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COVID-19 Vaccine Update


Desert Pines High School Clinic offering first dose Pfizer vaccinations by appointment only, second dose vaccinations available to walk-ins as clinic capacity allows/Cashman Center offering additional appointments for walk-ins on Friday, February 19 and Saturday, February 20 as clinic capacity allows

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
February 16, 2021

Click-to-Tweet: First and second-dose appointments for COVID-19 vaccines can be booked via www.SNHD.info/covid. Those with limited online access can call the Health District’s call center at (702) 759-1900 or (702) 455-0696.

The Desert Pines High School COVID-19 vaccination clinic, located at 3800 E. Harris Ave., Las Vegas, NV 89110, will offer first and second doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine on Wednesday, February 17 through Friday, February 19. First doses of the vaccine are available by appointment only. First dose appointment scheduling is available on the Health District website at https://covid.southernnevadahealthdistrict.org/vaccine/distribution/. Second doses of Pfizer vaccine will be available at the Desert Pines High School Clinic based on clinic capacity and the following criteria:

  • Wednesday, February 17: People eligible to receive their second dose of vaccine received their first dose of Pfizer vaccine at a Health District or partner clinic on or before January 27. Walk-in patients will be served at this site until clinic capacity is reached.
  • Thursday, February 18: People eligible to receive their second dose of vaccine received their first dose of Pfizer vaccine at a Health District or partner clinic on or before January 28. Walk-in patients will be served at this site until clinic capacity is reached.
  • Friday, February 19: People eligible to receive their second dose of vaccine received their first dose of Pfizer vaccine at a Health District or partner clinic on or before January 29. Walk-in patients will be served at this site until clinic capacity is reached.

The Cashman Center Clinic will offer additional second dose appointments for walk-ins on Friday, February 19, and Saturday, February 20, as clinic capacity allows. Second doses of the Pfizer vaccine will be available based on the following criteria:

  • Friday, February 19: People eligible to receive their second dose of vaccine received their first dose of Pfizer vaccine at a Health District or partner clinic on or before January 29. Walk-in patients will be served at this site until clinic capacity is reached.
  • Saturday, February 20: People eligible to receive their second dose of vaccine received their first dose of Pfizer vaccine at a Health District or partner clinic on or before January 30. Walk-in patients will be served at this site until clinic capacity is reached.

Second dose appointment scheduling is also available at https://covid.southernnevadahealthdistrict.org/vaccine/second-dose/. People with limited online access also can call the Health District’s COVID-19 helpline with questions or to ask for assistance with canceling or scheduling appointments. The helpline numbers are (702) 759-1900 and (702) 455-0696. Helpline hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. seven days a week.

If vaccine shipments and clinics operations are impacted by severe weather, announcements and services updates will be provided to the public.

Those eligible for second-dose appointments include patients who received their first dose of Moderna vaccine at a Health District or partner clinic no sooner than 28 days prior as well as those who received their first dose of Pfizer at a Southern Nevada Health District or partner clinic no sooner than 21 days prior. A list of Health District and partnering vaccination clinics is available at https://covid.southernnevadahealthdistrict.org/vaccine/second-dose/. Due dates stamped on immunization cards are not appointment dates but the soonest date people can schedule an appointment for a second shot.

There are two primary community sites now offering second-dose appointments on an appointment-only basis – the Cashman Center Clinic, located in Exhibit Hall B, 850 N. Las Vegas Blvd., and the Las Vegas Convention Center, located in the C-1 area of the facility’s Central Hall at 3150 Paradise Road, Both appointment-only sites are open Tuesday through Saturday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The Health District continues to urge people who may have made multiple appointments to cancel their duplicate appointments to allow someone else in need to get the vaccine. People are provided a link to do so and should check their Spam or Junk folder if they cannot find it.

The Health District’s new registration system allows people to make their second dose appointments when they receive their first dose of the vaccine. Officials remind the public that it’s important to schedule appointments for first and second doses of vaccine in order for the sites to manage vaccine supplies. Groups eligible to receive COVID-19 vaccinations at this time are listed on the vaccination distribution pages of the Health District’s website at www.SNHD.info/covid. Eligible recipients include people age 70 and older, heath care workers and those in public safety, security and frontline community support groups.

Updated information about COVID-19 vaccines and other resources are available on the Health District’s COVID website pages. Additional resources include the state of Nevada’s NVHealthResponse.nv.gov website, which includes the state’s COVID-19 Vaccination Playbook and a link to Immunize Nevada’s website at https://www.immunizenevada.org/county-specific-covid-19-vaccine-plan. The state’s vaccination call center operates seven days a week, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. to answer vaccine questions and to help people with limited online access schedule appointments. The phone number is: (800) 401-0946. North Las Vegas residents also are invited to register for vaccination opportunities at www.vaxnlv.com or by calling (702) 342-8417.

Health officials continue to encourage people to keep doing the recommended actions that help reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Wear face coverings in public and among people who don’t live in the same household.
  • Stay home if you are sick or have had contact with someone who is sick.
  • Get a flu shot to help reduce potential impacts on the local health care system as the community continues to deal with increased COVID-19 caseloads.
  • Maintain at least 6 feet social distancing per person from non-household members.
  • Limit private gatherings to fewer than 10 people from no more than two households.
  • Consult these resources for help dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic:
    • Nevada 2-1-1 – Provides resource referrals to those in need of social service support.
    • Southern Nevada Health District INFO Phone Line – (702) 759-INFO (4636), 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily, for general questions about COVID-19.
    • Esta En Tus Manos – Spanish COVID-19 outreach effort: https://estaentusmanosnevada.com/.

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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.

2021-02-16T15:19:10-08:00