Clark County Commissioner Michael Naft and the Clark County Fire Department are hosting a drive-through #GetVaxxedNV vaccination clinic from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, May 22, at Fire Station 38, 1755 Silver Hawk Avenue, off Spencer Street and Serene Avenue.
The clinic will offer free COVID-19 shots while supplies last. No appointments are necessary. Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen one-shot vaccine will be available in addition to first doses of the Pfizer vaccine. A second clinic will be held at Fire Station 38 on Saturday, June 12, 10 a.m. to noon, for people to return for their second dose Pfizer vaccine shots. Both the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines require two doses for maximum protection from coronavirus.
“We want to make it easy and convenient for residents to get their COVID-19 vaccinations, and drive through operations are a great way to do that,” said Clark County Commissioner Michael Naft, whose commission district includes Fire Station 38. “This site will be unique because residents will be driving into the bay at the fire station to receive their shots, and then they’ll park in a nearby parking lot to wait out their 15-minute observation time.”
The clinic is being supported by Station 38 firefighters and paramedics, the Health District as well as Nevada National Guard personnel. Upon arrival, motorists will park in the parking lot of Silverado High School located north of the fire station to be checked in before driving into the fire station’s bay for their shots.
Appointments at Health District and community partner vaccine clinics are available at www.snhd.info/covid-vaccine or by calling the state’s vaccine hotline at 1-800-401-0946, 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily. COVID-19 vaccine is also are available to those who are homebound. For information call (702) 455-0696 or email HomeboundVaccine@ClarkCountyNV.gov. Additional COVID-19 clinic information can be found online at www.NVCOVIDFighter.org. Information about Clark County’s Esta En Tus Manos Spanish language COVID-19 outreach effort is available at https://estaentusmanosnevada.com/. Information about the Back to Life COVID-19 vaccination campaign for the local Black and African American community is available at: www.clarkcountynv.gov/backtolife.
Clark County is a dynamic and innovative organization dedicated to providing top-quality service with integrity, respect and accountability. With jurisdiction over the world-famous Las Vegas Strip and covering an area the size of New Jersey, Clark is the nation’s 11th-largest county and provides extensive regional services to 2.4 million citizens and 45.6 million visitors a year (2019). Included are the nation’s 9th-busiest airport, air quality compliance, social services and the state’s largest public hospital, University Medical Center. The County also provides municipal services that are traditionally provided by cities to 1.1 million residents in the unincorporated area. Those include fire protection, roads and other public works, parks and recreation, and planning and development.