Important information about making appointments for people with medical conditions/disabilities through the MyTurn.CA.gov

 In Advocacy, Blog
Making an appointment at a County MegaPOD (Point of Distribution) site:
  1. The State system will activate eligibility for people with medical conditions/disabilities to go live today.
  2. LA County has dedicated two days at the megaPODs this week for people with medical conditions/disabilities – Thursday and Sunday. The announcement was made on the LA County Public Health’s Instagram.
  3. Appointments for those megaPODs available NOW!
Documents needed for the appointment
At the appointment, people will need to bring documentation to prove eligibility, including the following (Note: one document may cover more than one requirement):
  • Photo ID (does not have to be government-issued), AND
  • Proof that they live in LA County (if their other documents do not include their home address, see list below for acceptable items), AND
  • Proof that they meet the eligibility criteria for high-risk medical conditions or disabilities.
Here are samples of documents that can prove they live in LA County:
  1. Driver’s license
  2. California ID card or REAL ID card (from the DMV)
  3. Library card
  4. Postmarked letter
  5. Utility bill
  6. Vehicle registration
  7. Vehicle insurance
  8. Voter registration confirmation
  9. Rent receipt or lease or letter from landlord
  10. School or employment document
  11. Court document
  12. Letter or document from a Faith-based organization, shelter, non-profit institution with the name/address of issuing organization
  13. Membership card – Union, YMCA, store club card, fitness center, community or neighborhood association, apartment building association
  14. Post Office change of address confirmation
  15. Tax, bank, or insurance document
  16. Law enforcement document (can be from immigration including deportation)
  17. Consular ID (Matricula Consular)
Here are samples of documents that can prove they meet the eligibility criteria for high-risk medical conditions or disabilities:
  • A letter from your medical provider, behavioral health provider, or California Department of State Hospitals Conditional Release Program (CONREP) that confirms that you are eligible for vaccination based on your underlying condition or disability (the letter does not need to state the medical condition)
  • For Medi-Cal program enrollees – a personalized letter from the California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS)
  • For Regional Center consumers – a personalized letter from the California Department of Social Services/Regional Centers (DSS)
  • For CSS program consumers – a personalized letter from California Children’s Services (CSS)
  • For IHSS consumers – a personalized letter from the California Department of Social Services (DSS)
  • An attestation that you sign that states you meet the eligibility criteria for high-risk medical conditions or disabilities. (Templates available)

http://publichealth.lacounty.gov/acd/ncorona2019/docs/vaccine/SelfAttestation.pdf (English)

http://publichealth.lacounty.gov/acd/ncorona2019/docs/vaccine/SelfAttestationSpanish.pdf (Spanish)

They can also be handwritten attestations (i.e., not printed)

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