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University Medical Center opens onsite COVID-19 Vaccination Center at Encore Hotel

These are images of the Encore hotel and casino located on Las Vegas Boulevard and is owned by the Wynn.
Posted at 2:36 PM, Jan 14, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-15 09:41:39-05

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — The University Medical Center COVID-19 Vaccination Center will open its doors at Encore at Wynn Las Vegas on Jan. 18.

The UMC COVID-19 Vaccination Center will operate Monday through Friday, with the ability to increase hours as the program expands. It is conveniently located in the resort’s convention space near the Encore self-parking garage.

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Vaccines at the Center are available to residents of Nevada who are eligible under the current State of Nevada vaccination guidelines.

Initially, the UMC COVID-19 Vaccination Center will only offer the vaccine to people 70 and older, healthcare workers, and first responders.

To ensure efficiency, appointments are required by UMC and can be scheduled in advance by clicking here or by calling (702) 383-2619. Eligible Nevadans may need to book their appointments several weeks in advance.

To determine eligibility for the vaccine under the current state guidelines, click here.

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This unique partnership was formed to increase distribution of the vaccine throughout the Las Vegas Valley at a convenient location, and to assist in the state’s recovery from the pandemic.

The Encore location will replace UMC’s existing COVID-19 vaccination clinic at UMC’s Delta Point Building. All UMC vaccination appointments scheduled on or after Jan. 18 will take place at the Encore location.