COVID-19 Vaccine Allocation
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
December 4, 2020
LAS VEGAS – The Southern Nevada Health District welcomes today’s announcement from the Nevada Department of Health and Human Services that the state is set to receive its first allocation of more than 146,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine.
The Health District’s vaccine plan mirrors the state’s distribution plan, and the vaccine will be administered to individuals identified in Tier One, including hospital staff, skilled nursing facility staff and residents, and additional frontline responders.
The COVID-19 vaccines have been shown to safe and effective for preventing illness in people who receive them. The Health District will continue to keep the public updated on its distribution plans and provide additional information about the vaccine.
Updated information about COVID-19 is available on the Health District website at www.SNHD.info/covid. Additional information about the COVID-19 vaccine is available at www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/vaccines/index.html.
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.