How to Get a Vaccine

Everyone over age 12 is eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine. Find out how to get a vaccine in LA County.

Vaccine Distribution Information

Everyone older than 12 is eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine in LA County. Child care providers and ECE professionals continue to be a priority to receive vaccinations.

Not sure if you feel comfortable getting vaccinated or still have questions? Click here for information to help you decide to get the COVID-19 vaccine.

How do I get vaccinated?

  • There are more than 700 locations giving vaccines in LA County.
  • You can receive a vaccination through any County MegaPOD, your healthcare provider, or your pharmacy. Many drug stores and grocery stores are also giving vaccines.
  • There may continue to be child care worker-only vaccine events on specific days. Additional information will be shared by your Resource and Referral Agency or Alternative Payment Agency.


It’s natural to feel nervous about getting a new vaccine. Click here to learn more about the COVID-19 vaccine.

How to make an appointment:

COVID-19 Vaccination
Photo Credit: County of Los Angeles, Michael Owen Baker

How to make an appointment:

To make an appointment online, please go to

Follow the steps to find an appointment. If you can’t find an appointment right away, check back often! New appointments are being added as LA County receives more vaccines.

Residents with disabilities or without computer access can call 833-540-0473 between 8:00 am and 8:30 pm 7 days a week for assistance with appointments.

What documentation is required?

  1. Photo ID (does not have to be government issued.)
  2. Proof that you are 12 or older.
You do not need to show government issued ID and you do not need to be a US citizen to get a vaccine. One document may meet more than one requirement (e.g. a driving license).
The COVID-19 Vaccine is free to all eligible persons. Immigration status and insurance are not required.

Please remember, there are many people trying to get vaccines. It may be hard to get an appointment right away. If you have trouble getting an appointment, please be patient and keep trying.

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