COVID-19 vaccine appointments are full subsequent week in two Las Vegas areas

Wednesday and Thursday COVID-19 vaccination appointments at two Las Vegas locations are now full for utility workers and those 65 and over, city officials said on Saturday.

Vaccination appointments at the Veteran’s Memorial Community Center and Centennial Hills Active Adult Center were announced Friday night, but are now full, according to a Las Vegas City press release posted around 11:55 a.m. on Saturday.

Each site has 300 doses per day provided by the Southern Nevada Health District.

Due to delays in vaccine deliveries due to winter storms in other parts of the country, the Health District is not offering first-dose appointments next week. The initial dosing appointments in the health district and in the partner clinics are to resume on March 1st.

The Cashman Center, 850 Las Vegas Blvd., had 500 walk-in spots on Saturday for those seeking the first dose of the vaccine. North, Exhibition Hall B, in downtown Las Vegas. Walk-ins are accepted from 8:00 a.m. and performed until the clinic is at capacity.

Walk-ins for people 65 and older seeking the second dose of the Pfizer vaccine are available through Saturday at the Cashman Center. The walk-ins are available for those who received their first dose in a health district or at partner clinics in the community – Western High School, Cashman Center, or Mack Middle School – or for events hosted by Touro University or the cities of Las Vegas, North Las Vegas or USA are hosted Henderson.

The university hospital announced on Thursday that its vaccination center in the Encore had lowered the age requirements for people aged 65 and over. However, the hospital’s website on Saturday indicated that new appointments were temporarily unavailable “due to limited government vaccine supply”.

Smith’s, Walgreens, and Walmart / Sam’s Club will schedule COVID-19 vaccinations for Nevadans in the 65-69 age bracket in Clark County next week.

The Nonprofit Immunize Nevada website provides the following links to help you schedule online appointments:

Smiths: www.smithsfoodanddrug.com/rx/guest/get-vaccined.

Walgreens: www.walgreens.com/schedulevaccine.

Walmart / Sam’s Club: www.walmart.com/cp/1228302.

For more information on the Clark County’s vaccination schedule, visit www.immunizenevada.org/county-specific-covid-19-vaccine-plan.

People who have questions or need help making an appointment in a health district can call the COVID-19 hotline at 800-401-0946. The line is manned seven days a week from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Contact Katelyn Newberg at [email protected] or 702-383-0240. Follow @k_newberg on Twitter.

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