  • Memorial Care: Offers a COVID-19 Vaccine event to anyone that is 12 years and older. Minors aged 12-17 years old need to have a parent/guardian present to sign the consent form. The vaccines are no cost, and people do not need medical insurance or social security card. 
  • Mexican Consulate: COVID-19 vaccines will be available 10:00 am-2:00 pm on Thursdays. Vaccines can be provided to individuals who walk-in or who have an appointment. If individuals would prefer to schedule an appointment, they can do so by calling 714-581-4948 or by sending an email to documentacionsta10@sre.gob.mx
  • Providence/University of California, Irvine: Appointments are available (based on vaccine supply) when individuals sign up for My Turn. My Turn is a Statewide website that helps individuals find available vaccines. Please visit https://myturn.ca.gov/ to sign up or call 833-422-4255. During registration, individuals can also sign-up to receive no-cost transportation to their vaccine appointment. 
  • Ralph's: Vaccines are available by appointment. Please visit https://www.ralphs.com/rx/covid-eligibility for scheduling. 
  • Rite Aid: Appointments can be made online. Please visit riteaid.com/pharmacy/covid-qualifer for more information.
  • Share Our Selves: Share Our Selves is providing COVID-19 vaccines at all of their locations by appointment only. Appointments can be made by calling the main business line, 949-270-2100. Share Our Selves has locations in Costa Mesa, Mission Viejo, Newport Beach, and Santa Ana.  
  • Vaccines.gov: A website provided by the United States Department of Health and Human Services, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and VaccineFinder from Boston Children's Hospital. The website allows users to search for and make an appointment to receive a COVID-19 vaccine at a local provider location. Please visit https://www.vaccines.gov/
  • Vaccine Finder: Helps individuals find clinics, pharmacies, and other locations that offer COVID-19 vaccines in the United States. To find COVID-19 vaccines, please visit https://vaccinefinder.org/ and enter zip code to find locations offering the vaccine appointments. Please contact each location to check for availability and information on scheduling an appointment. 
  • Veterans Affairs Health Care (VA Health Care): Veterans Affairs is now vaccinating all veterans enrolled or not in VA health care, regardless of the status of discharge. Veteran spouses, Veteran caregivers, and Veteran beneficiaries enrolled in the Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Department of Veterans Affairs (CHAMPVA) program can be vaccinated as well. Appointments are preferred but walk-ins are accepted. Please call 562-826-5300 to schedule an appointment, or register at www.va.gov/health-care/covid-19-vaccine/sign-up, or fill out the 2021 VHA SAVE LIVES Act COVID-19 Vaccination Worksheet and bring it to the enrollment event. 
  • Walgreens: Appointments can be made from the Walgreens pharmacy account. Please visit www.walgreens.com/topic/promotion/covid-vaccine for more information. 
  • Walmart: Appointments can be made online. Please visit www.walmart.com/cp/1228302 for more information. 
  • COVID-19 Hotline: Individuals who want to make a vaccine appointment at one of the mobile point-of-dispensing (POD) sites can call the Orange County COVID-19 Hotline, following the language prompts and by pressing "1". The Hotline can schedule first and second doses for the Pfizer and Moderna vaccine or the single dose of the Johnson and Johnson vaccine. The Hotline can also assist with arranging for transportation to and from the POD site. Individuals who need Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) accommodation at any point-of-dispensing (POD) site can make a request when scheduling their appointment through the Hotline. Individuals 12-17 years old must have their parent or legal guardian schedule their vaccine appointment.
  • Mobile Point-of-Dispensing (POD) Sites/Othena: Appointments to receive the COVID-19 vaccine (first and second doses for the Pfizer and Moderna vaccine or the single dose Johnson and Johnson vaccine) at the mobile POD sites can be made through Othena. Walk-ins to the Mobile PODs are also welcome. Please see the instructions below for how to register and schedule a vaccine appointment on Othena. Individuals are encouraged to download the Othena app to receive push notifications on appointments. Individuals 12-17 years old must have parental consent to be vaccinated, must have their parent or legal guardian schedule their appointment, must be accompanied by a parent or guardian to receive the vaccine, and must only visit Mobile POD sites where the Pfizer vaccine is administered. 
    • Transportation to Mobile Point of Dispensing Sites: Community members who need transportation to a Mobile Point of Dispensing site can call the Orange County COVID-19 hotline at 714-834-2000.
  • At-Home/Home Bound Vaccinations: Individuals must check with their primary health care provider first. If they have already checked with their primary health care provider and are unable to be vaccinated, individuals may contact the COVID-19 Hotline for more information. The Orange County Health Care Agency can provide at-home COVID-19 vaccination for Orange County community members who are: only able to be transported by ambulance and stretcher, and/or ventilator, and/or have severe behavioral challenges and cannot leave the home. Contacting the COVID-19 Hotline does NOT guarantee being able to receive an in-home vaccine.
