Public invited to participate in preparedness drill and flu shot clinic
Discounted flu shots available at two Clark County locations during weekend drill
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
November 16, 2005
Eds. Health district staff will be available for interviews concerning this drill on Friday, Nov. 18
The Southern Nevada Health District is inviting the general public to participate in an emergency preparedness drill and flu shot clinic. Although some providers have depleted their vaccine supplies, the health district has ample flu vaccine available.
Participant should be 18 years of age or older, and wear short sleeve shirts or loose fitting sleeves that can be rolled up.
Flu vaccinations are covered under Medicare Part B, Medicare Railroad Part B, Medicaid, Nevada Check Up, Secure Horizons or Senior Dimensions. For all others, the flu shot will be offered at the discounted price of $16.
|When||Saturday, November 19|
Southern Nevada Health District, Ravenholt Public Health Center
Silverado High School (in southeastern Las Vegas)
This drill will test the health district’s capacity to quickly set up multiple mass immunization sites during an emergency situation.
For more information, the public may call the health district information line at (702) 759-INFO.
Visit the Media Contacts webpage for media related inquiries.
The Southern Nevada Health District serves as the local public health authority for Clark County, Boulder City, Henderson, Las Vegas, Mesquite and North Las Vegas. The agency safeguards the public health of the community’s residents and visitors through innovative programs, regulations, and initiatives focused on protecting and promoting their health and well-being. More information about the Health District, its programs, services, and the regulatory oversight it provides is available at www.SNHD.info.