Southern Nevada Health District COVID-19 Update
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
March 1, 2021
LAS VEGAS – Beginning tomorrow, March 2, vaccine eligibility in Clark County will be expanded to all groups within Frontline Community Support and Frontline Supply Chain & Logistics. In addition to people in these occupational categories, groups currently eligible to receive the vaccine include people 65 years of age and older, health care workers, and those in the public safety and security frontline group. Groups now eligible include:
Frontline Community Support
- Essential Public Transportation
Frontline Supply Chain & Logistics
- Agriculture and Food Processing
- End-to End Essential Goods Supply Chain (includes manufacturing, transport, distribution and sale of essential items)
- Utilities and Communications Infrastructure
- Nevada Department of Transportation and Local Emergency Road Personnel
- Frontline Airport Operations
- Other Essential Transportation
First dose appointments are available at Southern Nevada Health District and partner locations, including Cashman Center and the Las Vegas Convention Center. The Cashman Center Clinic is located in Exhibit Hall B, 850 N. Las Vegas Blvd. The Convention Center Clinic site is located in the C-1 area of the facility’s Central Hall. Dedicated parking is available in the Silver Lot off Paradise Road and Convention Center Drive. Both sites are open Tuesday through Saturday. Additional clinic locations and the link to make appointments can be found at www.SNHD.info/covid.
A state administered call center is available to answer questions and assist those who may need help making appointments. The call center is open seven days a week from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. at 1-800-401-0946. The Health District also continues to urge people to cancel appointments if they have made more than one. In addition to the call center, people can email email@example.com for assistance canceling appointments.
Second dose appointments are available to people who were vaccinated at a Health District or partner clinic and received the Pfizer vaccine at least 21 days prior or the Moderna vaccine at least 28 days prior. The first dose of the vaccine starts building protection from the virus that causes COVID-19. The second does is needed to get the most protection the vaccine has to offer.
More information about COVID-19 is available on the Health District website at www.SNHD.info/covid.
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.