Starting Tuesday, Feb. 16, the Cashman Center COVID-19 vaccination site will begin offering second doses of the vaccine to people who are eligible on an appointment-only basis.
Those eligible for appointments at this site 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 community partners is available at https://covid.southernnevadahealthdistrict.org/vaccine/second-dose/.
The Cashman Center site will offer 1,000 second doses a day to people with appointments. The Las Vegas Convention Center has now reached its pre-registered, appointment capacity and walk-in appointments will no longer be available at that site. 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 at 3150 Paradise Road, Both appointment-only sites are open Tuesday through Saturday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
First dose appointment scheduling is available on the Health District website at https://covid.southernnevadahealthdistrict.org/vaccine/distribution/. Second dose appointment scheduling is available at https://covid.southernnevadahealthdistrict.org/vaccine/second-dose/. People 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.
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.
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/.