San Jose: FLASH REPORT #144 - COVID-19 Response and Recovery
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The following is information about the City of San José's response to slow and reduce the spread of COVID-19 and support our most at-risk communities.


City of San José
Emergency Operations Center

Carolina Camarena/Colin Heyne, City of San José Media Line: 408-535-7777
City of San José Customer Contact Center: 3-1-1 or 408-535-3500


Santa Clara County is currently implementing the state's Regional Stay at Home Order. The order will remain in effect until lifted by health authorities. Do your part to stop the spread of COVID-19 and protect our health care system. It is more critical than ever to stay at home as much as possible and do not gather with people outside your household. If you run essential errands or perform essential work, wear a face covering and keep six feet apart from others.

Updates on City of San José Services and/or Operations
  • On-Site COVID Testing Now Available for Passengers at Mineta San Josè International Airport: Third Party Partners include: Carbon Health, which offers testing for all passengers; Worksite Labs offers testing for Hawaiian Airlines' passengers. A third testing partner is expected soon. Results are returned in 48 hours. Links to on-site testing; are at

Updates from the County of Santa Clara and State of California
  • COVID-19 Vaccines Now Available to Residents Age 75 and Older: All major healthcare providers serving Santa Clara County are now offering COVID-19 vaccinations to Santa Clara County residents age 75 and older. Patients (age 75+) of Kaiser, Palo Alto Medical Foundation, and Stanford Healthcare can now make vaccine appointments through their providers. Any county resident age 75 and over who is not a part of one of these systems can now schedule an appointment through a Santa Clara Valley Medical Center (SCVMC) vaccination clinic. This registration form is now available in English and Spanish. Santa Clara County will be opening more vaccination sites and making vaccines available to a broader segment of the community as more vaccine doses become available. For more information regarding the County's vaccine rollout plan and eligibility, visit (also available in Spanish, Vietnamese, Chinese, and Tagalog).
  • County of Santa Clara Launches New COVID-19 Vaccine Dashboard: The County of Santa Clara published a new online dashboard tracking the number of vaccine doses received and administered by vaccine providers in Santa Clara County. The dashboard will continue to be revised and expanded as the County gets more refined data from providers.

COVID-19 Testing, Tracing, and Support Services

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If you need a COVID-19 test, don't wait! A high rate of testing helps identify and stop the spread of COVID-19 cases, and is one of the factors that is helping our county reopen under State regulations. Some testing sites are listed below, but there are many more throughout the county. For a full list of COVID-19 testing sites in Santa Clara County, go to or call 2-1-1.

The County offers support options for people who test positive or have been in contact with someone who is COVID-19 positive. If you need help with food, bills, or a place to stay while you isolate or quarantine, please call 408-808-7770 to learn about support services from the County of Santa Clara.
  • Appointments Available for Testing in San José, Campbell, and Palo Alto: Getting tested for COVID-19 is convenient and easy. Appointments can be made at the rotating city-based sites a week in advance, and five days in advance at the ongoing Santa Clara County Fairgrounds operation - visit Valley Medical Center testing sites can now provide automated results via text message – often as soon as the day after the test is administered.
    • San José
      Santa Clara County Fairgrounds Parking Lot A
      344 Tully Rd., San José, CA 95111 (across from the blue arch)
      Drive-through, bike, or walk-up

      Mondays, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.
      Tuesday-Thursdays, 7 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
      Fridays, 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
      Saturday-Sundays, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

    • Campbell
      Orchard City Banquet Hall, 1 W. Campbell Ave. Campbell
      By appointment only:
      Thursday, Jan. 21, 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

    • Palo Alto
      Mitchell Park, El Palo Alto Room, 3700 Middlefield Rd., Palo Alto
      By appointment only:
      Friday, Jan. 22, 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

  • Pop-Up Testing Sites: No appointments needed and only for people without symptoms:
    • San José
      Emmanuel Baptist Church
      467 N. White Rd., San José, 95127
      Tuesday-Friday, Jan. 19 through Jan. 22, 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

    • Gilroy
      South County Annex (formerly Del Buono Elementary)
      9300 Wren Ave., Gilroy, 95020
      Monday-Friday, Jan. 19 through Jan. 22, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

    • Public Health Resource Hub in East San José
      1775 Story Rd., San José
      Friday, Jan. 22 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m

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A person's risk for COVID-19 is not related to race, ethnicity or culture. City employees must abide by the Discrimination and Harassment policy, and treat colleagues and members of the public with courtesy and respect. Discrimination and/or Harassment of any kind is a violation of the policies and will not be tolerated.


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