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City of Cerritos offers free COVID-19 vaccine opportunities

April 6, 2021

The City of Cerritos will offer three free COVID-19 vaccine opportunities in April for Cerritos residents. Individuals must bring their California I.D. or a valid I.D. with age and residency listed to their vaccination appointment, which must be reserved in advance.

L.A. County Office of Education in Downey

Los Angeles County Department of Public Health has allocated 50 doses of the Pfizer vaccine for Cerritos residents age 50 or older, on a first-come, first-served basis. The vaccine will be administered at the L.A. County Office of Education vaccination site in Downey. To make an appointment, call the City of Cerritos Community Participation Division at (562) 865-8101. Residents should inform staff if they have a need for transportation.

Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts

A vaccine clinic will be held at the Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts (CCPA) on Friday, April 9 and Friday, April 30 for Cerritos residents age 50 and older. A supply of 500 doses of the Pfizer vaccine will be administered by staff from the Medicine Shoppe Pharmacy of Artesia. The first dose will be administered from 8:30 a.m. to noon on Friday, April 9 and the second dose will be administered from 8:30 a.m. to noon on Friday, April 30. Appointments can be made by registering at https://www.caprepmod.org/reg/0136011297. A link to make an appointment for the second dose on April 30 will be provided to participants when they receive the first dose. Individuals must bring a copy of their I.D. and medical insurance card on the day of the vaccine clinic. The CCPA is located at 18000 Park Plaza Drive.

Cerritos Senior Center at Pat Nixon Park

Los Angeles County Department of Public Health will provide a mobile vaccination unit at the Cerritos Senior Center at Pat Nixon Park on Monday, April 19 for Cerritos residents age 18 or older, on a first-come, first-served basis. There will be 150 doses of the Johnson and Johnson vaccine available to administer. To make an appointment, call the Cerritos Senior Center at Pat Nixon Park at (562) 916-8550. The Cerritos Senior Center is located at 12340 South Street.


“I am pleased to announce that our recent efforts to secure vaccines for our residents have resulted in these many opportunities,” remarked Cerritos Mayor Naresh Solanki. “The City of Cerritos will continue its efforts to partner with the County and other entities to provide as many vaccinations as possible for those in our community.”

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