LOS ANGELES (CNS) — A COVID-19 vaccination site is now operating on a Metro-owned property near Bus Line 70 in Boyle Heights.
People can get a free Pfizer or Johnson & Johnson vaccine without an appointment at the site, located at 339 N. Fickett St., between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, Metro officials said.
COVID-19 tests are also available at the site, which is about a 10-minute walk away from the L (Gold) Line's Soto Street Station.
The Pfizer vaccine is offered to anyone 12 years old or older, but those under 18 need a guardian or parent present. The Johnson & Johnson vaccine is available to those 18 and older.
The Boyle Heights vaccine site, which opened last week, is the sixth LA Metro location offering free vaccines.
People can also get the vaccine when they visit Union Station in downtown Los Angeles, the Crenshaw/105 Station in Hawthorne, the Harbor Gateway Transit Center in Gardena, the Del Amo Station in Rancho Dominguez and the El Monte Station in El Monte.
The vaccination sites were placed in areas with high COVID-19 rates and low vaccination rates, according to Metro officials.
People who want to plan ahead can make an appointment here.