COVID-19 vaccine update

Click to enter: Appointments for the first and second doses of COVID-19 vaccines can be booked through www.SNHD.info/covid. Those with limited online access can call the Health District call center at (702) 759-1900 or (702) 455-0696.

The Desert Pines High School COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic, located at 3800 E. Harris Ave., Las Vegas, NV 89110, will offer the first and second doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine from Wednesday, February 17 to Friday, February 19. February. The first doses of the vaccine are available by appointment only. The appointment schedule for the first dose is available on the Health District website at https://covid.southernnevadahealthdistrict.org/vaccine/distribution/. Second doses of the Pfizer vaccine will be available at Desert Pines High School Clinic based on clinic capacity and the following criteria:

  • Wednesday, February 17: Individuals eligible to receive their second dose of vaccine received their first dose of Pfizer vaccine at a Health District or partner clinic on or before January 27. Walk-ins will be seen at this site until clinic capacity is reached.
  • Thursday, February 18: Persons eligible to receive their second dose of vaccine received their first dose of Pfizer vaccine at a Health District or partner clinic on or before January 28. Walk-ins will be seen at this site until clinic capacity is reached.
  • Friday, February 19: Individuals eligible to receive their second dose of vaccine received their first dose of Pfizer vaccine at a health district or partner clinic on or before January 29. Walk-ins will be seen at this site until clinic capacity is reached.
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Cashman Center Clinic will offer additional second-dose appointments for walk-ins on Friday, February 19 and Saturday, February 20, as clinic capacity allows. Second doses of the Pfizer vaccine will be available based on the following criteria:

  • Friday, February 19: Individuals eligible to receive their second dose of vaccine received their first dose of Pfizer vaccine at a Health District or partner clinic on or before January 29. Walk-ins will be seen at this site until clinic capacity is reached.
  • Saturday, February 20: Individuals eligible to receive their second dose of vaccine received their first dose of Pfizer vaccine at a Health District or partner clinic on or before January 30. Walk-ins will be seen at this site until clinic capacity is reached.

The appointment schedule for the second dose is also available at https://covid.southernnevadahealthdistrict.org/vaccine/second-dose/. People with limited online access can also call the Health District’s COVID-19 helpline with questions or for help canceling or scheduling appointments. The helpline numbers are (702) 759-1900 and (702) 455-0696. The helpline hours are 8 am to 5 pm, seven days a week.

If vaccine shipments and clinic operations are affected by severe weather, announcements and service updates will be provided to the public.

Those eligible for second dose appointments include patients who received their first dose of Moderna vaccine at a Health District or partner clinic no earlier than 28 days prior, as well as those who received their first dose of Pfizer in a Southern Health District. Nevada or a partner clinic. not before 21 days before. A list of the Health District and associated vaccination clinics is available at https://covid.southernnevadahealthdistrict.org/vaccine/second-dose/. The expiration dates stamped on vaccination cards are not appointment dates, but people can make an appointment for a second injection.

There are two main community sites that now offer second dose appointments by appointment only: the Cashman Center Clinic, located at Exhibit Hall B, 850 N. Las Vegas Blvd., and the Las Vegas Convention Center, located at C-1 Central Hall area of ​​the facility at 3150 Paradise Road, Both dating-only sites are open Tuesday through Saturday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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The Health District continues to urge individuals who may have made multiple appointments to cancel duplicate appointments to allow someone else who needs to receive the vaccine. People are provided a link to do so and should check their spam or spam folder if they cannot find it.

The Health District’s new registration system allows people to make their second dose appointments when they receive their first dose of the vaccine. Officials remind the public that it is important to schedule appointments for the first and second doses of the vaccine in order for the sites to administer vaccine supplies. Groups eligible to receive COVID-19 vaccines at this time are listed on the vaccine distribution pages of the Health District website at www.SNHD.info/covid. Eligible beneficiaries include individuals age 70 and older, healthcare workers, and those in front-line public safety, security, and community support groups.

Updated information on COVID-19 vaccines and other resources are available on the Health District’s COVID website pages. Additional resources include the state of Nevada’s NVHealthResponse.nv.gov website, which includes the state’s COVID-19 Vaccination Strategy Manual and a link to the Immunize Nevada website https://www.immunizenevada.org/county-specific-covid-19-vaccine-plan. The state’s immunization call center operates seven days a week, 8 am to 8 pm, to answer questions about vaccinations and help people with limited online access to schedule appointments. The phone number is: (800) 401-0946. North Las Vegas residents are also invited to register for vaccination opportunities at www.vaxnlv.com or by calling (702) 342-8417.

Health officials continue to encourage people to continue taking recommended actions that help reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Wear face covers in public and between people who do not live in the same household.
  • Stay home if you are sick or have had contact with someone who is sick.
  • Get a flu shot to help reduce potential impacts on the local health care system as the community continues to grapple with rising COVID-19 cases.
  • Maintain at least 6 feet of social distance per person from outsiders.
  • Limit private gatherings to fewer than 10 people from no more than two households.
  • Check out these resources for help dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic:
    • Nevada 2-1-1 – Provides resource referrals to those in need of social service support.
    • Southern Nevada Health District INFO Hotline – (702) 759-INFO (4636), 7 am to 7 pm daily, for general questions about COVID-19.
    • It’s in your hands – Effort to disseminate COVID-19 in Spanish: https://estaentusmanosnevada.com/.
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