Immunization Clinic (Free and low-cost shots/vaccines)
Open: Monday - Friday 7:30 AM - 11:45 AM 12:45 PM - 4:30 PM (closed weekends and holidays)
On Thursday, 3/15/18, the clinic will close at 2:30 p.m. We apologize for the inconvenience. The clinic will reopen at our normal time on Friday, 3/16/18.
Walk-ins Only: We do not take appointments. Appointments are offered for foreign travel vaccines (shots) only. To make an appointment for foreign travel vaccines, call (800) 914-4887.
Phone: (800) 914-4887
Address: Orange County Health Care Agency Clinic 1725 West 17th Street, Santa Ana, CA 92706
Directions and Parking: Cross streets are 17th Street and College. Parking is available in the back lot of the building on College. From the back parking lot, walk towards the red brick building. Enter through the building's sliding door entrance. Map and driving directions to the Immunization Clinic.
What services are offered at the Immunization Clinic?
We offer free vaccines (shots) for babies and children ages 2 months to 18 years old with no health insurance or who cannot afford immunizations (shots). For adults with no health insurance or who cannot afford immunizations (shots), we offer limited vaccines. Please call (800) 914-4887 for more information.
What do I need to know before my visit?
We welcome walk-ins during business hours. We do not take appointments.
All patients under 18 years old must have a parent or guardian with them.
Please bring a record of past immunizations (or the yellow immunization card) with you.
The clinic may close early if the maximum number of patients is reached for the day.
We do not offer skin testing for TB (Tuberculosis) in the Immunization Clinic.
Frequently Asked Questions
How do I request immunization (shot) records from the Health Care Agency?
We will give you the immunization card (yellow card) at the end of your visit. The card will show all the vaccines (shots) that you were given during the visit. If your yellow card is lost or you need another copy and you received your vaccines (shots) from our Immunization Clinic at the Orange County Health Care Agency, you can:
Get the Card in Person: Go to the Immunization Clinic and request an additional copy. You can fill out an authorization form at the clinic and the clinic will give another copy to you at that time.
Get the Card by Mail or Fax: Download and fill out the authorization form "Authorization to Use and Disclose Protected Health Information". Once the form is completed and signed, please return the form to our office by mail or fax. There is no fee for this request. It usually takes between 7-10 days for you to receive the information by mail.
Mail: HCA Custodian of Records 200 W. Santa Ana Blvd. Ste. 125 Santa Ana, CA 92701
Fax: (714) 835-9312
Where can I get immunizations (shots) for foreign travel?
Where can I get skin testing for TB (Tuberculosis)?
Skin testing for TB (Tuberculosis) is not offered in the Immunization Clinic. There are low cost clinics in Orange County who can perform TB skin testing for a fee. For more information on where you can get a TB skin test visit the TB Treatment and Services webpage.
Can I get my TB (Tuberculosis) skin test on the same day as live virus vaccines (shots)?
Live virus vaccines (shots) include MMR, Varicella (Chicken Pox), Yellow Fever, and Zoster (Shingles). To get your TB skin test and live virus vaccines (shots) on the same day, you must get your TB skin test first. If you get your live virus vaccines first, you must wait 30 days before getting a TB skin test.
Health Referral Line
For more information about the Immunization Clinic call the Health Referral Line.
(800) 564-8448 TDD (for the hearing impaired): (800) 801-7100
Other Orange County Locations for Free and Low Cost Vaccines (Shots)
Vaccines for Children (VFC) Health Care Providers - The VFC program is a government funded program that offers vaccines (shots) at no cost for eligible children through VFC providers. Find a VFC provider near you.
Orange County Community Clinics– Information about where to find free and low-cost medical services and vaccines (shots) at other clinics in Orange County.
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