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COVID-19 Vaccines and What You Need To Know

Posted at 1:36 PM, Mar 05, 2021
and last updated 2021-12-28 16:57:53-05

Here are the latest news stories, lists, and guides related to COVID-19 vaccines in the state of Nevada.

GUIDE (step-by-step instructions, links, and phone numbers)
Where and how to get vaccinated against COVID-19 in the Las Vegas area

FAQ (common questions/myths with answers)
What you should know about COVID-19 vaccines

Dec. 28: Omicron variant has shorter incubation period, more contagious
Dec. 27: Holidays, omicron concerns have people flocking to Las Vegas COVID-19 testing sites
Oct. 13: Las Vegas company providing mass COVID-19 testing
Oct. 13: Las Vegas teen learning to walk again after rare COVID-19 vaccine reaction
Oct. 13: NIH study shows mixing, matching COVID-19 vaccines for boosters could be effective
Oct. 13: Survey: Nearly a third of adults say they are very unlikely to get their children vaccinated for COVID-19
Oct. 13: US to reopen Canada, Mexico land borders in November for fully vaccinated
Oct. 13: FDA researchers trying to decide when Americans should seek out a J&J booster
Oct. 12: White House tells governors to prepare to vaccinate children as young as 5 against COVID-19
Oct. 12: Quest for universal coronavirus vaccine is on
Oct. 11: Fauci says it is safe to go trick-or-treating this year, 'particularly if you're vaccinated'
Oct. 11: Merck asks FDA to authorize its promising anti-COVID-19 pill
Oct. 7: Gov. Steve Sisolak 'not anticipating any more mandates' for Nevada
Oct. 7: More than 120,000 US kids have had caregivers die amid the COVID-19 pandemic
Oct. 6: White House says it’s expanding supply of rapid, at-home COVID-19 tests
Oct. 6: How the pandemic has forever changed health care in the US
Oct. 6: 'I feel good about it': 9-year old shares his experience from COVID-19 vaccine trial
Oct. 5: Nevada Health Response: Mask mandate continues in areas with high transmission of COVID
Oct. 1: Religious experts, leaders weigh in on vaccine exemptions
Sept. 30: Las Vegas police mourn loss of officer from COVID-19 complications
Sept. 30: Health care workers, once saluted as heroes, now face growing threats
Sept. 29: CDC issues advisory to increase COVID-19 vaccinations among pregnant people
Sept. 24: CDC director gives final booster approval, goes against panel and offers shots to essential workers
Sept. 24: CDC: Studies show that mask mandates limit the spread of COVID-19 in schools
Sept. 22: UNLV's COVID-19 Contact Tracing Team named Program of the Year by Nevada Public Health Association
Sept. 22: FDA authorizes COVID-19 booster shots for millions of Americans
Sept. 21: Latino community reacts to Clark County’s COVID-19 misinformation resolution
Sept. 21: Raiders offer fans alternate screenings for Week 3 game at Allegiant Stadium
Sept. 21: Clark County Commission declares COVID misinformation a public health crisis
Sept. 20: COVID-19 pandemic has killed as many Americans as 1918 Spanish flu pandemic
Sept. 20: Is it safe to get the flu shot and COVID-19 vaccine together? CDC says yes
Sept. 16: Las Vegas pop-up COVID-19 vaccine clinic to give away $100 gift cards
Sept. 16: Roughly 1 in every 500 Americans have died of COVID-19
Sept. 15: Clark County School District, support staff union reach agreement on COVID-19 testing pay
Sept. 15: Raiders announce thousands of people got first COVID shot Monday
Sept. 15: Booster shots, natural vs. vaccine immunity: Health experts answer COVID-19 questions
Sept. 15: Former Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval tests positive for COVID-19
Sept. 15: Want to sign your child up for a COVID-19 vaccine trial? Here's how you can do it safely
Sept. 15: NAB postpones 2021 Las Vegas show due to Delta variant, COVID-19 surge
Sept. 14: Select Nevada employees at state-run facilities must be fully vaccinated against COVID
Sept. 9: Labor, employment specialist discusses President Biden's vaccine mandates
Sept. 9: Clark County School District trustees approve COVID-19 relief spending plan
Aug. 17: Upcoming pop-up vaccine clinics happening in Las Vegas
Aug. 12: COVID-19 testing, vaccinations available 5 nights a week at UNLV
Aug. 12: City of Las Vegas hosting vaccine clinics starting Aug. 18
Aug. 6: Golden Nugget Las Vegas hosting free COVID-19 vaccination clinic
Aug. 6: Pop-up COVID-19 clinics happening in the Las Vegas area
Aug. 3: Max Pawn hosting vaccination clinic, giving away gift cards
Aug. 2: Siegel Group announces 2 new nationwide vaccination incentive programs
July 30: Return of mask mandate brings new signage, compliant guests to Las Vegas Strip
