UPDATE: Appointments are now full for the vaccination site for those ages 70 and older and utility workers at Chuck Minker Sports Complex.
LAS VEGAS (KTNV) -- Appointments are available for a vaccination site for those ages 70 and older that will open on Feb. 17 at the Chuck Minker Sports Complex, 275 N. Mojave Road.
The city of Las Vegas, in partnership with the Southern Nevada Health District, is offering free COVID-19 vaccinations from Feb. 17-19.
Vaccine dosages will be 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 7:30 a.m. and ending at 3:30 p.m. each day.
This clinic will have a limit of 1,100 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 3 and around the city have been patiently waiting to be vaccinated, and I am thankful that we can open this site at Chuck Minker,” Ward 3 Councilwoman Olivia Diaz said. “We are prioritizing our senior citizens, and I encourage everyone who is eligible to make an appointment and get vaccinated.”
Those interested in being vaccinated should carefully read the following information before registering.
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.