Your Questions Answered
Question: Are there free KN95 masks available for students and campus employees?
Answer: Yes, students and campus employees can pick up a free KN95 mask at two locations in the Price Center. Masks can be picked up during building hours, 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Friday and 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Locations include:
For departments seeking to purchase large quantities of masks for their employees on an urgent basis, orders can be placed through Oracle Procurement
via Single Sign On. Please note, UC San Diego’s OSI and IPPS teams are working on developing a system for departments to order free mask supplies, which should become available in mid-February. Visit Ordering COVID-19 PPE
on Blink for a list of available items and the latest updates.
Question: How do I access a digital copy of my COVID-19 vaccine records?
: Employees and students can access a digital copy of their COVID-19 vaccine records through MyUCSDChart
. You can generate a QR code that can soon be read by participating organizations or download a PDF record of your vaccine doses. This digital vaccine record is also known as a SMART Health Card
. Students may also submit vaccines acquired outside of UC San Diego Health.
Steps to access your vaccine record:
- Log into MyUCSDChart (Employees) or MyStudentChart (Students)
- Select the “Menu,” find the “My Record” section and click on “COVID-19.
- Select "QR codes" to generate a QR code or "Download/Export" to generate a PDF copy of your vaccine results.
Question: Can I receive a different brand of COVID-19 booster than my original doses?
Answer: Yes, the CDC has authorized a mix-and-match approach, so you can select which brand of booster vaccine you want while scheduling your appointment. Currently, UC San Diego Health is offering all approved boosters, including Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson. For further guidance on which booster you could receive, please consult with your health care provider.