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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.

Located At

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

Clinic Hours
Mon: 9am – 5pm
Tues: 9am – 5pm
Wed: 9am – 5pm
Thurs: 9am – 5pm
Fri: 9am – 5pm
Sat: CLOSED
Sun: CLOSED

Unhealthy Weather Policy
To protect the health and safety of our employees and our patients, the CEP clinic along with our mobile clinic operations may be subject to temporary hour changes, early closures, event postponement, etc. if weather conditions are considered unhealthy or unsafe.
(Examples include: Excessive Heat, Poor Air Quality, Thunderstorms, etc.)

Recent Updates

Vaccines

COVID-19 and Flu Vaccines Available Daily.

All Services FREE • No Insurance Required • No Appointment Needed

Getting Vaccinated.

Getting your COVID and Flu Shots at CEP is easy!

  1. Gather Required Items & Information.
    Examples: Identification, Proof of Age documentation, Vaccine Record Card, etc.
  2. Drop-In. With or Without an appointment!
    Drop-in anytime during our hours of operation at our drive-thru clinic, or visit any of our mobile vaccination events on our Events Calendar!
  • If you’d like to schedule an appointment: (Optional)
    • Visit myturn.ca.gov and complete the screening questions.
    • Select a UCSF Fresno Mobile HeaL – CEP
    • Choose your preferred choice of vaccine, date and time of visit

All patients must have:

  • IDENTIFICATION (ID)
    Any form of ID that shows Full Name and Proof of Age/DOB.
    • Driver’s License, State ID, Passport, Birth Certificate, etc.
    • School ID Card (Grade 1 or above), or Online School Portal Login, etc.
  • COVID-19 VACCINATION RECORD CARD
    (Required for 2nd Dose & Booster Only)

    • You will receive your COVID-19 Vaccination Record Card after the completion of your first dose.
    • Please do not lose your card and bring with you to all follow up visits.

All individuals under the age of 18 MUST HAVE parent or guardian consent to receive any vaccines.

  • Minors: Ages 14 & Up
    Any minor between the ages of 14 to 17 must also provide their self consent to receive a vaccine in addition to having parent or guardian consent.
  • Emancipated Minors
    An emancipated minor may consent for him/herself.

Available for all individuals ages 5 & up.
Vaccine specific eligibility for primary vaccination* series listed below.

Pfizer – Age 5 & Older

Moderna – Age 18 & Older

Janssen (J&J)* – Age 18 & Older
Janssen (J&J) is a single-dose vaccine.

*Primary Vaccination Series refers to the first, second (and in rare occasions third) doses of the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines OR a single dose of Janssen (J&J).

Boosters are available for individuals ages 12 & up and have completed their primary vaccine series.

Pfizer – Age 12 & Older AND 5 months after primary series completion.

Moderna – Age 18 & Older AND 5 months after primary series completion.

Janssen (J&J) – Age 18 & Older AND 2 months after primary series completion.

• COVID-19 boosters DO NOT need to be the same brand received for the initial vaccine series for individuals 18 & older. Patients can choose to receive the same vaccine as their primary dose, or choose a different brand if desired.

Second Booster dose now available for the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines.
Current eligibility is as follows:

Pfizer – Age 50 & Older. Available 4 months after first booster completion date. 
OR,
Age 12 & older AND Immunocompromised. Available 4 months after first booster completion date. 

Moderna – Age 50 & Older. Available 4 months after first booster completion date. 
OR,
Age 18 & older AND Immunocompromised. Available 4 months after first booster completion date. 

Janssen (J&J) – NOT YET APPROVED

• COVID-19 boosters DO NOT need to be the same brand received for the initial vaccine series for individuals 18 & older. Patients can choose to receive the same vaccine as their primary dose, or choose a different brand if desired.

  1. Gather Required Items & Information.
    Examples: Identification, Proof of Age documentation, Vaccine Record Card, etc.
  2. Drop-In. With or Without an appointment!
    Drop-in anytime during our hours of operation at our drive-thru clinic, or visit any of our mobile vaccination events on our Events Calendar!
  • If you’d like to schedule an appointment: (Optional)
    • Visit myturn.ca.gov and complete the screening questions.
    • Select a UCSF Fresno Mobile HeaL – CEP
    • Choose your preferred choice of vaccine, date and time of visit

All patients must have:

  • IDENTIFICATION (ID)
    Any form of ID that shows Full Name and Proof of Age/DOB.
    • Driver’s License, State ID, Passport, Birth Certificate, etc.
    • School ID Card (Grade 1 or above), or Online School Portal Login, etc.
  • COVID-19 VACCINATION RECORD CARD
    (Required for 2nd Dose & Booster Only)

    • You will receive your COVID-19 Vaccination Record Card after the completion of your first dose.
    • Please do not lose your card and bring with you to all follow up visits.

