Immunization services are only available at East Las Vegas Public Health Center and Mesquite Public Health Center by appointment. Please call (702) 759-0850 to schedule an appointment. Immunization services at Southern Nevada Health District Main Facility and the Henderson Public Health Center are not available at this time. Please plan accordingly.

To meet social distancing standards, we are limiting the number of people inside the clinics. Only one parent or guardian is allowed with a minor. You may be asked to wait outside or in your car if waiting room capacity is reached. Everyone must wear a mask while inside our buildings and clinics. We encourage everyone to bring a mask with them at the time of the visit. If you do not have a mask, one will be provided for you.

We appreciate your patience and understanding.

(10 – 18 years old)

Vaccines aren’t just for babies. As kids get older, the protection provided by some of the shots given during childhood can begin to wear off. Older kids can also develop risks for certain infections as they enter the preteen and teen years.

The vaccines for preteens and teens help protect your children and their friends, and family members too. There are four vaccines recommended for preteens and teens. All kids should get a flu vaccine every year, and three other vaccines should be given starting when kids are 11 or 12 years old.

The four vaccines recommended for preteens and teens are:

  • HPV (human papillomavirus vaccine)
  • Tdap (whooping cough booster)
  • MCV4 (vaccine for meningitis)
  • Flu (all kids should get a flu vaccine every year)

Teens may need to catch up on vaccines they missed when they were a preteen. Teens may also need a booster of a vaccine that requires more than one dose to be fully protected.

Any visit to the doctor—for an annual health checkup or a physical for sports or college—can be a good time for preteens and teens to get the recommended vaccinations. Even if your child is going to the doctor because they are sick or hurt, they still may be able to get shots that they need. Vaccines are also available at the health district.

Before visits to the doctor, review this easy-to-read version of the CDC Recommended Immunizations for Children from 7 through 18 Years Old.

In 2007 the Nevada State Board of Health revised state regulations relating to communicable diseases. The regulations mandate the following:

Visit the Nevada Administrative Codes 392.105, 394.190, 432A, 441A.755 webpages for more information about the regulations.


Visit the Immunization Clinic Locations webpage for a complete list of public health center and outreach immunization clinics. Certain vaccines may not be available at all public health centers. Call (702) 759-0850 for information on cost and availability.

Immunization Schedule

The immunization schedule developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is the recommended guide on when to get vaccinated. Visit the (CDC) website for the most updated immunization schedules.

Vaccine Information Sheets

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) offers a number of vaccine information sheets providing details of the vaccines required to be administered. Download vaccine information sheets on the VIS webpage.

Visit www.vaccines.gov for more information about adolescent immunizations.

The health district supports strategies that are designed to strengthen and sustain public health and improve the health of communities through immunization programs. Download the Immunization Program Policy Statement to learn more.

Contact Information

(702) 759-0850


Updated on:  July 24, 2020