LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — It’s flu season, and the Southern Nevada Health District (SNHD) will offer flu vaccine at its public health centers.
Walk-in clients are accepted at the Health District’s 280 S. Decatur Blvd. immunization clinic, but appointments are required at its other public health centers. To make an appointment, call (702) 759-0850.
The Health District is offering flu shots at its clinics.
- Main Public Health Center, 280 S. Decatur Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89107
- Walk-ins accepted. Monday — Friday, 8 a.m. — 4:30 p.m.
- East Las Vegas Public Health Center, 570 N. Nellis Blvd., Ste.E12, Las Vegas, NV, 89110
- By appointment only. Monday — Friday, 8 a.m. — 4:30 p.m.
- Henderson Public Health Center, 220. E. Horizon Dr., Stes. A&C, Henderson, NV 89015
- By appointment only, Monday — Friday, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
- Mesquite Public Health Center/Jimmie Hughes Campus, 150 N. Yucca St., Stes. 3&4, Mesquite, NV 89027
- By appointment only. Tuesday and Thursday, 8 a.m. — 4:30 p.m. Closed noon — 1 p.m.
The flu vaccine is recommended for everyone 6 months of age and older. It is especially important for those at higher risk of developing serious complications from the flu. See a complete list of people at higher risk is available on the CDC website at www.cdc.gov/flu/highrisk/index.htm.
Flu vaccines can be administered at the same time as COVID-19 vaccines or other immunizations.
SNHD notes that the flu season was mild last year, with just six deaths and 50 hospitalizations — compared to 2019, when there were 54 deaths and 1,398 hospitalizations. Some of the safety measures put in place for COVID-19 likely kept the flu at bay. With schools and businesses reopened, people need to be on guard against the flu.