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A vaccine for children 5-11 is now ready!

Townhall on Vaccinations
Townhall on Vaccinations for Children (Ages 5-11)
November 10, November 16, & November 29 | 6:00 pm
Contra Costa County Health Officer Dr. Chris Farnitano and Contra Costa County Superintendent of Schools Lynn Mackey will join local pediatricians and health officials to answer questions about the COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5 -11.
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 Office of Education More information and resources from our Contra Costa County Office of Education can be found here.  You can also find the recordings of the prior Town Halls on this site as well.  


Here are some resources to help find a vaccine for your child.

Vaccine dot govAt you can learn more information about vaccines for children and teens, as well as booster shots.

To find a location near you, you can use this website from, then call or visit their website to make an appointment.


Contra Costa Health Services  The Contra Costa Health Services has information about how you can get vaccinated through different vaccine providers, including the County run clinic at the Richmond Memorial Auditorium.  

Contra Costa Health Services is also partnering with WCCUSD to host free COVID-19 vaccine clinics at four of our elementary schools next week: Tara Hills, Nystrom and Highland (Nov. 9-10) and Dover and Ford (Nov. 12-13). These will be open to students, school families and staff. No appointment is needed. Check with the schools for clinic hours and other details.  

Kaiser PermanenteIf you have Kaiser, you can make appointments on They are currently making appointments at their Richmond and Oakland sites.  


My Turn  To find a walk-in clinic or make an appointment using the California Department of Public Health's MyTurn website.


You can also get a free vaccine for your child and family through your regular healthcare provider or local pharmacies (such as Walgreens and CVS)