UCSF COVID-19 Vaccine Information Hub

Updated September 30, 2021

Drop-in COVID-19 Vaccination Sites

UCSF is offering first and second doses of COVID-19 vaccines and Pfizer booster shots to employees, learners and patients at several locations. We strongly encourage people to schedule an appointment by calling (415) 476-3307, but walk-ins are welcome. Please note that pediatric patients cannot be accommodated at the Parnassus Heights campus.

You should get a Pfizer booster shot if you are:

  • Age 65 or older
  • Age 50 to 64 with an underlying medical condition
  • A resident of a long-term care facility
  • At risk for transmission or exposure at work
  • You may choose to get a Pfizer booster shot if you are: Age 18 to 49 with an underlying medical condition.

Here are the updated locations and hours of operation:

  • Monday: Mission Bay campus: Gateway Building, 1825 4th St., fourth floor, from 8 a.m. to noon through October 25
  • Tuesday: Parnassus Heights campus: Millberry Union, 500 Parnassus Ave., Conference Room, from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. through November 30.
  • Wednesday: Parnassus Heights campus: Millberry Union, 500 Parnassus Ave., Conference Room, from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. through November 24
  • Mount Zion campus: Ida’s Café, 2356 Sutter St., first floor, from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. through October 27
  • Thursday: Mission Bay campus: Gateway Building, 1825 4th St., fourth floor, from 8 a.m. to noon through October 28
  • Friday: Parnassus Heights campus: Millberry Union, 500 Parnassus Ave., Conference Room, from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. through November 19
  • UCSF Fresno: UCSF Fresno COVID-19 Equity Project, 550 East Shaw Ave., all days except Tuesday, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., on Tuesdays, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

UCSF is also partnering with Walgreens pharmacy stores at the following locations in San Francisco:

  • 199 Parnassus Avenue
  • 1363 Divisadero Street
  • 670 4th Street
  • 3601 California Street
  • 3001 Taraval Street
  • 1301 Franklin Street
  • 1344 Stockton Street

Vaccinations

This dashboard provides an overview of the COVID-19 vaccination rollout at UCSF. It includes metrics on vaccination counts and rates for patients, employees, and community healthcare workers (HCW) who were vaccinated by UCSF.

Key definitions for data on this dashboard:

  • Cumulative Persons Vaccinated: persons who have received at least one dose
  • Persons Fully Vaccinated: persons who have completed either the single-dose or two-dose regimen

For keyboard accessibility command help with dashboards, read Keyboard Accessibility for Tableau on the Web.


Vaccine Guidance


Vaccine Facts and Resources

Vaccines Approved for Use in the U.S.

The table below summarizes what’s known and not yet known about each of the COVID-19 vaccines that have been granted Emergency Use Authorization from the U.S Food and Drug Administration.

Pfizer Moderna Johnson & Johnson
Date Vaccine Authorized by FDA Dec. 11, 2020 Dec. 18, 2020 Feb. 27, 2021
Vaccine Technology mRNA vaccine mRNA vaccine Modified adenovirus
Populations Authorized for Vaccination People age 16 and older People age 18 and older People age 18 and older
Number of Doses Required 2 2 1
Days Between First and Second Dose 21 28 n/a
Peak Efficacy 95% effective at preventing symptomatic disease 94.1% effective at preventing symptomatic disease 85% effective at preventing severe disease*
When Peak Efficacy is Reached 7 days after Dose #2 7 days after Dose #2 28 days after vaccination
How Long Immunity Lasts TBD TBD TBD

*The clinical trials for the Johnson & Johnson vaccine assessed different COVID-19 symptoms and were conducted at different times during the pandemic. All three vaccines were found to be effective in reducing or preventing severe disease, hospitalization and death from COVID-19.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

More vaccine questions? Email [email protected]