COVID-19 Information and Updates


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Free COVID Test Kits Available at Four Sites

De Anza students and employees are eligible to get up to four at-home COVID-19 test kits – free of charge – from Santa Clara County, by registering to pick up the kits at one of four local sites.

Update: As of Jan. 26, all pickup times have been booked. More slots are expected to be added, so keep checking at sccfreetest.org for additional times.


You must register in advance at sccfreetest.org in order to pick up your tests at one of these sites:

  • Foothill College, 12345 El Monte Road, Los Altos Hills – Parking Lot 6
  • Hellyer County Park, 985 Hellyer Ave., San José
  • Martial Cottle Park, 5283 Snell Ave., San José
  • Vasona County Park, 333 Blossom Hill Road, Los Gatos

The antigen test kits are available for pickup through Saturday, Jan. 29 – but only for those who sign up for an appointment to pick them up.

Anyone who lives, works or attends school in Santa Clara County is eligible to obtain these at-home antigen test kits. The county was able to purchase a limited supply of the kits for distribution. This is separate from the federal program in which you can sign up at covidtests.gov for free tests that will be mailed to your home.

Latest health order: Masks required indoors for vaccinated as well as unvaccinated individuals.


How To Get Vaccinated – or Boosted – Free!

nurse applying bandaid on young woman's armCOVID-19 vaccines are now available – free of charge – to all Californians age 5 and older, and that includes college students! 

COVID-19 boosters are now recommended by the CDC and state health authorities for

  • Pfizer: Anyone age 12 or older who received their second shot of the Pfizer vaccine at least five months ago
  • Moderna: Anyone age 18 or older who received their second shot of the Moderna vaccine at least five months ago
  • Johnson & Johnson: Anyone age 18 or older who received their Johnson & Johnson shot at least two months ago

To get your vaccination or booster, visit the Santa Clara County Public Health Department website for a list of clinic sites near you – where you can drop in without an appointment, or schedule a time that fits your schedule. 

You can also search for vaccination locations in California on myturn.ca.gov or nationwide on vaccines.gov/search


Get Tested for COVID-19 – Also Free!

Testing is a critical tool in the fight against this pandemic. To find a free COVID-19 testing site near you, use these online tools:


Latest Updates

The most current information about COVID-19 will come from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Santa Clara County Department of Public Health.


Student Health Services

Current students can visit the Health Services virtual clinic for services. The virtual clinic uses online video that is HIPAA-compliant for privacy and security, so students can talk with a health care provider about issues including women’s health, birth control, community resources and referrals. To schedule an appointment, send an email to dahealthclerk@fhda.edu

  • You can also visit Wellness Central, an online resource for students.
  • Note: If you have coronavirus symptoms – which may include a combination of fever, cough, difficulty breathing, headache, chills and loss of taste or smell  stay home and call your primary doctor, health care provider's nurse hotline, or Valley Medical Center at 408.885.5000. 
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