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Utility Workers And Those Age 70 And Older Can Make Appointments For COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic To Be Held At Chuck Minker Sports Complex – Online Advance Registration Required

Appointments are available for a vaccination site for those ages 70 and older and utility workers that will open Wednesday, Feb. 17, at the Chuck Minker Sports Complex, 275 N. Mojave Road. The city of Las Vegas, in partnership with the Southern Nevada Health District is pleased to offer free COVID-19 vaccinations Feb. 17-19. Vaccine dosages are provided by the Southern Nevada Health District.


New Same-Day Transportation Available for COVID-19 Vaccine & Testing

Carson City, NV – Are you helping prepare your friend or loved one to get the vaccine or testing? This can be an extremely challenging time for Nevadans who are already struggling. Navigating the methods for getting the vaccine when it is available can be even more challenging. Nevada Medicaid is asking Nevadans to plan ahead by knowing how to schedule a vaccine appointment and lining up transportation.


Help the seniors in your life get vaccinated against COVID-19

The COVID-19 vaccination process can be very confusing. Each county has their own rollout plan with different vaccine locations and sign-up processes and there are scams. Note that COVID-19 vaccines are free of charge and only available from the county health department or a healthcare provider. So please help a senior navigate the system and secure their vaccine. Even if it’s not yet your turn to get vaccinated, you can help end this pandemic.


Make a plan to get your COVID-19 vaccine. Be ready when it’s your turn

Nevada is prioritizing how the COVID-19 vaccine is distributed to ensure that the people most at risk of serious illness or dying get protected first. Soon it will be your turn to get the vaccine — which requires two separate shots — so it’s time to get ready. Be on the lookout for scams. COVID-19 vaccines are free of charge, so you will never be asked for money or a credit card. And only provide your personal information to the county health department or healthcare providers when you make an appointment.


COVID-19 Claims Reimbursement

As part of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act, and the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), will provide claims reimbursement to health care providers generally at Medicare rates for testing uninsured individuals for COVID-19, for treating uninsured individuals with a COVID-19 primary diagnosis, and for COVID-19 vaccine administration to the uninsured.


Health District launches Collect2Protect online STD/HIV Testing

LAS VEGAS – On the 32nd World AIDS Day, the Southern Nevada Health District is launching its Collect2Protect online HIV/STD at-home testing kit program as part of its efforts to strengthen the community’s HIV/STD services. Collect2Protect is tool to assist with this year’s theme Ending the HIV/AIDS epidemic: Resilience and Impact. For information about the program, visit the Collect2Protect webpage: www.snhd.info/c2p. Anyone who is interested in getting tested for HIV can visit the Collect2Protect page to order test kits. The at-home HIV kits are free and allow individuals to receive their results in their home. At-home test kits for gonorrhea and chlamydia are also available. Visit the Collect2Protect site for fee information


Step-By-Step Online Domestic Violence Temporary Protective Order Application Launched By District Court As Risks Rise Amid Coronavirus

The Nevada Eighth Judicial District Court has launched an online guided application for domestic violence temporary protective orders. The online application, available through the Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada Self Help web-site https://nevada.tylerhost.net/SRL/SRL/Start?legalProcessKey=Domestic_Violence_Temporary_Protective_Order, offers a step-by-step guide to complete a request for a domestic violence temporary protective order from the court. Up-on completion of the form, applicants are instructed to email their completed application directly to the court clerk for pro-cessing, or to e-file it. Upon submission, the applicant will be set for a telephonic hearing. Applicants have until 4 p.m. to submit their completed application for a same-day phone-in hearing; otherwise, they will be set for a hearing on the fol-lowing morning.


About 2019 Novel Coronavirus

What should I look for if I or someone in my family visited Wuhan recently? If you or someone in your family has visited the area recently and you started feel sick with respiratory symptoms like fever, cough, or difficulty breathing within 14 days after you returned, contact your health care provider so you can seek medical care. Call your doctor’s office, urgent care, or emergency department before you to so they can make preparations for your arrival and take the necessary precautions to get you tested and to prevent others from being exposed.