Vaccination is effective at preventing COVID-19
, protecting against both transmission and serious illness or death. Getting a booster, when eligible, reduces risk of hospitalization by 90%. Vaccination of pregnant people also builds antibodies that can be passed to the baby, and those antibodies might protect against COVID-19.
Here’s a link to clinics in SMC multiple each day, appointment or walk in is possible.
Information about COVID-19 vaccines has been changing frequently. To ensure information is reliable and from an official source, we encourage you to stay up-to-date with the San Mateo County Public Health Department vaccine website at https://www.smchealth.org/covidvaccine
Got questions? Here's a resource that might help:
Relevant News Articles:
The New York Times 1-31-22 'The Power of Boosters'
Do I Quality for a Booster and Which One? FDA Booster Infographic:
For more information, visit www.fda.gov/covid19vaccines