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Over 14,000 seniors in North Las Vegas registered for COVID-19 vaccine

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Posted at 12:02 AM, Jan 21, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-21 09:17:47-05

NORTH LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Facing heavy demand, the City of North Las Vegas over the past six days registered more than 14,000 residents age 70 and older to receive the COVID-19 vaccine over the next three weeks.

Vaccinations began Tuesday for residents in the age 70 and older lane. In addition, vaccinations continue for health care professionals and first responders.

As high demand continues, the City has steadily increased its vaccination capacity and anticipates administering up to 1,100 doses of the vaccine per day in the coming weeks.

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Appointments for those who have pre-registered will be scheduled based on vaccine availability in Southern Nevada. The City's vaccine protocols have been approved by the Southern Nevada Health District.

North Las Vegas residents who are 70 or older can visit VaxNLV.com to fill out a simple intake form to request a vaccination.

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Those who have pre-registered will be contacted to make an appointment to receive the vaccine. The second dose will be scheduled when the first dose is given.

In partnership with the Clark County School District, vaccinations are administered at schools and other facilities by City and CCSD staff.