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COVID-19 Testing & Vaccines

covid-19 testing

COVID-19 testing is available throughout Kings County. Contact your primary healthcare provider or visit any community COVID-19 testing resources

When to get tested

If you have symptoms

  • Vaccinated or not, get tested immediately if you’re feeling any COVID-19 symptoms. If an antigen test is negative, take another in 24-48 hours, as early cases can be missed.

If you were exposed

  • If you were exposed, you should consider getting tested as soon as possible, even if you have no symptoms.

  • Test again 3-5 days after exposure.

If you go to a high-risk event

If you travel

  • Test as close to the time of departure as possible and 3-5 days after.

  • Vaccinated or not, anyone entering or re-entering California should test 3-5 days after arrival.

  • Learn more on how to prepare for domestic and international travel.

Source: California For All

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covid-19 Vaccines

Why get vaccinated?

Getting vaccinated helps your health, your family, and your community. When you're vaccinated against COVID-19, you protect yourself from a deadly disease. Vaccinate to stop the spread to your friends, your family, your elders, and the people who work hard to keep our communities safe and open. 

  • Reduce your chance of hospitlization

  • Vaccination helps reduce community transmission

  • We can all get back to the things we love

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Visit to call the California COVID-19 Hotline at (833) 422-4255 to schedule a COVID-19 vaccines. 

Transportation is your vaccine appointment is available by KART! 

To request transportation to your vaccine appointment, call (559) 852-2776. Provide at least 24 hour notice prior to your appointment time

vaccination updates

The Updated Pfizer Booster (Bivalent) dose is eligible for all 6 months and older. See the COVID-19 Vaccine Timing Schedule for the breakdown of all COVID-19 doses. 

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Vaccine Safety: 

Vaccine safety is a top priority. The U.S. vaccine safety system ensures that all vaccines are as safe as possible.  Learn how the federal government is working to ensure the safety of COVID-19 vaccines.

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