UCSF COVID-19 Vaccine Information Hub

Updated August 25, 2021

With an ample supply of COVID-19 vaccines on hand, UCSF continues to vaccinate its employees, learners, and patients.

Drop-in COVID-19 Vaccination Sites

UCSF is offering drop-in sites where employees and learners can get safe, free and effective COVID-19 vaccines. People may just walk into these locations or schedule an appointment by calling (415) 514-7328. Here are the locations:

  • Parnassus Heights campus: Millberry Union, 500 Parnassus Avenue, Conference Room, Tuesdays, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. through November 16 and Fridays, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. through November 19
  • Mount Zion: Ida’s Café, 2356 Sutter Street, first floor, Wednesdays, from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. through September 29
  • Mission Bay campus: Gateway Building, 1825 4th Street, fourth floor, Mondays 8 a.m. to noon through September 27 and Thursdays from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. through September 30
    • Rutter Building, 1675 Owens Street, Student Health Services, Third Floor, Room 330, Wednesdays through September 29, from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • 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, 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


    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 

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    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]