Increased Availability for Vaccines for Faculty and Staff

March 8, 2021

The State of California is accelerating vaccinations for education and childcare workers, which means that more doses are available and more venues have opened for distributing those doses. If you haven’t secured an appointment yet, be persistent, as vaccine availability seems to vary greatly, day to day, even hour to hour. We are sharing helpful links below to help you navigate the ever-changing information about eligibility and protocols.

SMC Employees can sign up to access state and federal sites through MyTurn ( or by calling 1-833-422-4255, regardless of county of residence. Regional healthcare systems and pharmacies may also offer COVID-19 vaccines, but many are not offering vaccines for employees in postsecondary education facilities at this time. Refer to the Contra Costa County Health Services website  “Get the Vaccine” or contact your healthcare provider for additional information.

Click below for information regarding the county vaccine resources around the Bay Area.