Free immunizations for kids throughout May

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) - San Joaquin Community Hospital will be offering free childhood immunizations against vaccine-preventable diseases at the following sites in May:

Walgreens - Wednesday, May 1, 40 Chester Ave. (parking Lot), Bakersfield, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Walgreens - Thursday, May 2, 3301 Panama Lane (parking Lot), Bakersfield, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Sports Authority - Monday, May 6, 4821 Ming Ave. (parking lot), Bakersfield, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The Park at Riverwalk - Tuesday, May 7, 11298 Stockdale Highway (Area 1 parking lot), Bakersfield, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Kern County Deptartment of Human Services - Wednesday, May 8, 100 E. California Ave. (parking lot), Bakersfield, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Canyon Hills Church at The Summit - Thursday, May 9, 7100 Auburn St. (parking lot), Bakersfield, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Vallarta Super Market/Dollar Tree - Monday, May 13, 2705 S. H St. (parking Lot), Bakersfield, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

San Joaquin Community Hospital - Wednesday, May 15, 2801 Chester Ave. (parking lot), Bakersfield, 1-6 p.m.

St. Johns Healthfair - Saturday, May 18, 1401 East Brundage Lane (parking lot), Bakersfield, 9 a.m. to noon

Silver Creek Park - Monday, May 20, 7011 Harris Road (parking lot), Bakersfield, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Greenfield Family Resource Center - Tuesday, May 21, 5400 Monitor St. (parking lot), Bakersfield, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Vallarta Supermarket - Thursday, May 23, 820 Main St. (parking lot), Delano, 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Save-Mart Supermarkets - Tuesday, May 28, 2425 California 46 (parking lot), Wasco, 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Vallarta - Wednesday, May 29, 5951 Niles St. (parking lot), Bakersfield, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
 
Fiesta Market - Thursday, May 30, 9710 Main St. (parking lot), Lamont, 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

According to CDC's new guidance, vaccines are free of charge to children under the age of 18 who meet one of the following criteria:
 

  • No health insurance
  • Under-insured
  • Eligible for Medi-Cal and the Child Health and Disability Program
  • American Indian or Native Alaskan


According to CDPH health eligibility guidelines, the Influenza vaccine may be provided free to all children ages 6 months to 18 years of age.