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Kern County Public Health offers reminder about vaccine clinic schedule, availability

With COVID-19 booster shots now available for all adults who are fully vaccinated, Kern County Public Health is reminding residents about its free vaccination clinics, which are taking place from 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. from Tuesday through Friday, at the Kern County Fairgrounds.

People who are 18 and older are eligible for a COVID booster shot six months following their second dose of the two-shot Pfizer or Moderna vaccine or two months following their Johnson & Johnson shot. Individuals may choose which vaccine they receive as a booster dose.

Pfizer vaccines are available for ages 5 and older and walk-ins are welcome.

To find a vaccination site near you or to make an appointment, visit or

The Kern County Fairgrounds are located at 1142 South P St., Bakersfield. The clinic is closed Thursday and Friday due to the holiday.