Health District offers back-to-school immunization clinic, Saturday, Aug. 12

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

10 August, 2017

LAS VEGAS –With just days before the first day of school, the Southern Nevada Health District and Immunize Nevada will host the “Give Kids a Boost” event from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 12 at the Health District’s 280 S. Decatur Blvd. location. In addition to ensuring their children are appropriately immunized and ready for the first day of school, parents and caregivers attending the event will have access to community organizations offering free health and safety services. No other Health District services will be available during the event.

Parents vaccinating a child at the Health District clinic should bring immunization records. Parents who cannot locate their children’s immunization records should contact their health care provider. If their children were immunized in Nevada, parents can also visit Nevada WebIZ, a statewide immunization registry, https://izrecord.nv.gov/public/Application/PublicPortal or call Nevada WebIZ at (1-877) 689-3249. Non-custodial adults may accompany a child, however, written consent must be provided to the Health District from the parent or guardian at the time of service. An administrative fee and cost of vaccine may apply depending upon insurance status.

The Health District accepts most insurance plans. Not all immunizations are covered by insurance.  Contact the Health District’s immunization clinic for information and current fee schedule. For information, contact the Health District’s immunization clinic, (702) 759-0850 or visit the Vaccines for School page.

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