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UCSF Fresno Mobile HeaL COVID-19 Equity Project (CEP)

The COVID-19 Equity Project (CEP) expands UCSF Fresno’s Mobile HeaL program by bringing equal access to barrier-free COVID and other health care services to target communities, in partnership with community-based organizations.  We are staffed by members from communities we serve and seek to develop current and aspiring health care professionals through service to underrepresented communities.

COVID Vaccines

VACCINES

Fast. Easy. FREE!

Drive in. Get Vaccinated.

No appointment needed.
No insurance collected.

Located At

Fresno City College
1101 E. University Ave.
Fresno, CA 93741

FCC Traffic Flow & Vaccine Clinic Map
Click Here
 

Vaccine Clinic Hours
Mon: 8am – 2pm
Tues: 8am – 11am
Wed: 8am – 2pm
Thurs: 8am – 2pm
Fri: 8am – 2pm
Sat: 8am – 2pm
Sun: 8am – 2pm

Excessive Heat and Unhealthy Weather Policy
To protect the health and safety of our employees and our patients, the UCSF Fresno Mobile HeaL COVID-19 Equity Project vaccination clinic at Fresno City College will close when the temperature reaches 105°F. Our COVID testing center will remain open as normal. For questions or immediate assistance call us during our hours of operation at (559) 349-8082, or follow us on social media for the latest updates.

About the Vaccines

COVID-19 vaccines are now eligible for everybody ages 12 and older. Only the Pfizer vaccine has Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) by the FDA for children and teens 12 to 17. Minors require parent consent. 

Currently Offering

Pfizer

Current Eligibility.
Ages 12 and older.

Doses Required.
TWO
The Pfizer vaccine requires two (2) doses to complete series.

Second Dose.
Available 21 days after the first dose.

(Per CDC Guidelines, you may get your second dose as early as 17 days after the first dose and have up to 6 weeks from your first dose without changing the efficacy rating of this vaccine.)

Johnson & Johnson Janssen

Current Eligibility.
Ages 18 and older.

Doses Required.
ONE
The J&J vaccine is a single, one-time-only vaccine.

Second Dose.
NONE

 

Requirements

What to bring with you.

Identification (ID)
Any form of ID that shows your full name and Date of Birth (DOB) or Age. 
Examples: Driver’s License, State ID, Passport, Medical Records, Insurance Statements, Online School Portal, Birth Certificates, etc.

Consent for Minors (Ages 12-17)
Individuals younger than 18 years must have parental or guardian consent given by a legally authorized representative (parent or guardian).

An emancipated minor may consent for him/herself. Currently, only the Pfizer vaccine has received Emergency Use Authorization for people under 18.

In addition to the consent from a legally authorized parent or guardian, Individuals between 14 and 17 years of age must also consent for themselves vaccines. For individuals younger than 13, only consent from the legally authorized representative (parent or guardian) is required. 

  • Parent/guardian accompanies the minor in person.
  • If the parent/guardian cannot accompany the minor, a signed written consent is acceptable. The written consent must verify the parent/guardian has been provided the Pfizer EUA Fact Sheet.
  • Phone or video consent is possible if the parent/guardian confirms that they have been provided the Pfizer EUA Fact Sheet or the Fact Sheet is read to the parent/guardian.
Written Consent Form (English)
Written Consent Form (Español)

Proof of Vaccination

Digital Vaccination Record Cards Now Available

The Digital vaccine card is now available at https://myvaccinerecord.cdph.ca.gov/

You will be directed to fill out the information on your vaccination and select a pin #.  You will then get a link on your phone to get your digital vaccine QR code.  MyTurn verifies the information as accurate in this process.

Physical Vaccination Record Cards

After you receive your COVID-19 Vaccine, you will receive a COVID-19 Vaccination Record Card complete with information regarding the vaccine you received and where you got it. This card should be kept in a safe place and brought back when you return for your second dose (if applicable).

DO NOT LOSE YOUR VACCINATION RECORD CARD

Lost, Damaged or Misplaced Vaccination Record Card.
For replacement Vaccine Cards or questions relating to the vaccine you received, please contact our IT and MyTurn Database Specialist Parminder Singh.

COVID Testing

COVID TESTING

Stop, Swab and Go!

PCR and Rapid Tests Available.

No appointment needed.
No insurance collected.

For a faster experience, register for your COVID Test ahead of time.
(Everybody who needs a test must complete the registration process )

UC Merced Fresno Center
550 E. Shaw Ave.
Fresno, CA 93710

(Across from Fashion Fair Mall)

Testing Hours
Mon: 8am – 2pm
Tues: 8am – 11am
Wed: 8am – 2pm
Thurs: 8am – 2pm
Fri: 8am – 2pm
Sat: 8am – 2pm
Sun: 8am – 2pm

Getting Tested

In 3 easy steps!

