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COVID-19 Vaccine Information

Clinica Sierra Vista offers the Moderna, Pfizer, and Johnson & Johnson vaccinations against COVID-19.

Now Offering the COVID-19 Vaccine for Ages 5+

To make an appointment for a vaccine near you, including Clinica Sierra Vista locations, go to or call 661-635-3050 (Monday through Friday 8 am – 8 pm, Saturday and Sunday 8 am – 5 pm).

On November 2nd, CDC Director Rochelle P. Walensky, M.D., M.P.H., endorsed the CDC Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices’ (ACIP) recommendation that children 5 to 11 years old be vaccinated against COVID-19 with the Pfizer-BioNTech pediatric vaccine. CDC recently expanded vaccine recommendations to about 28 million children in the United States in this age group and allows providers to begin vaccinating them as soon as possible.

Possible Side effects of the COVID-19 Vaccine

COVID-19 vaccination will help protect you from getting COVID-19. You may have some side effects or immune responses, which are normal signs that your body is building protection. These immune responses may affect your ability to do daily activities, but they should go away in a few days.

Common side effects are:

  • Pain and swelling near the injection site
  • Fever
  • Chills
  • Tiredness
  • Headache

About the mRNA COVID-19 Vaccines

The Pfizer and Moderna vaccine are an mRNA vaccine that does not contain the live virus. To learn more about mRNA vaccines and their safety visit the Center for Disease Control’s website here.

Additional COVID-19 Vaccine Information

To learn more about the COVID-19 vaccine in your county or to learn more about the COVID-19 vaccine, please visit the following official websites: