LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Veterans and their spouses who may be organ transplant recipients or are considered to have weakened immune systems will be able to receive an additional dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.
According to a news release from VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System, people with significant immunocompromised are at an increased risk of poor outcomes from COVID-19. Data suggests an additional dose of the vaccine can enhance their antibody responses.
The VA is offering both the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines on an appointment-only basis at the North Las Vegas Medical Center from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.
An appointment can be scheduled by calling this number: (702) 791-9185.