COVID-19 vaccinations have started in Clark County and other parts of the state, with those over 70 now legal.
Current priority groups for vaccinations are still medical and public security personnel and residents aged 70 and over. For more guidance, see the latest version of the state’s COVID-19 playbook.
As of January 15, more than 90,000 initial doses had been administered, according to state health authorities.
Nevadans who live in the state part-time but have a driver’s license or other state ID card, require proof of residence, such as a utility bill.
■ The Cashman Center opened the largest vaccination center in the state on Friday. The site, which is operated by the Southern Nevada Health District, Clark County, Las Vegas, and the Nevada National Guard, is expected to eventually immunize several thousand people a day. Cashman is only provided by appointment.
■ Henderson registers 70 and older for recordings held at Sun City Anthem. Appointments are available from January 25th to February 13th at the Sun City Anthem Community Center. The doses are available to anyone in southern Nevada who is 70 years of age and older. Go to cityofhenderson.com/covid19/vaccine for information.
■ A vaccination center at the University Medical Center in the Encore Resort in the convention area of the Strip property near the self-parking garage will open on Monday. Appointments can be made online at umcsn.com/COVIDvaccine or by calling 702-383-2619. Eligible are health care workers, those over 70, and frontline public safety workers. The Encore location will replace the existing vaccination clinic in UMC’s Delta Point Building at 901 Rancho Lane. It is initially operated from Monday to Friday and can be expanded as the program increases.
■ North Las Vegas registers city residents 70 and older using an online pre-registration form with VaxNLV.com. If you need help with the form, you can call 702-342-8417. According to a press release, the city will begin pre-registration for the general public on Saturday. The vaccinations are for city dwellers. The recordings for seniors will begin on Tuesday, said city spokeswoman Delen Goldberg. Eligible residents who have pre-registered will be selected to receive the shot at random, regardless of the order in which they registered.
■ The Southern Nevada Health District will be administering the vaccine January 20-23-30, according to the district website. The scheduling can be found at covid.southernnevadahealthdistrict.org/vaccine/distribution. There were some technical issues with the website. The district added a location for education workers and the Nevada System of Higher Education at the UNLV Student Union in January. Appointments can be booked at unlv.mycareally.health/pages/vaccine-community.html
■ Boulder City plans to open two vaccination clinics on January 25th, open Monday through Thursday from 8:00 am to 1:00 pm for people aged 70 and over and educators. Educators must present a valid school system ID, others must also have a valid ID. Appointments are required. CallBoulder City Parks and Recreation at 702-293-9256 Monday through Thursday 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. to make an appointment. The clinics are located in the Elaine K. Smith Building, 700 Wyoming St, and Boulder City Hospital, 901 Adams Blvd.