LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — 6:45 P.M. UPDATE: There are no more appointments available at Doolittle Senior Center. If more appointment become available, the information will be posted on KTNV.com.
Additional appointments are available for a vaccination site for those ages 70 and older that will open on Feb. 3, at the Doolittle Senior Center, located at 1930 N. J St.
The city of Las Vegas, in partnership with Roseman University, Touro University, Nevada State College and Clark County will offer free COVID-19 vaccinations Feb. 3-5.
Medical students will assist with the clinic and vaccine dosages are provided by the Southern Nevada Health District.
Participation is limited to persons age 70 or older and advanced registration is required for appointments starting at 8 a.m. and ending at 3 p.m. each day.
This clinic will have a limit of 300 doses a day.
Staff requests that people not arrive more than five minutes before their appointment, but also be sure to be on time.
“I know that many in Ward 5 and around the city have been patiently waiting to be vaccinated, and I look forward to additional sites opening as more doses become available,” Ward 5 Councilman Cedric Crear said. “I am thankful that we can prioritize our senior citizens, and I am grateful that we are able to bring these vital vaccinations into the Historic Westside, which has been greatly impacted by this virus.”
Additional appointments became available after Clark County and the city of Las Vegas partnered to double the number of dosages allocated for the Doolittle clinic.
“Clark County is proud to partner with the city of Las Vegas in expanding the number of vaccinations that can take place at the Doolittle Senior Center during this week’s vaccination clinic,” said Clark County Commissioner William McCurdy II, whose Commission District D includes the senior center. “This allows us to share resources and deliver COVID-19 vaccines directly to senior citizens living in some of the hardest-hit neighborhoods in our community.”
Those interested in being vaccinated should carefully read the following information before registering.
COVID-19 vaccination is NOT recommended for the following individuals unless you consult with your primary physician:
- You have known allergies to the ingredients in the Moderna or Pfizer brand of vaccine or if you have any other allergies for which you are prescribed Epinephrine.
- Are an immune-compromised individual.
- Have lupus.
- Have cancer.
- Received any vaccination within 14 days of seeking the COVID-19 vaccination.
- Tested positive for COVID-19 in the last 90 days unless you have cleared the quarantine period AND are symptom-free with negative test results.
- If you have been treated with antibodies or plasma for COVID-19, you must wait 90 days from the last treatment to get the vaccine.
On the day of your appointment, please wear clothing that allows easy access to your upper arm. Please wear a face covering over your nose and mouth.
Along with the Doolittle site, the Health District is also providing several other vaccination sites throughout the city and additional information can be found at covid.southernnevadahealthdistrict.org/vaccine/.