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Immunization Clinics Available During Special Event Week
Immunization Clinics Available During Special Event Week

 

Nevada Infant and Immunization Week will provide a number of opportunities to improve the health and well-being of your children starting Saturday.

The Southern Nevada Immunization and Health Coalition (SNIHC) and many health partners and providers will sponsor a week of immunization clinics during Nevada Infant Immunization Week (NIIW) April 20-27, beginning with a kickoff event hosted by the Southern Nevada Health District.

Nevada Infant Immunization Week is an annual observance that highlights the importance of protecting infants from vaccine-preventable diseases, and serves as a call to action for parents, caregivers and healthcare providers to ensure infants are fully immunized against 14 vaccine-preventable diseases before age 2.

The NIIW kickoff events begin from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Southern Nevada Health District’s Passport to Immunizations program, and from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Nehemiah Ministries’ during its Random Acts of Kindness community health fair.

SNIHC’s immunization clinics will offer vaccines at no cost to those who are Vaccines for Children (VFC)-eligible. VFC eligibility applies to children younger than 19 who are uninsured or have insurance coverage that does not cover vaccinations; are members of Nevada Check Up or Medicaid-eligible; or are American Indian or Alaskan natives.

For children who are not VFC-eligible, low-cost vaccines are available at the Southern Nevada Health District.

All attendees should be prepared to show identification and shot records. Nevada WebIZ will be onsite at each clinic to help parents and caregivers obtain their children’s shot records. Parents can also visit www.izrecord.nv.gov, complete the required fields and then print a copy of the child’s official immunization record.

NIIW clinics will be held:

Saturday, April 20 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Southern Nevada Health District’s Passport to Immunizations program

330 S. Valley View Blvd. 

Note: In addition to vaccines, health screenings including dental screening, vision screenings, developmental screenings and fingerprinting will also be available.

Saturday, April 20 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Nehemiah Ministries’ Random Acts of Kindness community health fair

3606 N. Rancho Dr.

Tuesday, April 23 from 9 a.m. to noon 

Catholic Charities of Southern Nevada’s WIC Immunization Day

1501 Las Vegas Blvd. North 

Note: This clinic is only for children enrolled in the Women, Infants and Children program.

Wednesday, April 24 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

St. Rose Dominican Hospitals – San Martín Campus

Mad Hatter’s Wonderland of Health fair

8280 W. Warm Springs Rd.

Thursday, April 25 from 4 to 7 p.m.

Helping Kids Clinic’s After-School Hours program

1000 E. St. Louis Ave.

Friday, April 26 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Nevada Health Centers, Inc.

1799 Mount Mariah Dr.

Saturday, April 27 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Springs Preserve’s El Dia del Nino event

333 S. Valley View Blvd.

Saturday, April 27 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Southwest Medical Associates

650 N. Nellis Blvd.

For additional information, visit www.snicnv.org or call Nevada 2-1-1.