CDC recommends patients 6 months and older stay up to date with COVID-19 vaccines to prevent serious illness, hospitalization, and death from COVID-19.
There are four COVID-19 vaccines that are approved and authorized in the U.S. To learn more about each of the vaccines, please visit the CDC.
Open Door has the Moderna vaccine available. There are fact sheets on the Moderna vaccine for 6 months – 5 years and 6 years and older if you would like to learn more. If you still have questions about these vaccines, please call your health center and ask to speak with a nurse.
Open Door Patients
There are many ways to receive COVID-19 vaccines in Humboldt and Del Norte counties, both in the community and at your Open Door Community Health Centers. Patients can call Open Door or use MyChart to schedule a COVID-19 vaccine appointments.
Open Door patients can call their health center
to request a COVID-19 vaccination appointment.
Testing and Treatment
If you think you might have COVID-19, there are many options for getting tested:
- Buy a test kit from your local pharmacy (many insurances also cover test kits)
- Have a family member pick up a free test kit from any Open Door health center
- Schedule an appointment at your Open Door health center
If your test is positive, there are treatment options available. COVID-19 medications work best when started within the first 5-7 days of symptoms. Medications are free regardless of insurance or citizenship status.
Contact Open Door to discuss if you qualify for treatment. Video or phone appointments are available.