Southern Nevada Health District – COVID-19 Vaccine Update
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
January 6, 2021
As January 5, 2021, there have been 21,081 COVID-19 vaccines administered in Clark County. The first vaccines were distributed on December 14, 2020. Immunization data for Clark County originates from the State of Nevada Department of Health and Human Services. Data is preliminary and subject to change.
The Southern Nevada Health District is currently providing COVID-19 vaccine to Tier 1 groups, including staff of smaller outpatient and home health facilities at its 280 S. Decatur public health center and long-term care facility staff, psychiatric and behavioral health hospital staff, and laboratory staff at a clinic at Western High School. These sites are currently providing approximately 12,000 appointments. Additional clinic dates are being scheduled, and vaccine is also being administered by community health care partners in Clark County.
To date, the Health District has received 70,050 doses of COVID-19 vaccine for distribution in Clark County.
The Health District is committed to ensuring the public and its partners have accurate and timely information about the status of COVID-19 vaccines in the community. Updated information and resources are available on the Health District’s COVID website at www.SNHD.info/covid. A weekly vaccine snapshot is available at https://covid.southernnevadahealthdistrict.org/vaccine/snapshot/.
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.