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Where and how to get vaccinated against COVID-19 in Las Vegas area

Posted at 1:50 PM, Jan 19, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-12 13:48:15-04

COVID-19 vaccinations are available to anyone ages 12 and over in Clark County and Nevada.

The Nevada Department of Health and Human Services has a call center for COVID-19 vaccine support. If you have questions about the vaccine or the process of getting one, you can call 1-800-401-0946.


The biggest vaccinator is the Southern Nevada Health District.

Making an appointment for vaccination is a fairly simple process.

Step 1: Go to SNHD’s website


Step 3: Scroll towards the bottom of the page until you see this list.

Step 4: Click on the group that you belong in.

Step 5: Scroll down again until you see this and decide where you want to go and click on BOOK AN APPOINTMENT.

Step 6: Click the Get Started arrow > at the bottom of the Welcome! page.

Step 7: Select your desired location again if necessary.

Step 8: Select date and time

Step 9: Fill out form with personal information and hit finalize appointment at the bottom of the form.

Step 10: You will receive a confirmation email with the appointment information and a text message if you select that option.

Step 11: On the day of your appointment, make sure you wear a shirt that will allow the vaccine to be delivered via a needle to your upper arm.

Step 12: Plan to arrive at the vaccination site 15 minutes before your appointment time and get in line. Make sure you bring your identification and work badge or something that identifies your employer.

Step 13: Make sure you have your appointment ID number or QR code ready to show when you check in. Be prepared to answer a few basic health questios.

Step 14: After you check in, you may have to stand in another line before being directed to a station to receive your shot.

Step 15: After your shot, you will be expected to wait for 15 minutes in case there is an immediate allergic reaction.

Step 16: If needed, make an appointment for your 2nd shot immediately.

Step 17: Put your vaccination card in a safe place. You will need it to get the 2nd shot.

NOTE: SNHD is also offering vaccinations at its headquarters on 280 S. Decatur Blvd. However, these are only for senior citizens age 65 and up. Click here for make an appointment.


Effective March 4, the VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System (VASNHS) is now offering COVID-19 vaccinations to all enrolled veterans, regardless of age.

VASNHS will provide first dose shots by appointment or alk-in from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 6 at its medical center in North Las Vegas.

Additionally, VASNHS has received and will begin offering the Moderna and Janssen COVID-19 vaccines at their community VA clinics for the first time. Vaccinations at these clinics are currently by-appointment only.

The North Las Vegas VA Medical Center will continue to offer the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine only. Veterans who receive the first dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna vaccine must receive their second dose of the same brand and from the same location.

Click here for more information.


If you are a Clark County School District or staff member, a special system has been established to sign up for a vaccine.

Click here to start the process. You will need to answer a series of questions and provide a copy of your insurance card and identification.

A vaccination site will open March 8 at Heritage Park Senior Facility on Racetrack Road on March 9. Open to all eligible residents. 500 vaccinations per day by appointment only. Offered 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday. Appointments can be scheduled starting on Friday, March 5 at 8 a.m. by visiting the City of Henderson website at cityofhenderson.com/COVID19 or by calling the City of Henderson information hotline at 702-267-INFO (4636), Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

If you are a resident of Boulder City, you will need to call 702-293-9256 to make an appointment.

The vaccinations are being given at the Elaine K. Smith Building on Wyoming Street and at the Boulder City Hospital on Adams Boulevard.


There are other locations to receive the vaccine.

UNLV on Maryland Parkway is currently offering vaccines to students, faculty/staff and eligible members of the general public. Click here to get started. At the top of the page, select REGISTER ONLINE.

The next page will look like this. Before you begin, be prepared to upload photos of your identification and insurance card.

University Medical Center is operating one vaccine clinic. It is located in the convention space near the Encore’s self-parking garage on the Las Vegas Strip. They are currently offering vaccines to the following:

Go here to schedule an appointment.

Once you confirm you are in one of the above groups, you will need to fill out some basic information before proceeding to the next screen to schedule an appointment.

To schedule an appointment with Smith’s, click here.

You will need to type in your zip code or name of city and state.

Next, select the pharmacy you wish to go to. You may have to try several pharmacies before you find one with open slots.

Walmart and Sam’s Club are also offering vaccines. Eligible customers can schedule a vaccine appointment via the Walmart and Sam’s Club websites

Walgreens is also offering vaccinations to groups that are eligible. Go to their website and enter your zip code to find a pharmacy near you. You will need a Walgreens account to complete the process. Click here to get started.