/Southern Nevada Health District to Hold Point of Distribution Exercise

Southern Nevada Health District to Hold Point of Distribution Exercise

October 20, 2008

October 20, 2008


The Southern Nevada Health District will hold a “point of distribution” exercise to test its ability to provide immunizations to a large population during a significant event or outbreak.

The health district has partnered with Catholic Charities of Southern Nevada to provide flu shots to its clients for this exercise.  It is anticipated that the health district could immunize as many as 1,000 clients during the exercise.

When:8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Thursday, October 23, 2008
Where:Catholic Charities of Southern Nevada
The St. Vincent Lied Dining Facility
1501 Las Vegas Blvd.
North Las Vegas, NV 89101

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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.