All individuals under the age of 18 MUST HAVE parent or guardian consent to receive any vaccines.

  • Minors: Ages 14 & Up
    Any minor between the ages of 14 to 17 must also provide their self consent to receive a vaccine in addition to having parent or guardian consent.
  • Emancipated Minors
    An emancipated minor may consent for him/herself.

Available for all individuals ages 5 & up.
Vaccine specific eligibility for primary vaccination* series listed below.

Pfizer – Age 5 & Older

Moderna – Age 18 & Older

Janssen (J&J)* – Age 18 & Older
Janssen (J&J) is a single-dose vaccine.

*Primary Vaccination Series refers to the first, second (and in rare occasions third) doses of the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines OR a single dose of Janssen (J&J).

Boosters are available for individuals ages 12 & up and have completed their primary vaccine series.

Pfizer – Age 12 & Older AND 5 months after primary series completion.

Moderna – Age 18 & Older AND 5 months after primary series completion.

Janssen (J&J) – Age 18 & Older AND 2 months after primary series completion.

• COVID-19 boosters DO NOT need to be the same brand received for the initial vaccine series for individuals 18 & older. Patients can choose to receive the same vaccine as their primary dose, or choose a different brand if desired.

Pfizer

Current Eligibility.
Age 5 and older.

Second Dose.
21 days after the first dose.

Third Dose (Immunocompromised Only)
Available 28 days after the completion of series. A third dose is recommended for immunocompromised individuals that are high risk of hospitalization from COVID-19.

Booster Dose.
Available for individuals 12 & older and are 5 months from completion date of second dose. 

Second Booster Dose.
Available 4 months after completion of the first booster dose. Individuals must be 50 & older OR 12 & older and immunocompromised. 

Moderna

Current Eligibility.
Ages 18 and older.

Second Dose.
28 days after the first dose.

Third Dose (Immunocompromised Only)
Available 28 days after the completion of series. A third dose is recommended for immunocompromised individuals that are high risk of hospitalization from COVID-19.

Booster Dose
Available for individuals 18 & older and are 5 months past their second dose completion date. 

Second Booster Dose.
Available 4 months after completion of the first booster dose. Individuals must be 50 & older OR 18 & older and immunocompromised. 

J&J Janssen

Current Eligibility.
Ages 18 and older.

Second Dose.
NONE

Booster Dose
Available for individuals 18 & older and 2 months past their first dose completion date. 

Proof of Vaccination.

You will receive a COVID-19 Vaccination Record Card after your First Dose of the COVID vaccine.

Your card will include detailed information about the vaccine you received, where you got it, completion date, etc. as proof of your vaccination.
Please bring this card back for all follow up vaccination visits.
DO NOT LOSE YOUR VACCINATION RECORD CARD.

Digital Vaccine Cards Available!
CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD a digital copy of your Vaccine card.
Take a screenshot or save it to your digital wallet and never worry about losing it again!

To download, you will need the following information:
• First Name & Last Name
• Date of Birth
• Mobile Number OR Email

Information must match the info provided at time of vaccination. Any misspelled names, use of nicknames, false or disabled phone numbers, etc. may result in errors when trying to access your card.

If you received your COVID-19 vaccines with us and need a replacement Vaccine Record Card, please call us during our normal operating hours at (559) 349-8082.
 
OR CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD a digital Vaccine Record Card.

COVID-19 Treatment & Prevention

Monoclonal Antibodies (MAB)

Evusheld (tixagevimab / cilgavimab)

for prevention of COVID-19 infection.

By Appointment Only

Complete Screening form below to determine eligibility.

After Completing the Screening…

Please be patient.

We will call all eligible patients within one to two days to schedule an appointment.

 

Who can get Evusheld?

To qualify, individuals must meet the following criteria:

  1. NEGATIVE for COVID-19, NOT been recently exposed AND/OR…
    1. Moderately to severely Immunocompromised.
    2. Unable to get vaccinated due to severe allergic or adverse reactions to components in the vaccine.

Click Here for more details about Evusheld and additional qualifications.

Antivirals

Antivirals

Paxlovid (nirmatrelvir / ritonavir)

for treatment of mild to moderate COVID-19 infection.

By Appointment Only

Complete Screening form below to determine eligibility.

After Completing the Screening…
Please be patient.

We will call all eligible patients within one to two days to schedule an appointment.

 

Who can get Paxlovid?

To qualify, individuals must meet the following criteria:

  1. POSITIVE for COVID-19 and within 5 days of symptom onset.
  2. High-risk for progressing to severe COVID-19, including hospitalization or death.
  • Paxlovid is available for:
    • Anyone 65 & older; or
    • Anyone 12 & older and considered high-risk.

