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Here is a breakdown of the vaccination tiers in Nevada

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Posted at 12:51 PM, Jan 04, 2021

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — The vaccination process for COVID-19 has begun in Southern Nevada and throughout the state.

The first vaccines were administered on Dec. 14 to healthcare workers. Vaccines started to be administered to first responders in Henderson and North Las Vegas on Jan. 4.

READ: NEVADA VACCINE PLAYBOOK UPDATED AS OF DEC. 1, 2020

The residents of Nevada will be vaccinated according to what tier they are in. Here is a breakdown of the tiers.

TIER ONE (STARTED DEC. 14)
Critical Infrastructure Workforce by Priority Order

1. General Medical and Surgical Hospital 39,720
2. Long Term Care Facility Staff & Residents 36,751
3. Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals 1,446
4. Emergency Medical Services Personnel 5,560
5. Frontline Public Health Workforce & Volunteers 1,077
6. Laboratory Workers 2,050
7. Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians 7,143
8. Outpatient and Home Health Providers 67,302
9. Nevada Department of Corrections (NDOC) Staff 2,671
10. Law Enforcement and Public Safety 9,350
11. Deployed and mission critical personnel who play essential role in national security 281
12. State and Local Emergency Operations Managers/Staff 100

TIER TWO
Critical Infrastructure Workforce by Priority Order

1. Education and Childcare Staff 50,558
2. Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) Faculty 6,896
3. Essential Public Transportation 9,976
4. Agriculture and Food Processing 11,951
5. Essential Retail Workers 67,494
6. Logistics and Supply Chain 52,843
7. Utilities and Communications Infrastructure 19,565
8. NDOT and Local Emergency Road Personnel 2,831
9. Community Support (food banks, DETR, WIC) 19,756
10. Airport Operations 4,018
11. Depository Credit Institution Workforce 8,672
12. Mortuary Services 686
13. Remaining Public Health Workforce 1,536
14. Additional Critical Infrastructure 1,278
15. NDOC Inmates 12,500

TIER THREE
People at Increased Risk for Severe Illness or of Acquiring/Transmitting COVID-19

1. Transitional Housing for Released Offenders 163
2. Homeless 7,554
3. People with Underlying Health Conditions that are at Increased Risk for Severe Illness from COVID-19 909,918
4. People with Underlying Health Conditions that may be at Increased Risk for Severe Illness from COVID-19 916,793
5. Elderly Nevadans Age 65+ without Underlying Health Conditions 207,603
6. Remainder of NSHE Staff 117,110

TIER FOUR
Healthy Adults

1. Healthy Adults, 18-64 years 620,035

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