July 30: Nevada state employees not fully vaccinated will need weekly COVID-19 tests starting Aug. 15
July 30: List of pop-up COVID-19 vaccination clinics happening July 30-Aug. 1, 2021
July 29: Circa Resort hosting free vaccination clinics Aug. 2 and 3
July 29: Policy ins and outs: Nevada's updated mask requirements effective July 30
July 16: Westgate among first Las Vegas casinos to mandate masks for employees, vaccinated or not
July 16: Viva Vax Vegas event on Saturday will feature entertainment, prizes
July 12: Las Vegas dispensary hosting 'Jabs for Joints' vaccination incentive
July 9: COVID-19 vaccinations available at pop-ups next week
July 7: Vaccination event tonight in east Las Vegas
July 6: Nevada ranks 33 out of 50 on list of vaccinated states
June 24: Free COVID-19 vaccinations available week of June 28
June 21: Free Las Vegas Lights soccer tickets offered at Cashman Field COVID-19 vaccination site June 25
June 18: Free COVID-19 vaccinations available week of June 21
June 17: 'Vax Nevada Days' to reward $5 million in prizes to Nevadans who have been vaccinated
June 13: Clark County: Asian community leading way in vaccinations
June 11: Vaccine clinic and food giveaway happening at Desert Breeze Park
June 7: Nevada set to unveil vaccine 'raffle' for prizes in effort to boost vaccination rates
June 3: Get vaccinated at Las Vegas Ballpark on Saturday
June 2: AREA15 to host 'Vaccines After Dark' vaccination site in partnership with Clark County, June 14
June 1: Community Ambulance helping Henderson reach vaccination goal
June 1: School-based COVID-19 vaccine clinics kick off in Las Vegas valley
June 1: Free vaccine clinics this week at Martin Luther King, Jr. Senior Center
June 1: COVID vaccine appointments available at Allegiant Stadium
May 25: 1M+ first dose COVID vaccines administered in Clark County
May 24: Pfizer COVID vaccine available at Neighborhood Recreation Center in North Las Vegas
May 22: Las Vegas officials hold pop-up vaccine clinic at strip club
May 21: Las Vegas-area schools to host COVID-19 vaccination clinics
May 20: Shake Shack offering free fries with proof of vaccination
May 20: COVID-19 vaccinations available May 25-27 at pop-up site
May 17: Clearing up the confusion: Las Vegas doctor answers COVID-19 vaccine questions
May 17: More 'pop-up- COVID-19 vaccine sites available this week in Clark County
May 14: Silver Bowl Park to host vaccine clinic and movie night
May 12: Pfizer vaccine available for 12 to 15-year-olds at Southern Nevada vaccine sites
May 12: Welcome Las Vegas Sign to offer free vaccinations on site May 24
May 11: Clark County commissioners hosting 'Get Vaxxed NV' event
May 11: Las Vegas restaurants disappointed Clark County may miss reopening deadline
May 10: Vaccine to be offered May 11 at Galleria at Sunset shopping mall
May 10: Health district, Clark County preparing newest COVID vaccine drive-thru clinic
May 10: Pop-up COVID-19 vaccine site scheduled for May 15 at Jackson Avenue Festival
May 7: A brief history of vaccines from smallpox to COVID-19
May 7: Nevada System of Higher Education drafting COVID-19 vaccine mandate plans
May 5: Elected officials, Raider Isiah Johnson encourage young adults to get vaccine
May 5: Cashman Center ceases vaccine distribution starting May 5
May 4: Clark County Senior Centers no longer requiring proof of vaccination
May 4: Walmart, Sam’s Club offering walk-up COVID-19 vaccines in Nevada
May 3: Fully vaccinated people no longer need to wear face coverings outdoors in Nevada
May 3: Southern Nevada Health District offering community vaccine clinics
May 3: Additional COVID-19 vaccine clinics open in Southern Nevada
May 3: Las Vegas Convention Center to open first large-scale drive-through vaccine clinic this week
April 30: Touro University Nevada to administer vaccines at the Cinco de Mayo Fiesta and Resource Fair
April 30: Palace Station to hold pop-up vaccination sites May 6-7
April 29: UNLV to end first dose COVID-19 vaccines next week
April 28: Gov. Sisolak to deliver remarks Thursday at MGM Resorts vaccination clinic
April 26:COVID vaccine pop-up clinic starts April 27 in Las Vegas
April 25: NFL Hall of Fame player Anthony Munoz visits vaccine sites in Las Vegas
April 24: Some still cautious about J&J vaccine, Las Vegas doctor says benefits outweigh risks
April 23: Las Vegas doctor: Pregnant women should get COVID-19 vaccine as soon as possible
April 23: Breakthrough infections: Fully vaccinated people who get COVID-19
April 23: 73 breakthrough COVID-19 cases reported in Clark County
April 23: Upcoming community vaccine clinics in Southern Nevada
April 22: Free food, music & vaccines at commissioners’ May 1 Community Festival for Cinco De Mayo
