Las Vegas, Nevada 2021-09-13 18:20:00 –
Las Vegas (FOX5)-The Southern Health District of Nevada will begin providing influenza vaccines at public centers on Tuesday, September 14.
Walk-ins at SNHD’s Decatur Boulevard location are welcome, but reservations are required at all other locations.
According to SNHD officials, the shot can be given at the same time as the COVID-19 vaccine or other immunization.
“Although the flu season in 2020-21 was mild, the health district reported 6 flu deaths and 50 hospitalizations, probably wearing masks, increasing participation in remote jobs and schools. The flu season from 2021 to 22 could be more active as many of these activities were mitigated by the reopening of businesses and schools. There is sex, “SNHD said in a news release. “The most effective way to protect yourself from the flu is to vaccinate each season of the flu.”
SNHD encourages early vaccination prior to the peak cold season of influenza. It takes about two weeks to develop the antibodies needed to protect against influenza.
SNHD Health Officer Fermin Legeen said in a statement, “We are still in the midst of a COVID-19 pandemic and the flu season is just around the corner. Vaccination to prevent infection and stay healthy. We encourage you to receive it. ” “By inoculating the flu vaccine, we can continue to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic and not overwhelm our medical resources.”
Know before you go
(702) Call 759-0850 to make a reservation.
Main Public Health Center, 280 S. Decatur Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89107
You can bring it in.Monday-Friday, 8 am-4: 30 pm
East Las Vegas Public Health Center, 570 N. Nellis Blvd., Ste.E12, Las Vegas, NV, 89110
It is a reservation system.Monday-Friday, 8 am-4: 30 pm
Henderson Public Health Center, 220. E. Dr. Horizon, Stes. A & C, Henderson, Nevada 89015
Reservation required, Monday-Friday, 8 am-4pm
Mesquite Public Health Center / Jimmy Hughes Campus, 150 N. Yucca Street, Stess. 3 & 4, Mesquite, Nevada 89827
It is a reservation system.Tuesdays and Thursdays, 8 am to 4:30 pm, noon to 1 pm
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