News and Events

COVID-19 Testing Expanded

Testing plays a major role in fighting COVID-19 — for your health, the health of our communities, and to help safely reopen businesses, schools, and more. As an important part of Kaiser Permanente’s ongoing commitment to our members and communities, we have recently expanded our COVID-19 testing capacity. Members can now self-schedule a COVID-19 test on through an e-visit. To learn more about COVID-19 testing, click here.

2020-21 Flu Season – Flu clinics now open

The flu is more serious than the common cold. Protect yourself and your loved ones from serious health risks by getting your annual no cost flu shot. For your safety and convenience, flu vaccinations are now available at the locations below.


We are experiencing high demand for flu vaccinations in some areas and are working to avoid long lines.
To minimize your wait times, help ease vehicle congestion, and ensure the safety of those visiting our facilities, please follow these guidelines when coming for your flu shot:

  • Please do not block fire zones, disabled parking spaces, or any facility entrances.
  • If you have flexibility, please keep in mind that the drive-through clinic will be open through November 6, 2020.
  • Members may also receive a flu vaccine during a scheduled clinic appointment at any of our locations.
  • Please wear a mask when you arrive at our facilities to get your flu shot.
  • We love pets, but if there is one in your car you will need to get out of your car for your shot. Please help us save time and stay safe by leaving your pet at home if possible.

Member Flu Vaccination Information:

For more information, visit flu or call 1-800-573-5811 for guidelines about how to prepare for a flu shot and  answers to frequently asked questions.

Location: University of San Francisco Koret, Drive-through or Walk-up Clinic
Parking Lot at the corner of Turk Boulevard and Parker Avenue

Click here for a map of the location

Hours: Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Saturdays, 10 a.m. – 3:30 pm

Location: Mission Bay Medical Offices, Walk-up Clinic
1600 Owens St.

Hours: Monday – Friday from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Now through December 31, members can also get a flu shot at no additional cost from select retailers including Walgreens, Costco, CVS, Rite-Aid, Safeway, and Walmart. More information »

Help Build Healthy, Thriving Communities by Voting

Kaiser Permanente is proud to take part in a nonpartisan, national effort to ensure every eligible U.S. citizen is registered to vote in the 2020 general election on Nov. 3. Kaiser Permanente neither supports nor opposes any candidate for public office.

Our mission is to provide high-quality, affordable health care services and to improve the health of our members and the communities we serve. We believe civic engagement practices, such as voting, are essential to this work.

Go to the National Voter Registration Day website to ensure you are registered to vote, and make a voting plan so you can avoid crowds and vote safely.

Kaiser Permanente San Francisco Medical Center Recognized for Stroke and Cardiac Care

The Kaiser Permanente San Francisco Medical Center is being recognized by the American Heart Association for providing high-quality care to stroke and heart failure patients.

Kaiser Permanente San Francisco received the Get With The Guidelines®-Heart Failure Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award – acknowledging the hospital’s commitment to ensuring heart failure patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines founded in the latest scientific evidence. The goal is speeding recovery and reducing hospital readmissions for heart failure patients.

Kaiser Permanente San Francisco Ranked Among the Top 50 Hospitals in California

Kaiser Permanente San Francisco Medical Center is among the top 50 hospitals in California for providing high-quality care, according to the U.S. News and World Report’s 2020-2021 “Best Hospitals” rankings.

The hospital is tied for 31st in the state for overall care. Eleven Kaiser Permanente hospitals in California are ranked among the best in the state: San Francisco, Santa Clara, Anaheim, Baldwin Park, Fontana, Irvine, Los Angeles, Ontario, Roseville, San Diego, and San Diego Zion.

Kaiser Permanente San Francisco is “high performing” for two specialties that are used by the magazine to assess hospital performance: geriatrics and pulmonology and lung surgery. It is also listed as “high performing” for four, procedures or common conditions: aortic valve surgery, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), heart bypass surgery, and heart failure care.