Instructions for Othena
By setting up a profile on Othena.com, individuals who are currently eligible to be vaccinated will have access to scheduling vaccine appointments. For those who are not yet eligible, they will receive a notification through Othena and by email when they become eligible. A detailed Othena user guide can be found online here: Othena User Guide
  1. Visit the Othena website
  2. Click on "First Time User"
  3. Fill out the questions on the pre-screening questionnaire. 
  4. Click on "Register". 
  5. Fill out profile information and click "Submit". During the registration process, users have the option to enter insurance information. However, there is no-co-pay or deductible and no out-of-pocket cost. Othena also offers a "Family Feature", which provides the ability to add family members into one account. Unique emails are not required for each family member. Family members will receiving notifications through their email, but they do not own their own account and cannot login separately from the original account they are listed under. Their account is managed and owned by the family member who signed them up. Please note that when one family member schedules an appointment with their individual invitation, it does not apply to everyone in the account. Each family member must be eligible to receive the vaccine and they will be required to show proof of eligibility at their first scheduled appointment. If users have already completed registration and would like to indicate they are eligible for vaccination due to a health condition, they can click the top left button with three lines in the Othena app to get to "Phase Screening". From there, they can go through the assessment to select their condition. 
  6. Apple iPhone Users: Download Othena from the Apple App Store
  7. Google Android Users: Download Othena from the Google Play Store
  8. For users that have completed registration, Othena will send an app notification and will email eligible groups, alerting them that an appointment is available. The appointment alert email will be sent from othenanotification@compositeapps.net. If individuals provided a mobile phone number during registration, they will receive text notifications from 833-376-1548. Individuals will be able to select the location and vaccine type when they receive the appointment alert. Individuals who need Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) accommodation at any point-of-dispensing (POD) site can make a request when scheduling their appointment through the Othena platform. If a preferred location or vaccine type is not available, users can wait for a later invitation. Once someone is at the vaccination site for their appointment, the choice of vaccine cannot be changed. The individual will receive the vaccine identified when scheduling the appointment through Othena. Individuals are encouraged to keep in mind that because vaccine availability within the county is limited, appointments may be available only one or a few days at a time.
  9. Users must schedule their appointment through Othena (on the website or app) within four hours of receiving the email. If the user fails to respond to the email, the user will be placed back in the virtual line. 
  10. For the second dose of the vaccine, Othena will schedule an appointment automatically. Second dose appointments will have priority. If an individual needs to reschedule their second dose appointment, they need to make sure that the location they select has the same vaccine as their first dose. 
  11. Othena will send an appointment reminder with a pre-screening questionnaire. Individuals can save time on vaccination day if they complete the questionnaire before their appointment.
  12. On the date of vaccination, please plan to arrive 15 minutes before the appointment. Individuals should ensure they are hydrated and have had something to eat at least two hours before their vaccination. Individuals who are 12-17 years old must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. If individuals have active COVID-19 symptoms or are still in the isolation/quarantine period after being exposed, the individual must reschedule their appointment. When individuals check in at their appointment, they can show the Quick Response (QR) code located in the Othena app. This can be found by selecting the appointment and the "I Have Arrived" option. Individuals will need to provide consent to be vaccinated by signing the Othena consent screen. Please note that no pets are allowed at any Mobile Point of Dispensing (POD) locations. 
  13. Once vaccinated, Othena will provide a COVID-19 Vaccination Quick Response (QR) Passport code and vaccine status (in the app and online). Users can check which vaccine they received on the "Vaccination Round" page in Othena. Individuals will also receive a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) approved COVID-19 Vaccination Record Card. The QR code and the CDC COVID-19 Vaccination Record card can be added to the individual's digital wallet. 
Answers to FAQs can be found on the County website. Please visit https://occovid19.ochealthinfo.com/othena-faqs for more information. 

