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FREE COVID-19 VACCINE NOW AVAILABLE FOR ALL IHSS PROVIDERS AND RECIPIENTS AGES 6 MONTHS AND OLDER

 

Free COVID-19 vaccination is currently being offered to all IHSS providers and recipients ages 6 months and older. Those who want to be vaccinated can schedule a free appointment or find more information regarding the COVID-19 vaccine on the Department of Public Health (DPH) website: LA County COVID-19 Vaccine

Available vaccines:*

  • Pfizer: for individuals ages 6 months and older
  • Moderna: for individuals ages 6 months and older
  • Johnson & Johnson: for individuals ages 18 and older

*Learn more on vaccine doses and booster shots at DPH COVID Vaccine Schedule

If you do not have a computer or need help with scheduling an appointment, please contact the DPH Telephone Help Line at (833) 540-0473 between 8:00 am - 8:30 pm, 7 days a week.

IMPORTANT: If you are unable to attend your appointment or make another appointment, please cancel the original appointment in order to open the time slot for others. 

IHSS providers and recipients ages 6 months and above will need to bring the following verification to their vaccination appointment:

  1. Proof of age (driver’s license, state-issued ID card, Medicare card, passport, birth certificate, etc.)
  2. A consent form is required for all minor recipients ages 6 months through 17 at each vaccination visit. Consent forms are available at the vaccination sites, can be printed for free in LA County libraries,

   OR

Print out and complete the form: Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine Consent Form 

*Also available in the following languages:

Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine Consent Form-Spanish (Español)

Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine Consent Form-Armenian (Հայերեն)

Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine Consent Form-Chinese (中文)

Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine Consent Form-Cambodian (ភាសាខ្មែរ)

Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine Consent Form-Farsi (فارسی)

Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine Consent Form-Korean (한국인)

Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine Consent Form-Russian (Pусский)

Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine Consent Form-Tagalog (Tagalog)

Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine Consent Form- Vietnamese (Tiếng Việt)

Important information for all minor recipients ages 6 months through 17:

  • Schedule an appointment at a vaccination site that offers the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines.
  • Recipients ages 16 and 17 should be accompanied by their parent or legal guardian if possible. If this is not possible, they must bring a consent form signed by their parent or legal guardian.
  • Recipients ages 6 months through 15 must be accompanied by their parent, legal guardian, or a responsible adult. If the child is accompanied by a responsible adult, the consent form must name the responsible adult and be signed by the parent or legal guardian.
  • Parent, guardian, or responsible adult who accompanies the recipient must bring their photo ID.

Providers can schedule the same appointment as their recipients for the convenience of providing IHSS services during the vaccination appointment.

NOTE: Providers and recipients must have their own appointments.

Additional information on the COVID-19 vaccine will be released as it becomes available.

IN-HOME COVID-19 VACCINATIONS AVAILABLE

In-home COVID-19 vaccinations are available for homebound Los Angeles County residents. You can request an in-home vaccination if you have difficulty leaving your home safely by yourself in order to get vaccinated against COVID-19.

Los Angeles County residents can apply one of two ways:

    *The form has multiple language options

  • Contact the Department of Public Health Vaccine Call Center at 833-540-0473 (8:00 a.m. to 8:30 p.m., 7 days a week), or by dialing 2-1-1 to request an in-home vaccination over the phone.**

    **Multiple languages are available over the phone

 

View or download the Los Angeles County's Homebound Vaccination Program flyer below:

Homebound Vaccination Program Flyer

Homebound Vaccination Program Flyer-Armenian (Հայերեն)

Homebound Vaccination Program Flyer-Spanish (Español)

Homebound Vaccination Program Flyer-Simplified Chinese (简体中文)

Homebound Vaccination Program Flyer-Traditional Chinese (繁體中文)

Homebound Vaccination Program Flyer-Cambodian (អក្សរខ្មែរ)

Homebound Vaccination Program Flyer-Farsi (فارسى)

Homebound Vaccination Program Flyer-Korean (한국어)

Homebound Vaccination Program Flyer-Russian (Русский)

Homebound Vaccination Program Flyer-Tagalog (Tagalog)

Homebound Vaccination Program Flyer-Vietnamese (Tiếng Việt)

 

For more information regarding in-home COVID-19 vaccinations, visit the Department of Public Health.

 

FREE AT-HOME COVID-19 TESTS FOR PEOPLE WHO ARE BLIND OR HAVE LOW VISION

The federal government launched a new initiative to expand the availability of COVID-19 testing options.  The initiative provides free and accessible COVID-19 at-home tests for people who are blind or have low vision.

How the Test Works

The accessible COVID-19 at-home test works with any compatible Bluetooth-enabled smartphone and a free, download application to provide users with guided, audible instructions for test administration and audible test results.  Users can download and install the Ellume COVID-19 Home Test application from the Apple App Store (for iOS) or Google Play Store (for Android).

To order a test kit:

Online

Note:  Online orders are shipped free (while supplies last) and include two rapid-antigen tests.

Telephone

  • Call 1-800-232-0233

For additional resources, recipients and providers can:

Informative Flyers

English

Spanish

Armenian

Chinese

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