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How to sign up for a COVID-19 vaccine in the Bay Area


SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (KRON) – COVID-19 vaccines are being distributed across California, and here in the Bay Area.

In December, Pfizer and Moderna vaccines were authorized by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to be used for emergency use.

As more vaccines become available, more people wonder: When can I get vaccinated?

Here is a break down of where each Bay Area county is:

Where and How to get the vaccine



As of Feb. 8, Alameda County is currently vaccinating Phase 1A, Tiers 1 through 3 and Phase 1B for those 65 and older, education and child care, emergency services, and food and agriculture.

A total of 172,100 doses have been distributed — 81,900 Pfizer and 90,200 Moderna.

You can also head to THIS WEBSITE to sign up to be notified when it is your turn.

The Oakland Coliseum opened a mass vaccination site on Feb. 16. — You can make an appointment HERE.

The county and private health care providers are using the Alameda County Fairgrounds for appointment-only COVID-19 vaccination programs — You can make an appointment HERE.

Contra Costa

As of Feb. 16, a total of 219,814 vaccine doses had been administered across Contra Costa County — 169,142 first doses, 50,672-second doses.

The county has moved into Phase 1B distributing vaccines to people 65 years and older, and health care workers.

If you are 65 and older and would like to request an appointment, CLICK HERE.


As of Feb. 11, vaccines are limited to healthcare personnel and people age 65 and older in Phase 1A in Marin County.

31,554 residents have been vaccinated with at least one dose and 14,872 have been received their second dose.

CVA, Safeway, RiteAid, and One Medical are now vaccine providers in the county.

You will need to wait to be contacted by your healthcare provider.

However, you can contact your provider as some are scheduling appointments at this time.


As of Feb. 10, Napa County is currently working to distribute vaccines to those in Phase 1a, Tier 1 through 3, and Phase 1B, Tier 1.

Phase 1B, Tier 1 includes individuals 65 and older, and those at risk of exposure in education and childcare, emergency services, and food and agriculture.

If you meet the eligibility requirements, CLICK HERE to fill out an interest form, or SIGN UP to be notified when it’s your turn.

San Francisco

San Francisco is currently distributing vaccines to people 65 and over, and frontline healthcare workers, including doctors, nurses, paramedics, service workers, as well as long-term care residents.

As of Feb. 15, 122,420 San Francisco residents have received at least one dose of the vaccine and 35,764 have received the second dose.

UCSF and Sutter Health will distribute to people 65 years and older.

People who live and work in San Francisco can sign-up for vaccine notification. CLICK HERE to sign-up.

The first mass vaccination site opened at City College of San Francisco (main campus) on Friday, Jan. 22. More on that here.

The second mass vaccination site opened at the Moscone Center.

A third mass vaccination site has also opened at the SF Market in the Bayview.

San Mateo

As of Feb. 16, San Mateo County is currently distributing vaccines to all eligible in Phase 1A, healthcare workers and those in long-term care facilities, and Phase 1B which includes residents 65 and older, as the supply allows.

As of Feb. 15, 109,793 individuals had been vaccinated and 37,003 individuals who have completed the vaccination series.

There are an estimated 38,000 healthcare workers and 12,000 in long-term care and an estimated 167,000 residents who are eligible in Phase 1B across the county.

Residents are advised to contact their healthcare provider.

Some CVS and RiteAid pharmacies are now offering the Moderna vaccine by appointment only.

Santa Clara

As of Feb. 15, 254,758 Santa Clara County residents have received at least one dose and 86,341 have completed the vaccination.

Santa Clara County is currently in Phase 1A, including residents who are 65 years of age or older.

Eligible individuals are able to schedule an appointment at their healthcare providers:


As of Feb. 11, 25,100 individuals have been vaccinated by Solano County Public Health, and 32,500 have been given the first and second dose with SCPH.

Solano County is currently distributing vaccines to residents in Phase 1A, Tier 1 through 3, and Phase 1B, Tier 1, which includes seniors 65 and older.

NorthBay Healthcare will be contacting qualified recipients. Others are advised to contact your provider.

CLICK HERE to fill out a COVID-19 vaccine interest form.


As of Feb. 15, a total of 93,382 vaccines have been distributed in Sonoma County, both Pfizer and Moderna.

The county has moved forward in the tier process and is currently distributing vaccines to those in Phase 1A Tier 3 and Phase 1B Tier 1.

Eligible residents should contact their healthcare provider to receive a vaccine.

CLICK HERE for provider contact information.

Bay Area Provider Resources

Dignity Health

Kaiser Permanente

Sutter Health


California COVID Cases Map

California’s Vaccine Distribution Plan

On Wednesday, Jan. 13, Governor Gavin Newsom announced that California residents will soon be notified when they are able to get the vaccine.

Those who are 65 years and older will now be able to get vaccinated.

As of Sunday, Jan. 17, a total of 1,393,224 doses have been administered statewide and a total of 3,226,775 vaccine doses have been shipped to local health departments and health care systems.

How many doses have been administered

(AS OF JAN. 17)

357,437 doses have been administered in Region 2 which includes all nine Bay Area Counties:

  • Alameda
  • Contra Costa
  • Del Norte
  • Humboldt
  • Lake
  • Marin
  • Mendocino
  • Monterey
  • Napa
  • San Benito
  • San Francisco
  • San Mateo
  • Santa Clara
  • Santa Cruz
  • Solano
  • Sonoma

Interactive CA Map of ICU Capacity by Region

CDC COVID Data Tracker

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