Register Online

For a faster experience, register for your Color PCR COVID-19 Test here.
(Everybody who needs a test must complete the registration process )

Get Swabbed

Come see us at our testing clinic at 550 E. Shaw Ave. located across from Fashion Fair Mall and next to Bank of America.

Get Your Results

Results are provided by text message  typically within 48-72 hours.

About COVID Testing

Reasons to Get Tested
Even though COVID vaccines are now available to almost all age groups and has become more readily available, there are still many reasons to be tested for COVID-19 and the need for equitable testing options.

  • Travel requirements or recently traveled.
  • Work requirement
  • School requirement
  • Upcoming medical procedures
  • Experiencing COVID symptoms
  • Exposed to someone who tested positive.
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Types of Tests

  • Color PCR COVID-19 Test
    PCR tests are considered the gold standard for testing for the COVID-19 virus and have proven to be 99.9% accurate.
    • Symptomatic and Asymptomatic Accuracy: 99.9% 
      • For more information on the Color PCR COVID-19 Test Kits, CLICK HERE.

  • BinaxNow COVID-19 Rapid Test
    Though fast and convenient, rapid tests should not be used in place of a PCR as they often can show false negatives in both symptomatic and asymptomatic patients.
    • Symptomatic Accuracy: 64%
    • Asymptomatic Accuracy: 36%
      • For more information on the BinaxNow Rapid COVID-19 Test Kits, CLICK HERE.

Mobile Events

MOBILE EVENTS

Not able to make it to our vaccination or testing clinics?
Come see us at one of our scheduled mobile events. In order to better serve our community we are proud to partner with various organizations, businesses, faith-based organizations and more to help provide equitable access to COVID resources to all. Follow our calendar below to see if we are coming to a place near you.

Mobile Events Calendar

Special thanks to…

CBDIO - June 12, 2021

Thank you for having us out to be part of this event. Over 100 vaccines were given at this event alone. Fantastic job to everyone who made it all possible.

Host an Event

If you are part of a business/organization or hosting any upcoming events throughout Fresno County and interested in hosting a Mobile COVID-19 Vaccination site, please contact us!

Mobile Events (17)

About Us

Our Mission

The COVID-19 Equity Project (CEP) expands UCSF Fresno’s Mobile HeaL program by bringing equal access to barrier-free COVID and other health care services to target communities, in partnership with community-based organizations.  We are staffed by members from communities we serve and seek to develop current and aspiring health care professionals through service to underrepresented communities.

Our Goal

UCSF Fresno Mobile HeaL have combined their expertise with Community Based Organizations (CBOs) to conduct free testing, contact tracing, community education and outreach as part of the City of Fresno’s COVID-19 response to support communities disproportionately impacted by the pandemic.

Get Involved

Volunteer with us

The UCSF Fresno COVID-19 Equity Project is seeking clinical (nurses, physicians, etc.) and non-clinical volunteers to assist with our mission of providing free and equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines and testing to the residents of Fresno County.

Volunteer Duties Include:

  • Administering COVID Vaccines (Clinical Only)
  • Directing traffic
  • Registration
  • Post-vaccine observations
  • Set-up/Take-down

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Vaccine FAQs

Everybody ages 12 and older is now eligible for to receive a COVID-19 vaccine if desired, however, only the Pfizer vaccine has been EUA authorized by the FDA for individuals under the age of 18.

  • Vaccine Age Requirements
    • Pfizer – Children and Adults ages 12 and up.
    • Moderna – Adults ages 18 and up. (Not offered at our clinic)
    • Janssen (J&J) – Adults ages 18 and up.
    • We are currently offering the following vaccines.
      • Pfizer – Available for ages 12 & up.
      • J&J – Available for ages 18 & up.

Information regarding the vaccines and other vaccination locations is available through the Fresno County Department of Public Health’s COVID-19 Vaccine Information webpage

Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine EUA Factsheet
(English) (Español) (Hmong) (Other)

Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine EUA Factsheet
(English) (Español) (Hmong) (Other)

Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) Vaccine EUA Factsheet
(English) (Español) (Hmong) (Other)

Our vaccine clinic is located at Fresno City College and we are set up in “Parking Lot D” along McKinley Ave.