April 22: Is Las Vegas a COVID-19 vaccine destination?
April 21: Nevada Health Centers hosting COVID-19 vaccine clinic on April 24
April 15: Cashman Center in Las Vegas closing vaccination site in May
April 15: UNLV vaccination site accepting walk-ins
April 14: Person with serious side effects to Johnson & Johnson COVID vaccine reported in Nevada
April 13: Cosmopolitan hotel-casino promises $1M in cash bonuses if employees vaccinated by May 1
April 13: Nevada to pause Johnson & Johnson vaccinations amid federal review
April 9: Sun City Anthem Community Center offering additional vaccine appointments
April 9: VASNHS now offering vaccines for spouses, all Veterans under SAVE LIVES Act
April 9: Golden Entertainment properties to offer COVID-19 vaccines to team members and families
April 8: City of North Las Vegas partners with Lyft to offer free rides for vaccine appointments
April 6: Cashman Center works to keep lines moving as vaccine eligibility opens to Nevadans 16+
April 6: Salvation Army joins Nevada Health Centers to distribute COVID vaccines
April 6: Caesars Entertainment offering shots to all employees, families and others
April 5: Nevadans 16 and older eligible for COVID vaccine starting April 5
April 4: Nevada's COVID-19 vaccine eligibility expands, decision to get vaccine mixed
April 3: East Vegas community center holds final vaccine clinic, new location offering appointments
April 2: All Nevadans 16 years and older eligible for COVID-19 vaccine on Monday
April 2: Why younger people should get the COVID-19 vaccine
April 2: UMC to offer COVID-19 vaccine for Nevadans 16 and older starting Monday
April 2: City of North Las Vegas hosting pop-up vaccine clinic on Saturday
April 1: Las Vegas casinos double as COVID vaccination sites for their employees, family members
April 1: Should you laminate? What if you lose it? Clearing up confusion about COVID-19 vaccination cards
March 31: Southern Nevada Health District COVID-19 update
March 31: Clark County, SNHD representatives update COVID vaccine information
March 31: Vaccines, gift cards to be offered at North Las Vegas pop-up clinic on April 3
March 30: Caesars Entertainment to offer 10K COVID-19 vaccines to its Las Vegas employees starting April 1
March 29: Care clinic hosting COVID vaccine event on April 3 in Las Vegas
March 26: Coronavirus vaccines available in Henderson
March 22: COVID-19 vaccine available for everyone regardless of immigration status
March 21: Better Business Bureau: Don't post COVID-19 vaccine card selfies on social media
March 19: Facebook urges people to share selfies when you get your shot
March 19: Why developing antivirals to fight COVID-19 is such a challenge
March 19: VA of Southern Nevada offers COVID-19 vaccine to all enrolled veterans
March 18: Biden says administration will meet goal of 100 million vaccinations Friday
March 18: 1 million vaccines administered in state of Nevada
March 18: EU drug regulator says AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine is 'safe and effective'
March 17: Gov. Sisolak: Starting April 5 all Nevadans will be eligible to get COVID-19 vaccine
March 17: Why do some people get side effects from the COVID-19 vaccine and others don't?
March 17: Parents of youth athletes hopeful for new vaccine eligibility
March 17: Moderna advances COVID-19 vaccine testing on children
March 15: State of Nevada adds 55+ with underlying conditions to list of those eligible for COVID-19 vaccine
March 13: Doctor discusses skepticism, effectiveness of Johnson & Johnson vaccine
March 12: Dentists can now administer COVID vaccines
March 11: Las Vegas restaurant, hospitality workers ready to get COVID-19 vaccine
March 10: Vaccines available for transportation workers, grocery store and retail workers in Southern Nevada
March 5: Southern Nevada Health District receives first doses of Johnson & Johnson vaccine
March 4: Why four or five drinks could affect your COVID-19 vaccine response
March 4: VASNHS offering COVID-19 vaccine for all enrolled veterans
March 3: Las Vegas health officials provide vaccine update
March 3: Should you get the vaccine if you've had COVID-19?
March 2: Grocery workers ready to get COVID-19 vaccine
March 1: More people are eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine in Clark County starting Tuesday
Feb. 26: COVID-19 vaccines now available at Immigrant Home Foundation
April 14: Nevada woman reports serious side effects to Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine
April 15: UNLV vaccination site currently accepting walk-ins after 100K+ doses administered
May 4: Walmart, Sam’s Club offering walk-up COVID-19 vaccines in Nevada
May 13: UMC moving Encore vaccine location to Advanced Center for Health