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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

FREE COVID-19 Vaccines

First Come, First Served, Drive-thru Clinic.

Located At

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

Vaccine & Testing 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 and testing clinic will close when the temperature reaches 105°F. 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.

Clinic Details

For All Patients
We operate as a first come, first served, drive-thru clinic and all patients are seen in the order of their arrival regardless if a patient is a drive-in patient or has scheduled an appointment at myturn.ca.gov.

Scheduling an appointment simply makes for a quicker experience by answering all of the pre-screening questions prior to your visit and is not a guarantee that you will be vaccinated at your specified appointment time.

No appointment needed.
No insurance collected.

Appointments
If you choose to register prior to your visit, go to myturn.ca.gov, click on the “Make an appointment” button and complete the screening questions.

When prompted to choose a clinic, choose either of the following options depending on the vaccine you wish to receive.
UCSF Fresno Mobile HeaL- Pfizer
for the Pizer vaccine (12 & older)

UCSF Fresno Mobile HeaL- Janssen
for the Johnson & Johnson/J&J/Janssen vaccine (18 & older)

CEP Vaccine Tents

For All Patients
We operate as a first come, first served, drive-thru clinic and all patients are seen in the order of their arrival regardless if a patient is a drive-in patient or has scheduled an appointment at myturn.ca.gov.

Scheduling an appointment simply makes for a quicker experience by answering all of the pre-screening questions prior to your visit and is not a guarantee that you will be vaccinated at that time.

No appointment needed.
No insurance collected.

Appointments
If you choose to register prior to your visit, go to myturn.ca.gov, click on the “Make an appointment” button and complete the screening questions.

When prompted to choose a clinic, choose either of the following options depending on the vaccine you wish to receive.
UCSF Fresno Mobile HeaL- Pfizer
for the Pizer vaccine (12 & older)

UCSF Fresno Mobile HeaL- Janssen
for the Johnson & Johnson/J&J/Janssen vaccine (18 & older)

Covid Equity Project Vaccine Tents

What to Bring

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)

About the Vaccines

Vaccine Update (8/14/21)
We are now offering additional dose mRNA shots (Pfizer) to immunocompromised individuals 12 or older that are considered “very high risk” to get very sick from COVID-19. Self-attestation and a medical provider evaluation OR supplemental information, may be necessary. We are currently NOT offering additional doses to people that are not deemed immunocompromised.

Currently Offering

Pfizer

Current Eligibility.
Ages 12 and older.

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

A third (3rd) dose is recommended for patients who are considered immunocompromised and deemed “very high risk” for getting COVID-19.

Second Dose.
Available 21 days after the first dose.

Third Dose (Immunocompromised Only)
Available 28 days after the completion of series.

(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.)

To learn more about the Pfizer vaccine, CLICK HERE.

J&J
Janssen

Current Eligibility.
Ages 18 and older.

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

Second Dose.
NONE

 

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 us during our hours of operation.

COVID Testing

COVID TESTING

Stop, Swab and Go!

PCR Tests Only. (Results in 48-72 hours on average) 

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

Or until supplies last.

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 from when the lab receives the samples.

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.

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…

COVID Equity Team and Costa Azul Group Photo

CBDIO - July 7, 2021

Awesome times at the Pachuca vs. Costa Azul game at Chukchansi Park. More than 100 vaccines were given at this game amongst players of both teams and patrons!

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)

NEW LOCATION (August 4, 2021)
We are now located at the UC Merced Fresno Center located at Shaw and Fresno St. (Across from the Fashion Fair Mall, next to Bank of America)

Enter from Mariposa Ave Next to Men’s Wearhouse. (Click Here  to see our map)

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

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 you received your COVID-19 Vaccine,  digital vaccine cards are now available at https://myvaccinerecord.cdph.ca.gov/
 
If you are still experiencing trouble accessing your information or need a new physical copy of your card, please call us during normal operating hours at (559) 349-8082.

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.
    •  

No. 

Due to supply, we are no longer offering rapid testing and only offer PCR testing which is considered the gold standard for testing for the virus.

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 from when the lab receives the samples.

For more information on the status of your test, please contact the Color COVID Test Support Page or call the hotline listed on the card you received with your test.  For a faster experience, please have the card ready with your Barcode number and DOB.

Call: 1-844-352-6567
Email: mycovidtest@color.com

Tests done on Sundays are not sent to the lab until end-of-day Monday.

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.