COVID-19 Update – Southern Nevada Health District

Cashman Center and Desert Pines High School reached clinic capacity for the first dose of Pfizer vaccine for walk-ins today, Friday, February 19, and no additional doses are available for walk-ins.

This Saturday, February 20, there will be 500 spaces available at Cashmen Center, 850 N. Las Vegas Blvd., Exhibit Hall B, for people 65 and older starting at 8 a.m. Once the clinic capacity is reached, it will no longer be accepted. Walk-in visits are available on a first-come, first-served basis, as is the capacity of the clinic.

First dose appointments are not available at the Southern Nevada Health District clinic or its partner clinics during the week of February 22 due to vaccine shipments delays. The Health District will only administer second doses at its clinics during this time.

First dose appointments will resume the week of March 1 at the Southern Nevada Health District and its associated clients. People 65 and older, and those in groups currently eligible to receive the vaccine, can make an appointment on the Health District website: https://covid.southernnevadahealthdistrict.org/vaccine/distribution/.

People who received their first dose of Moderna vaccine and had their appointments rescheduled due to vaccine delivery delays will still receive their second dose within the timeframes recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. It is recommended that the second dose of vaccine be administered as close to the 21 and 28 day intervals as possible. However, based on current recommendations, second doses of the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines can be given up to six weeks after the first dose if necessary. The vaccines are not interchangeable.

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Updated information on vaccine distribution is available at https://covid.southernnevadahealthdistrict.org/vaccine/distribution/. For current Health District sites and partner clinics, go to www.snhd.info/covid.

People with questions or need help making appointments can call the COVID-19 Helpline at (1-800) 401-0946. The line is staffed seven days a week from 8 am to 8 pm

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