CLICK HERE for more details about Paxlovid and additional qualifications.

Molnupiravir (Molnupiravir)

for treatment of mild to moderate COVID-19 infection in adults.

By Appointment Only

Complete Screening form below to determine eligibility.

After Completing the Screening…
Please be patient.

We will call all eligible patients within one to two days to schedule an appointment.

 

Who can get Molnupiravir?

To qualify, individuals must meet the following criteria:

  1. POSITIVE for COVID-19 and within 5 days of symptom onset.
  2. High risk for progressing to severe COVID-19, including hospitalization or death.
  • Molnupiravir is available for:
    • Anyone 65 & older; or
    • Anyone 18 & older and considered high-risk.

Individuals who are pregnant or trying to become pregnant are not eligible for Molnupiravir.

CLICK HERE for more details about Molnupiravir and additional qualifications.

COVID-19 Testing

COVID TESTING

Stop, Swab and Go!

PCR Testing (Results in 48-72 hours on average)

No appointment needed. No insurance collected.

PCR and Rapid Tests Available!

  • Rapid tests are available upon request.
  • Patients must get a PCR test to receive a rapid test.
  • All tests are FREE

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.

PCR tests are considered the gold standard for detecting the COVID-19 virus in patients with and without symptoms.

    • For more information on the Color PCR COVID-19 Test Kits, CLICK HERE.
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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.

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

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 complete the request Fresno County request form below. 

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.

Our Impact

Testing

80,573
  • Negative Tests: 64,971
  • Positive Cases: 15,602
  • Total This Year: 27,181

Testing Data Updated: 3/1/22

Vaccines

70,819
  • Pfizer: 51k | Moderna: 13k | J&J: 2.7k
  • Children(5-11): 3,459
  • Boosters: TBD

Vaccine Data Updated: 3/29/22

Treatments

477
  • Evusheld: 25
  • Paxlovid: 3
  • RegenCOV (No longer offered): 449

Treatment Data Updated: 3/29/22

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 5 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 5 and up.
    • Moderna – Adults ages 18 and up.
    • Janssen (J&J) – Adults ages 18 and up.
    • We are currently offering the following vaccines.
      • Pfizer – Available for ages 5 & up.
      • Moderna – Available for ages 18 & up.
      • J&J – Available for ages 18 & up.

Yes. Booster shots are available to everyone. See eligibility guidelines below for each vaccine.

  • Pfizer – Ages 12 & older and has been 5 months or greater since the completion of the second dose.
  • Moderna – Ages 18 & older and has been 5 months or greater since the completion of the second dose.
  • Janssen/J&J – Ages 18 & older and has been 2 months or greater since the completion the first dose.

You do not need to get the same vaccine you received for your booster shot.
(i.e. If you received Pfizer for your original COVID vaccination series, you may request Moderna or J&J for your booster dose.)

Yes. Second booster doses are now available for the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines.
Current eligibility is as follows:

Pfizer – Age 50 & Older. Available 4 months after first booster completion date. 
OR, 
Age 12 & older AND Immunocompromised. Available 4 months after first booster completion date. 

Moderna – Age 50 & Older. Available 4 months after first booster completion date. 
OR,
 Age 18 & older AND Immunocompromised. Available 4 months after first booster completion date. 

Janssen (J&J) – NOT YET APPROVED

• COVID-19 boosters DO NOT need to be the same brand received for the initial vaccine series for individuals 18 & older. Patients can choose to receive the same vaccine as their primary dose, or choose a different brand if desired.

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)

We are located at the UC Merced Fresno Center 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

NEW Clinic Hours
Mon: 9am – 5pm
Tues: 9am – 5pm
Wed: 9am – 5pm
Thurs: 9am – 5pm
Fri: 9am – 5pm
Sat: CLOSED
Sun: CLOSED

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. 

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.
    • For more information on the Color PCR COVID-19 Test Kits, CLICK HERE.
  • Rapid Tests
    • Rapid tests are available upon request.
    • Patients must also receive a PCR test to receive a rapid test.

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

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

Testing is available daily at our static clinic located at the UC Merced Fresno Center building next to Bank of America across from Fashion Fair Mall. OR visit any of our Mobile Events listed in our Mobile Events Calendar.

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

(Across from Fashion Fair Mall)

NEW Clinic Hours
Mon: 9am – 5pm
Tues: 9am – 5pm
Wed: 9am – 5pm
Thurs: 9am – 5pm
Fri: 9am – 5pm
Sat: CLOSED
Sun: CLOSED

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.

This is the end of the page.

All information below is specific to UCSF Fresno and should not be used to contact the COVID-19 Equity Project (CEP).

Thank You!

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