COVID-19 2023-2024 Updated Vaccine
People ages 6 months and older can now get the updated 2023-2024 COVID-19 vaccine!
Get vaccinated against COVID-19 to protect yourself and your family. COVID-19 vaccines also reduce the chance of having Long COVID. This vaccine can better protect against virus strains that are currently making people sick.
As of September 12, 2023, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recommends:
- Everyone ages 5 years and older get 1 dose of the updated Pfizer or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine.
- People with weakened immune systems may get more than 1 dose of the updated COVID-19 vaccine.
- Kids 6 months to 4 years old can get the updated COVID-19 vaccine. Please talk with your PCP about how many doses your child may need.
Please talk with your PCP if you have any questions or concerns about getting the COVID-19 vaccine.
If you have had COVID-19 lately, wait 3 months until you get the updated COVID-19 vaccine. Count the months from when symptoms started. Or if you had no symptoms, count from when you first got a positive test.
Visit CDC to learn more about the 2023-2024 Updated COVID-19 Vaccine.
Learn more from the California Department of Public Health (CDPH).
Testing and Treatment
You can pick up 8 COVID-19 tests each month at your local pharmacy. Test kits are free. Bring your pharmacy insurance card and ask for COVID-19 test kits. Coverage may change from time to time, please check Medi-Cal Rx for recent updates and benefits or call
Visit Your PCP
Your primary care provider can test you in their office at no cost. Please call your PCP if you have been exposed to
Many people are eligible for COVID-19 treatments, such as Paxlovid. If you get COVID-19 and have certain health issues, you may be able to get treatment. Please call your PCP as soon as you start having symptoms or test positive for
For more info on COVID-19 treatments, please visit CDPH.