Oakland community groups offer one-day COVID-19 vaccinations

Janssen Pharmaceuticals Companies of Johnson & Johnson's vaccine. It is a one-dose vaccine for individuals 18 and over, with full protection 28 days after vaccination.

Seniors, essential workers and people in other eligible groups can schedule appointments or drop by between 9:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. at Paradise Baptist Church at 9670 Empire Road in Oakland.

Appointments for a drive-thru vaccination can be made by emailing info@unitedinhealthoakland.org or by calling (888) 763-0007 to reach Umoja Health, part of the United in Health initiative with University of California, San Francisco.

The program is offered through a growing partnership between Friends of Frank, Oakland Frontline Healers, Brotherhood of Elders Network, Roots Clinic, Life Long Medical, Wise Health, Adamika Village, Alameda County Public Health Department, the Oakland mayor’s office, Samuel Merritt University, the Chan Zuckerberg Biohub and UCSF School of Medicine.

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