Community Health Worker Communications, Outreach & Vaccine Services provides culturally and linguistically appropriate information and resources regarding COVID-19 and vaccinations to all populations in San Diego County, with a focus on Native Hawaiian, Pacific Islander and Asian communities. Funded by the County of San Diego, in support of the Live Well San Diego Mission, this program is committed to providing education and outreach to deliver critical COVID-19 information to vulnerable communities. 

 

COVID-19 Outreach Services

  • Live Virtual Community Conversations 
  • Virtual & In-Person Presentations Upon Request 
  • Translation of COVID-19 Educational Materials 
  • Printed COVID-19 Info Distribution and Mailings 
  • Email Newsletter Updates 

COVID-19 Vaccine Support

  • Testing and Vaccination Scheduling Assistance 
  • Emotional and Language Support at Appointments 
  • COVID-19 Appointment Transportation Coordination 
  • Consultations Via Phone Call, Text, Email 

Items required at the time of vaccination depend on a person’s age. For minors (5-17 years old), requirements will vary based on whether or not an adult (18 years and older) will be present when they receive the vaccine.

COVID-19 Vaccinations – Adults (18 years and older)

  • Must be 18 years old at the time of vaccination to be considered an adult
  • Must show photo ID (e.g., school or work ID, membership card) AND proof of age (something that shows date of birth)
    • Documentation examples: Birth certificate, passport, Provisional Driver’s Permit (Learner’s Permit)

Items required at the time of vaccination depend on a person’s age. For minors (5-17 years old), requirements will vary based on whether or not an adult (18 years and older) will be present when they receive the vaccine.

COVID-19 Vaccinations – Minors (5-17 years old)

  • Individuals younger than 18 can only receive the Pfizer-BioNTech (Pfizer) COVID-19 vaccine.
  • All eligible minors may visit a vaccination site without an appointment and without bringing any documentation (photo ID and proof of age) IF a parent, legal guardian, or relative caregiver is with them at the site.
  • If a minor will not have an adult present with them at the vaccination site, an appointment needs to be made AND their parent or legal guardian will need to complete the Consent Form for Minors to provide their consent in advance. Parental consent is required for all eligible minors to be vaccinated. See consent forms on County of San Diego website.

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