COVID-19 Information and Updates

Free COVID Testing

  • You can check for information about free testing and kits, provided by the Santa Clara County Public Health Department, at 

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How To Get Vaccinated – or Boosted – Free!

nurse applying bandaid on young woman's armCOVID-19 vaccines are now available – free of charge – to all Californians age 5 and older, and that includes college students! 

The CDC recommends that everyone – age 5 years and older – should get the latest updated COVID-19 vaccine for 2023-24, if it's been at least two months since you received your last dose of any vaccine. You can find more details on the CDC vaccination website.

To get your vaccination, visit the Santa Clara County Public Health Department website for a list of clinic sites near you – where you can drop in without an appointment, or schedule a time that fits your schedule. 

You can also search for vaccination locations in California on or nationwide on

Get Tested for COVID-19 – Also Free!

Testing is a critical tool in the fight against this pandemic. To find a free COVID-19 testing site near you, use these online tools:

Latest Updates

The most current information about COVID-19 will come from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Santa Clara County Department of Public Health.

Student Health Services

Current students can visit the Health Services virtual clinic for services. The virtual clinic uses online video that is HIPAA-compliant for privacy and security, so students can talk with a health care provider about issues including women’s health, birth control, community resources and referrals. To schedule an appointment, send an email to  

  • You can also visit Wellness Central, an online resource for students.
  • Note: If you have coronavirus symptoms – which may include a combination of fever, cough, difficulty breathing, headache, chills and loss of taste or smell  stay home and call your primary doctor, health care provider's nurse hotline, or Valley Medical Center at 408.885.5000. 
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