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COVID-19 Vaccine

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General Information:

UPDATED 12/13/21

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Vaccination (Pfizer) has been approved for kids 5-11 years old:  

- Special vials were released to deliver 10 mcg doses per 0.2 ml

- Schedule same as other age groups:  2 doses given 21 days apart 

- link to the updated FDA Emergency Use Authorization

 
Additional doses have been approved: 

 

​​PFIZER:​

- Immunocompromised individuals (12 years and older) - Additional primary shot 28 days after second dose​ 

- 12 years of age and older - Booster dose 6 months after second dose 

- link to the updated FDA Approval/Emergency Use Authorization 

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MODERNA:​

- Immunocompromised individuals (18 years and older) - Additional primary shot (0.5 ml) -  28 days after second dose​​

- 18 years of age and older - Booster dose (half dose of 0.25 ml)  - 6 months after second dose

- link to the updated Emergency Use Authorization 

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Mix-and-match booster doses have been approved: 

Any available COVID-19 vaccine can be used as a booster dose following completion of the primary series

- 2 months after the Janssen (J&J) vaccine

- 6 months after the last Moderna or Pfizer vaccine 

 
Digital vaccine records: 

Can be obtained from myvaccinerecord.cdph.ca.gov 

If you are following the steps and are not able to link to your record, it is probably because the vaccine registry does not have the right cell phone number or your email address on your profile -- you can call any of your providers to add that information on your file with the State.     If you need us to do that for you -- PLEASE EMAIL the request to us at info@courtyardpharmacy.com and we will do so within 1-2 days.

Courtyard COVID vaccine clinics: 
  • Pfizer on Monday and Saturday starting at 10 am;  Tuesday in the afternoons 

  • Moderna on Thursday and Friday from 10 am to 5 pm

  • Appointments are preferred, but walk-ins will be accommodated to the best of our ability

  • If you are running late, please call to make sure we save you a dose.  

  • If you represent a business or a school, please contact us to arrange special clinic days.​

  
Eligibility Guidelines:
  • April 1st, 2021 - all adults aged 50 and older

  • April 16th, 2021 - all individuals aged 16 and older

  • May 10th, 2021 - all individuals aged 12 and older

  • August 13th, 2021 -booster doses approved for immunocompromised individuals

  • September 22nd, 2021 - Pfizer approved 6 months after 2nd dose for 65+ years of age and 16-64 years of age at increased risk (health condition or occupation)

  • October 20th, 2021 - Moderna half-dose (0.25 ml) approved 6 months after 2nd dose for 65+ years of age and 16-64 years of age at increased risk (health condition or occupation)

  • October 20th, 2021 - mix-and-match boosters approved 

  • October 29th, 2021 - Pfizer 10 mcg dose (0.2 ml) approved for individuals 5 to 11 years of age

  • December 8th, 2021 - Pfizer booster doses recommendation expanded to 16 and 17 year olds.

DIRECT APPOINTMENT LINK HAS BEEN ENABLED
  • Complete ALL required forms

  • Scan in your picture ID and insurance cards (indicate if you do not have insurance).

  • Make an appointment to get your vaccine

  • The second dose will be scheduled automatically at same time exactly 21 days from the first dose (pfizer) or 28 days from the first dose (moderna).  Please plan to available on BOTH days.  If for whatever reason you need to change the appointment date for the 2nd dose, please EMAIL us with your request.

  • When making an appt for the Pfizer vaccine, please include patient's age so that we can plan for the number of "Pediatric" and "Adult" doses for the day 

PREPARING FOR THE VACCINE CLINICS

CLINICS 
  • We will schedule 3-6 patients per 15 minutes slot

  • Wear short-sleeved tops that provide easy access to your upper arms 

  • Arrive 5-10 minutes prior to your appointment

  • All of the paperwork will be done online ahead of appointment time to keep the process as fast and as smooth as possible

  • Bring your picture ID and your insurance cards with you to the appointment

Steps:
  1. Beginning 10 minutes prior to your appointment time, check-in with Front End staff to let them know you have arrived for your scheduled appointment.   They will check you off their list (or add you to the list if you are a walk-in)

  2. Please present your picture ID, insurance cards, and your vaccine card (if you already have one) so that your identity will be verified and your information will be double checked for accuracy and completeness.  They will hand you your form and your vaccine card, hold on to both as the vaccinator will need to see the information. 

  3. Wait to be called by the VACCINATOR

  4. Receive your vaccine 

  5. Proceed to the observation area where you will need to wait for at least 15 minutes (30 minute wait time for patients at higher risk of allergic reactions).   Keep your form and vaccine card handy.

  6. At the end of your observation time, turn your form in and get your vaccine card signed off -- CONGRATULATIONS, YOU ARE DONE!  

  7. If this is your first appt, the second appointment will be made for you by our staff and you will receive an emailed confirmation.  At that time, you can respond to it with alternative times if you need to move your appointment -- please reschedule only if absolutely necessary.

  8. It takes at least 10 days for all the information to processed after the vaccine clinic, please wait that long before checking your vaccine registry for the administered vaccine.

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