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Public Health Division

Immunization Program

PLEASE NOTE:  The Immunization program will be CLOSED:

  • Thursday, July 4th in observance of Independence Day.

 The Public Health Center only provides vaccines to the following:  

  • Children who are Medi-Cal/CHDP eligible, not insured or American Indian or Alaskan Native; and
  • Adults who do not have health insurance or whose health insurance does not cover vaccinations.

This program also offers information about other immunization and vaccination programs available to the community.

Hours | Flu Vaccine Vaccines for Children Vaccines for Adults | Who is this program for? | Additional Information |  Contact Us |  Community Immunity: What can YOU do?  

(Drop-in. No appointment necessary. First come, first served)  Please check website regularly for updates.


Monday  9:00 - 11:00 am   
  1:00 - 4:00 pm   
Tuesday 9:00 - 11:00 am   
  1:00 - 4:00 pm   
Thursday 10 am - 12 pm   
  2:30 - 4:00 pm  

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The best way to prevent the flu is to get a flu vaccination each flu season.   

Flu vaccine will be available starting September 24, 2018.  Call 510-981-5350 for more information. 

 Who: Anyone 3 years of age and older; Residents of Berkeley who have private health insurance (i.e. Kaiser, MediCal, Blue Cross Managed Care, etc.) should first check with their regular health care provider to receive the flu vaccine.

When: Drop-in. No appointment necessary.

Monday  9:00 - 11:00 am   
  1:00 - 4:00 pm   
Tuesday 9:00 - 11:00 am   
  1:00 - 4:00 pm   
Thursday 10 am - 12 pm  
  2:30 - 4:00 pm  


Cost: Free 

Additional flu resources and information:

CLICK HERE for more information about influenza ("the flu")  

CLICK HERE for a list of other places to receive a flu shot

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VACCINES FOR CHILDREN - ages 3 - 18 years
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  • Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis/ “whooping cough”)
  • Meningococcal
  • DTap
  • MMR (measles, mumps, rubella)
  • Polio
  • HPV
  • Varicella
  • HIB
  • Hepatitis B
  • Pneumococcal for children under 5 years

For all other childhood vaccinations we will make appointments with local providers within 5 business days for those who qualify, or provide referrals for immunization services.   

CLICK HERE for information about the law requiring a Tdap booster for students entering 7th - 12th grades.  

CLICK HERE for information about immunization rates for schools and child care facilities in the state of California.

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  • Tdap (tetanus/diptheria/pertussis or "whooping cough")
  • MMR (measles, mumps, rubella)
  • Varicella (chicken pox)
  • Meningococcal (meningitis)
  • Hepatitis B
  • Shingrix (Zoster/Shingles) for adults 50 years and older
  • Pneumococcal (PCV13 and PCV23) for adults 65 years and older

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Residents of Berkeley and surrounding areas who are uninsured or whose insurance does not cover immunizations.

Charge for Services:  $26/Administrative fee per vaccine (Children will not be denied immunizations due to inability to pay.)

Languages Spoken:
  English and Spanish; interpreter services available for other languages

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Immunization Clinics in Alameda County   

The following links lead to sites with information about immunizations and vaccine-related health issues.

(To read PDF files, click here to download Adobe Acrobat Reader for free.

Health Info A-Z
Vaccine Safety 
Immunization Schedule for Children 0-6 
Immunization Schedule for Children 7-18  
Immunization Schedule for Adults 
El Horario de Vacunas para los niños (en español) 

Disclaimer: Unless otherwise specified, the City of Berkeley does not maintain and is not responsible for the content of any of the outside sites linked to our Web pages.  The listing of City of Berkeley's name with any of these sites should not be misconstrued as an endorsement of the information in them unless explicitly noted.

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830UniversityAnn Chandler Public Health Center
830 University Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94710

510-981-5350 (Phone)  
510-981-5385 (Fax)  
510-981-6903 (TDD)






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