COVID-19 Vaccine Information and Frequently Asked Questions

Vaccines Available for Anyone 12 and Older

Anyone 12 and older is now eligible to get vaccinated in San Francisco.  At this time only Pfizer is approved for those ages 12 to 18 years of age. People under 18 need permission from a parent or guardian to be vaccinated, except under certain limited circumstances. Learn more about the COVID-19 vaccine in San Francisco from

Studies have shown the Pfizer vaccine is very effective in preventing COVID-19 infections and producing protective antibodies in teenagers. Learn more from the CDC about the benefits of getting a vaccine (Español | 简体中文 | Tiếng Việt | 한국어). 

Information on Parent or Guardian Consent
Flyer for parents available in English | Spanish | Chinese | Filipino
Flyer for youth available in English | Spanish | Chinese | Filipino

Where to Get Vaccinated

Check vaccination sites for available appointments and walk-in opportunities at

Vaccine FAQs

Last updated July 14, 2021

Should I get vaccinated?

Yes! Vaccinations are one of the most effective preventative measures in stopping the spread of COVID-19 and saving lives. Learn more from the CDC about the benefits of getting a vaccine (Español简体中文Tiếng Việt한국어). 

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Are SFUSD staff getting vaccinated?

As of Feb. 24, 2021, SFUSD staff were eligible for the vaccine. SFUSD has encouraged all staff to get vaccinated. 

Are the vaccines safe?

Where can I find more resources about the vaccine?

The City and County has put together a comprehensive list of Frequently Asked Questions regarding the vaccines that you can access. Resources from the San Francisco Department of Public Health can be found below translated in multiple languages:

Vaccine Facts: English | Español | 中文 | Filipino | Русский | Tiếng Việt | عربي

Vaccine FAQs: English | Español | 中文 | Filipino

What to expect after getting a COVID-19 vaccine: English | Español | 中文 | Filipino | Русский | Tiếng Việt | عربي

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