UCSF COVID-19 Vaccine Information

Updated April 13, 2022

UCSF Vaccine Clinics

UCSF will begin administering second COVID-19 booster shots for older and immunocompromised people to protect against waning immunity. UCSF continues to offer faculty, staff and learners the primary series of vaccines and first booster shots. Please note that it may be quicker to get a vaccine at a local pharmacy or community-based vaccination clinic.

Vaccination Locations

Laurel Heights campus (serving people aged 5 and older)
3333 California St.
Monday, Thursday and Friday, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Closed noon to 1 p.m. 

Mission Bay campus (serving people aged 16 and older)
601 16th Street (inside a tent at the corner of 16th and Owens streets)
Monday through Thursday, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Friday, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Closed noon to 1. p.m.

UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland (BCH Oakland): BCH Oakland is offering booster shots and vaccines to BCH patients and their families, as well as employees and their families of BCH and UCSF,  at the BCH Oakland main campus at 744 52nd Street, Oakland. Please note that Tuesdays and Fridays, 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., are designated for children age 5 through 11, for Pfizer vaccines. Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. are designated for all age 12 and older, for Pfizer and Moderna vaccines, pending vaccine supply availability. Please note that vaccine schedules are subject to change.

UCSF Fresno: Second boosters will be available soon at the UCSF Fresno COVID-19 Equity Project (CEP) for those 50 years and older who are at least four months out from their last booster. UCSF Fresno CEP is located at 550 E. Shaw Ave. in Fresno. Visit www.fresno.ucsf.edu/cep for hours and updates.

PLEASE NOTE: If you have recently tested positive for COVID-19, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidance recommends getting a booster dose after symptoms resolve and the period of isolation ends. UCSF has allowed for 31 days after the date of positivity for COVID-19 to obtain a booster.

Scheduling an Appointment 

Scheduling an appointment at UCSF: We encourage you to schedule an appointment for vaccines and booster shots although walk-ins are welcome. When you schedule, you can chose your particular brand of vaccine. Please schedule using MyChart or by calling (415) 476-3307 for San Francisco. Please bring proof of vaccination when administered outside UCSF system.

Scheduling an appointment at Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland: We encourage you to schedule an appointment for vaccines and booster shots to ensure we have vaccines available. Walk-ins are available but we may not be able to accommodate you as our schedule and supplies are limited. Please schedule using MyChart or by calling (415) 476-3307. Please bring proof of vaccination given outside our system. Patients 5 to 17 years old must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver.

To schedule an appointment outside UCSF, please visit your pharmacy’s website, your county's vaccine website, California's My Turn, or the national Vaccines.gov site. 

If you received a booster shot at a location outside of UCSF, please upload a copy of that record to the Occupational Health Services (OHS) portal (UCSF MyAccess is required). Forms for exemptions also are available on the OHS website. If you have trouble accessing the portal, please go through the OHS main page or contact the [email protected].

BCH Oakland employees who have received boosters outside of UCSF or BCH, should please send booster information to [email protected].

If you are a UCSF patient, find more FAQs on the Patient Hub

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