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Southern Nevadans have more chances to receive flu shot

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Posted at 1:00 PM, Nov 03, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-03 16:00:47-05

The Southern Nevada Health District has scheduled additional no-cost flu clinics at area high schools making it more convenient for Clark County residents to “Show Flu Who’s Boss” this season and get their flu vaccine.

Vaccine is available for both adults and children 6 months of age and older on a first-come, first-served basis, and no appointments are necessary.

Flu vaccinations are recommended every year as the best protection against the flu virus.

This year, the importance of getting vaccinated is part of the overall strategy to help ensure medical resources are conserved, and the health care system is not overtaxed as the response to the COVID-19 pandemic continues.

Upcoming Health District community clinics are scheduled for:

- Nov. 4
1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Silverado High School
1650 Silver Hawk Ave.
Las Vegas, NV 89123

- Nov. 10
1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Cheyenne High School
3200 W. Alexander Rd.
North Las Vegas, NV 89032

- Dec. 2
1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Centennial High School
10200 W. Centennial Parkway
Las Vegas, NV 89149

Flu vaccine for people of all ages, including the vaccine for people ages 65 and older, is available at Health District immunization clinics by appointment only. Call (702) 759-0850 for more information.