Through our collaborative partnerships, we aim to increase awareness about the COVID-19 vaccine as an important public health tool and to increase vaccine equity for people experiencing homelessness.
Help ensure that Sacramento’s most vulnerable communities continue to have access to lifesaving COVID-19 information and resources.
Sacramento has been administering COVID-19 vaccines to unsheltered and sheltered individuals since the vaccines first became available in 2021. The data below is provided by Sacramento County Public Health and is no longer being actively tracked.
Updated boosters provide increased protection against all circulating COVID-19 strains. You are eligible to get a booster at least 2 months after your last COVID-19 vaccine dose. If you have already received your updated booster, you are up-to-date and no other booster is needed at this time. Please help us share these upcoming pop up clinics. Sacramento County Public Health updates this webpage on Mondays.
MyTurn appointments are also encouraged. See more.
Sacramento Steps Forward has limited COVID-19 supplies available. Contact us if you’re interested in accessing educational materials, masks, sanitizers, testing kits, and more.
Since 2019, the state of California and Sacramento County has made substantial progress in combating the COVID-19 crisis through coordinated community response. With the announced end of the local COVID-19 State of Emergency (SOE) and Public Health Emergency on February 28, 2022, there have already been noted changes to COVID-19 relevant activities in the coming months. View the session materials to learn more.
Effective March 13, 2023, CDPH updated isolation recommendations, in alignment with CDC Recommendations for Isolation and Precautions for People with COVID-19 . Individuals who have tested positive for COVID-19 should continue to isolate for 5 days, but may leave isolation after 5 days, if they are feeling well, symptoms are improving and are fever-free for 24 hours. An updated definition of infectious period is also included to align with the updated isolation recommendations of persons infected with COVID-19. Read more.
Today the Sacramento County Board of Supervisors voted to end the local COVID-19 State of Emergency and Public Health Emergency. The ending of the emergency declaration does not rescind or impact Health Officer Orders or California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Orders governing mask usage in certain settings. Read more.
California is launching a new Ambassador Program! Ambassadors are trusted messengers that help inform the community about why the COVID-19 vaccines provide the best protection against the COVID-19/SARS-CoV-2 virus. If you’re interested in helping reduce the spread of COVID-19, register for the Ambassador Training on Wednesday, October 20 at 6:30 pm (English) and Wednesday, November 3 at 6:30 pm (Spanish). View details!
We will continue providing COVID-19 relevant updates as new information becomes available from federal, state, and local agencies.
We are taking part in the COVID-19 Community Health Project (CCHP), a state-wide initiative facilitated by The Center at Sierra Health Foundation with the California Department of Social Services (February 2021-July 2021) and then with the California Department of Public Health (October 2021-March 2022). Our project supports our unsheltered communities by:
We coordinate with the Sacramento County Public Health Department and our community partners to offer people experiencing homelessness more convenient options to get vaccinated against COVID-19.