To receive additional Orange County vaccination information, individuals can sign-up to receive the Orange County COVID19 Vaccine Facts newsletter and receive a weekly email of information at CovidVaccineFacts.com. Individuals can scroll down until they see the subscribe button and enter their email. 

  • Uber: From May 24, 2021 through July 4, 2021, individuals can get get four rides (up to $25 each in value) per person to and from their vaccine appointments at no-cost to the individual. Rides can be offered between 6:00 am-8:00 pm Monday-Sunday. Each of two round trips must be 3 weeks apart. Please visit Uber's website for more information. 

Program Phones:
714-805-7838Business Line 2
Latino Health Access Appointment Line
949-724-6900Business Line 3
Lakeview Senior Center - Irvine Residents ONLY
562-826-5300Business Line 4
Veterans Affairs (VA) Health Care
714-332-6367Business Line 5
Families Together of Orange County
323-792-6843Business Line 6
Santa Ana Southwest Senior Center Vaccine Clinics
833-422-4255Toll free
My Turn
714-834-2000Business Line
COVID-19 Hotline

Website: occovid19.ochealthinfo.com/covid-19-vaccination-distribution

Location information
Mexican Consulate  
Location: 2100 East 4th Street

Santa Ana, CA 92705
(Plan a trip)
Program Hours:
Website available: 24 hours, 7 days a week; COVID-19 Hotline for Othena Questions: 8:00 am-5:00 pm Monday-Sunday; For appointments scheduled through Othena: please arrive 15 minutes before the appointment
Disabilities Access: Yes

Program Delivery
Eligibility: - Must live or work in Orange County, Moderna and Johnson and Johnson vaccine: Must be 18 years and older, Pfizer vaccine: Must be 12 years and older, Individuals 12-17 years old must have parental consent to be vaccinated and must have their legal guardian or parent schedule their vaccine appointment, Individuals 12-17 years old must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian to receive the vaccine if they signed up for an appointment through Othena
Languages: Korean, Mandarin, Spanish, Vietnamese, English
Application Process: Visit Albertsons' website, the County of Orange's website, CVS' website, Health Mart Pharmacies' website, Hoag Memorial Hospital's website, Kaiser's website, My Turn's website, Ralph's website, Rite Aid's website, Walgreens' website, Walmart's website, Othena.com or can call Lakeview Senior Center (Irvine residents who are 55 years and older and high-risk), Families Together of Orange County, Latino Health Access, or Share Our Selves for an appointment; Veterans who are enrolled with Veterans Affairs (VA) Health Care, can call the VA; For assistance with signing up for Othena, call the COVID-19 Hotline; Walk-ins welcome at the Mobile Point-of-Dispensing (POD) sites, Orange County Great Park, Brookhurst Community Center, and Mexican Consulate; If individuals 12-17 years old want to schedule an appointment for a Pfizer vaccine through Othena, their parent or legal guardian must be the one to sign them up
Payment methods: No fee
Documents Required: At vaccination site (after registering through Othena): Picture ID (Government ID, Passport from America or foreign country, or School ID); Proof of residence or employment within coverage area listed below; Document verifying Date of Birth (DOB) such as Birth Certificate, Immigration paperwork, Medical visit summary with name and date of birth, medical insurance card with name and date of birth, or prescription with name and date of birth; if ID is not available, must refer to Supervisor for guidance at vaccination site
Service Area:
Defined coverage area:
CA-Orange County

Categorized as:
COVID-19 Control
COVID-19 Immunization Clinics

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