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Vaccination Phases

GVHC’s vaccination plan

California is allocating COVID-19 vaccines as they become available to ensure equitable distribution. These phase plans will help guide you as to which individuals will be eligible.

The phase plans are as follows:

Now Vaccinating

Phase 1B

1B Tier One

  • 65 Years and above

Phase 1A

1A Tier One

  • Acute care, psychiatric, and correctional facility hospital staff
  • Residents and staff at skilled nursing facilities, assisted living facilities, and similar settings for older or medically vulnerable individuals
  • Paramedics and EMTs
  • Dialysis centers

1A Tier Two

  • Intermediate care facilities for persons who need non-continuous nursing supervision and supportive care
  • Home health care and in-home supportive services
  • Community health workers, including promotoras
  • Public health field staff
  • Primary Care clinic workers including FQHCs, Rural Health Centers, correctional facility clinics, and urgent care clinics

1A Tier Three

Other healthcare workers, including:

  • Specialty clinics
  • Laboratory workers
  • Dental / Oral health clinics
  • Pharmacy staff not working in settings in higher tiers
  • Veterinarians

Up Next

Phase 1B

1B Tier Two

  • Those at risk of exposure at work in the following sectors:
    • Education and childcare
    • Emergency services
    • Food and agriculture

Phase 1C

Phase 2

Populations not identified in prior phases above, will be addressed and defined further by CDPH. Please visit our webpage in the future, to learn more as information is further defined.

More updates coming soon…