Hospital announces slate of free shots for kids in February

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

Sports Authority - Monday, Feb. 4
4821 Ming Ave. (parking lot), Bakersfield
9 a.m to 2 p.m.

The Park at Riverwalk - Tuesday, Feb. 5
11298 Stockdale Highway (Area 1 parking lot), Bakersfield
9 a.m to 2 p.m.

Walgreens Pharmacy - Wednesday, Feb. 6
40 Chester Ave. (parking Lot), Bakersfield
9 a.m to 2 p.m.

Walgreens Pharmacy - Thursday, February 7th
3301 Panama Lane, (parking Lot), Bakersfield
9 a.m to 2 p.m.

Vallarta Super Market/Dollar Tree - Monday, Feb. 11
2705 S. H St. (parking Lot), Bakersfield
9 a.m to 2 p.m.

Wal-Mart - Tuesday, Feb. 12
8400 Rosedale Highway (parking lot), Bakersfield
9 a.m to 2 p.m.

Kern County Department of Human Services - Wednesday, Feb. 13
100 E. California Ave., (parking lot), Bakersfield
9 a.m to 2 p.m.

Canyon Hills Church at The Summit - Thursday, Feb. 14
7100 Auburn St. (parking lot), Bakersfield
9 a.m to 2 p.m.

Silver Creek Park - Monday, Feb. 18
2900 Harris Road (parking lot), Bakersfield
9 a.m to 2 p.m.

Greenfield Family Resource Center - Tuesday, Feb. 19
5400 Monitor St. (parking lot), Bakersfield
9 a.m to 2 p.m.

San Joaquin Community Hospital - Wednesday, Feb. 20
2801 Chester Ave. (parking lot), Bakersfield
1-6 p.m.

Taft City School District - Thursday, Feb. 21
820 6th St. (parking lot), Taft
9:30 a.m to 2 p.m.

NOR Sears Park - Monday, Feb. 25
444 Norris Road (parking lot), Bakersfield
9 a.m to 2 p.m.

Apple Market - Tuesday, Feb. 26
111 Central Valley Highway (parking lot), Shafter
9:30 a.m to 2 p.m.

Vallarta - Wednesday, Feb. 27
5951 Niles St. (parking lot), Bakersfield
9 a.m to 2 p.m.

Vallarta Super Market - Thursday, Feb. 28
600 Bear Mountain Blvd., (parking lot), Arvin
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.