The Elko County Board of Health is scheduled to meet Wednesday to discuss and consider placing a moratorium on COVID-19 and flu vaccines in the county.
COVID 19 Vaccine
With a new school year approaching, the Clark County School District says it doesn’t have an employee COVID-19 vaccination mandate and its development “has not been necessary.”
Federal officials now say that everyone over 50 should get a second booster. But one critic calls this “booster mania.”
A majority of the patients requiring hospitalization are 70 or older, and the number of people being admitted to the ICU for care or who require mechanical ventilation remain near all-time lows.
Starting Wednesday, the Southern Nevada Health District will begin offering the Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines to children from 6 months to 5 years of age.
Santa stopped by Southern Hills Hospital to sit for his Prizer COVID vaccine shot.
Many hospitals plan to give their first shots to front-line health care workers on Wednesday.
The first dose of COVID-19 vaccine was given to a Las Vegas ICU nurse on Monday.
With the first COVID-19 vaccine expected to arrive in Nevada on Monday, officials are making final preparations to distribute doses to health care workers.
Nevada has a priority system for giving the shots to stop the disease caused by the new coronavirus. Your “tier” will determine when you get yours.
The first doses of a vaccine to counter the scourge of COVID-19 could be shipped to Las Vegas and communities across the U.S. as soon as this week.
The state expects to receive vaccine doses from Pfizer Inc. and Moderna Inc., the Nevada Department of Health and Human Services announced Friday.