Free COVID-19 Vaccinations Offered
PASADENA, Calif.—Community members are invited to enjoy “Coffee with Community Services” at the Jackie Robinson Community Center, 1020 N. Fair Oaks Ave., on Tuesday, Sept. 21, from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. This event, hosted by the Parks, Recreation, and Community Services Department (PRCS), will showcase the wide range of community services available, including assistance with landlord/tenant disputes, immigration services, small claims, and social security appeal forms; and support with applications for government assistance programs for youth, families and seniors. PRCS staff will provide free on-site consultations and follow-up appointment scheduling. Pasadena Water and Power (PWP) and Pasadena Public Library staff will also be on site to share information about additional services offered. This event will take place outdoors, and face masks and physical distancing are required.
“The community services we provide are the definition of essential services. Since the start of the pandemic, staff have been performing these services online and over the phone,” said Brenda Harvey-Williams, director of the Parks, Recreation, and Community Services Department. “We are excited to welcome the community back to in-person services.”
Pasadena Public Health Department (PPHD) will also be on site between 10-11:30 a.m. offering the Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines at no cost. Getting vaccinated remains the single best way to protect yourself and your family against COVID-19. Everyone age 12 and older is eligible to receive the vaccine. For more information and to register for upcoming clinics, visit the PPHD website or MyTurn.ca.gov. All those under the age of 18 attending the clinic must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian, and everyone age 2 and older is required to wear a mask. People should not attend if they are sick or have COVID-19.