May 21, 2021 News Release: COVID-19 Community Vaccinations in Tulare County - Tulare County Public Health is organizing pop-up community vaccination clinics throughout Tulare County

COVID-19 Community Vaccinations in Tulare County

Tulare County Public Health is organizing pop-up community vaccination clinics throughout Tulare County

Tulare County Public Health is organizing and sponsoring a variety of community-based vaccination clinics in rural and underserved communities of Tulare County. Anyone age 12 and older is eligible to get vaccinated at these community vaccination clinics, no appointment necessary. Individuals age 12 and older are able to get the Pfizer vaccine, and those age 18 and older can get either the Johnson & Johnson or Moderna vaccine. Parental consent is required for minors seeking vaccination. The COVID-19 vaccine is FREE and available to everyone, regardless of immigration status.

“We are also focused on making the COVID vaccine available in our rural communities, and I urge our residents to get vaccinated so that we can maintain our path to reopening while preventing transmission of infections to vulnerable family members and friends,” stated Dr. Karen Haught, Tulare County Health Officer. “This vaccine is our best line of defense against the COVID-19 virus, as we look to build immunity in our community and ultimately bring this horrible pandemic to an end.”  

The Tulare County COVID-19 Call Center is also available to assist those without internet access and non-English–speaking residents in obtaining a vaccination; call (559) 685-2260.

Tulare County Public Health COVID-19 Community Vaccination Clinics:

May 24, at the Porterville Memorial Building located at 1900 W. Olive Ave. in Porterville. Open from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Pfizer vaccine.

May 26, at the Three Rivers Memorial Building located at 43490 Sierra Dr. in Three Rivers. Open from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Johnson & Johnson vaccine.

May 28, at Tulare County Human Resources & Development located at 2500 W. Burrel Ave. in Visalia. Open from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Pfizer vaccine.

May 29, at the Ivanhoe Memorial Building located at 33209 Hawthorne Road in Ivanhoe. Open from 3:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Pfizer vaccine.

 

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