Simply enter the campus from Van Ness, McKinley or Weldon avenues and follow posted signs towards the center of campus on University Ave. (Click HERE to see our map)

Fresno City College
1101 E. University Ave.
Fresno, CA 93741

We are open 7 days a week at 8 a.m. Most days we close at 2 p.m., with the exception of Tuesdays, where we close at 11 a.m. for staff training.

Vaccine Clinic Hours
Mon: 8am – 2pm
Tues: 8am – 11am
Wed: 8am – 2pm
Thurs: 8am – 2pm
Fri: 8am – 2pm
Sat: 8am – 2pm
Sun: 8am – 2pm

No, you do not need to make an appointment. We operate as a drive-in, first-come, first-serve clinic. Just stop by and see us anytime during our regular hours of operation or at our mobile events.

For more information regarding appointments or to find additional vaccine clinics, please visit www.myturn.ca.gov

Yes, the COVID-19 vaccines are 100% free. 

Insurance is NOT required and we will not ask you for any insurance information at our clinic.

      • Identification (ID)
        Any form of ID that shows your full name and Date of Birth (DOB) or Age. 
        Examples: Driver’s License, State ID, Passport, Medical Records, Insurance Statements, Online School Portal, Birth Certificates, etc.

      • Consent for Minors (Ages 12-17)
        Individuals younger than 18 years must have parental or guardian consent given by a legally authorized representative (parent or guardian).

        An emancipated minor may consent for him/herself. Currently, only the Pfizer vaccine has received Emergency Use Authorization for people under 18.

        In addition to the consent from a legally authorized parent or guardian, Individuals between 14 and 17 years of age must also consent for themselves vaccines. For individuals younger than 13, only consent from the legally authorized representative (parent or guardian) is required. 

        • Parent/guardian accompanies the minor in person.
        • If the parent/guardian cannot accompany the minor, a signed written consent is acceptable. The written consent must verify the parent/guardian has been provided the Pfizer EUA Fact Sheet.
        • Phone or video consent is possible if the parent/guardian confirms that they have been provided the Pfizer EUA Fact Sheet or the Fact Sheet is read to the parent/guardian.
If you lost your Vaccination Record Card, have questions relating to MyTurn appointments or need proof further proof you received your COVID-19 Vaccine…
 
Call or Text
Parminder Singh – IT Specialist & My Turn Database Specialist
559-281-4783

Testing FAQs

Everybody is eligible for a COVID test, including infants. 

  • Color PCR COVID-19 Test
    PCR tests are considered the gold standard for testing for the COVID-19 virus and have proven to be 99.9% accurate.
    • Symptomatic and Asymptomatic Accuracy: 99.9% 
      • For more information on the Color PCR COVID-19 Test Kits, CLICK HERE.

         

  • BinaxNow COVID-19 Rapid Test
    Though fast and convenient, rapid tests should not be used in place of a PCR as they often can show false negatives in both symptomatic and asymptomatic patients.
    • Symptomatic Accuracy: 64%
    • Asymptomatic Accuracy: 36%
      • For more information on the BinaxNow Rapid COVID-19 Test Kits, CLICK HERE.

Yes, rapid tests are available, however, due to the high rate of false negatives in both symptomatic and asymptomatic patients, all patients will also receive a PCR test along with their rapid test.

In all cases where negative test results are required, PCR tests are the only tests that should be accepted as valid.

Yes, the COVID-19 tests are 100% free for both PCR and rapid tests.

Insurance is NOT required and we will not ask you for any insurance information at our clinic.

For COVID Testing, we are is located at the UC Merced Fresno Center building (550 E. Shaw Ave.) across from Fashion Fair Mall, next to Bank of America. 

Follow the signs to the back parking lot, wait in your vehicle by the back door and we will come out to assist you.

UC Merced Fresno Center
550 E. Shaw Ave.
Fresno, CA 93710

(Across from Fashion Fair Mall)

We are open 7 days a week at 8 a.m. Most days we close at 2 p.m., with the exception of Tuesdays, where we close at 11 a.m. for staff training.

Testing Hours
Mon: 8am – 2pm
Tues: 8am – 11am
Wed: 8am – 2pm
Thurs: 8am – 2pm
Fri: 8am – 2pm
Sat: 8am – 2pm
Sun: 8am – 2pm

Results are delivered by text message typically within 48-72 hours.

CLICK HERE, for a step-by-step infographic on how to get your results.

There are many reasons to be tested, including:

  • Travel requirements or recently traveled.
  • Work requirement
  • School requirement
  • Upcoming medical procedures
  • Experiencing COVID symptoms
  • Exposed to someone who tested positive.

Although COVID Vaccines are now readily available for most groups, this does not mean that COVID has disappeared. We must all do our part and stay vigilant to stop the spread of COVID-19.