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Get up-to-date information on vaccine safety and distribution, disease prevention, and provider and business COVID-19 resources.

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It’s Flu Season –
Get Vaccinated

If you have not already gotten a flu vaccine, now is the time to protect yourself and your family. Vaccination is the best defense against flu, and it could keep you or a loved one from ending up in the hospital.

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Support Immunize Nevada

Immunize Nevada needs your support

Creating a better and healthier future for our state has been our vision for 25 years. But people across our urban, rural, and frontier communities face barriers to accessing vaccines, health care, and other resources.

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Events

Jun
22
Las Vegas Free Children's Dental Day

Smile Defenders is hosting a FREE Children's Dental Screening for children under 12 | Appointment required

Free Dental Appointments for children under 12-including dental exam, cleaning, x-rays, fluoride treatment and any necessary same-day dental care that the care team can complete

Care is FREE OF CHARGE, regardless of insured status

Call 702-633-8331 to book an appointment 

Jun
22
Carson City COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic

Tuesday, June 22 | 10-11am | 18+ Moderna & Janssen COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic | Appointments available, walk-ins welcome

Carson City Health & Human Services is hosting a COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic with both the two-dose Moderna vaccine and the single-dose Janssen vaccine

Moderna second dose clinic will be 10-11am on Tuesday, July 20

Jun
22
Reno COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic

Tuesday, June 22 | 2-5pm | 12+ Pfizer COIVD-19 Vaccine Clinic | No appointment required

Hosted by Washoe County Health Department and North Valleys High School

Blog

Vax Fact of the Week
Do COVID-19 Vaccines Shed? COVID-19 vaccines can’t cause someone to spread coronavirus particles, including mRNA and spike proteins, to other people. It’s not biologically possible. Some people worry about “shedding” after COVID-19 vaccination because they’ve heard untrue claims that simply being around someone who’s been recently vaccinated could affect another person’s menstrual cycle or fertility, lead to them having a miscarriage, alter their DNA — or any number of ailments. But that’s not how our bodies (or COVID-19 vaccines) work.
It Takes Two – Why You Need Both COVID-19 Vaccine Doses
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Full COVID-19 protection requires two doses If you received a Moderna or Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine, you need two doses to be fully protected. (Janssen is a one-dose vaccine). • The vaccines’ effectiveness at preventing COVID-19 infection (95% effective) is based on getting two doses• The first dose primes the immune system and tells it how to respond if it encounters the virus • The second dose stimulates your cells to produce large quantities of antibodies• You’re considered fully vaccinated two weeks after receiving your 2nd dose
COVID-19 Vaccines for Adolescents: What Parents Need to Know
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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) expanded its Emergency Use Authorization for the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to include adolescents 12-15 years old. Here are answers to comment parent questions.