Health district offers no-cost immunizations for uninsured children

LAS VEGAS -- The Southern Nevada Health District if offering three no-cost immunization clinics in observation of National Infant Immunization Week.

"Vaccines are among the most successful and cost-effective public health tools available for preventing disease and death," said Dr. Rutu Ezhuthachan, chair of SNIHC and Medical Director for United Healthcare.

The no-cost clinics are for children who are uninsured or have insurance that doesn't cover vaccines. They will be held on the following dates:

  • Saturday, April 26 (10 a.m. - 2 p.m) - WIC Playdate: This clinic is only for families enrolled in the Nevada WIC program. It will be held at the Discovery Children's Museum, 360 Promenade Place, Las Vegas, NV 89106
  • Friday, May 2 (4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.) - Baby Happy Hour Health Fair: Sponsored by Helping Kids Clinic Trinity Life Center, 1000 E. St. Louis Ave., Las Vegas, NV 89104
  • Saturday, May 3 (10 a.m. - 1 p.m.) - Passport to Immunizations: Sponsored by SNHD, 330 S. Valley View Blvd. Las Vegas, NV 89152

 

Nevada WebIZ will be onsite at each clinic help parents or caregivers obtain their children's shot records. Parents can also visit www.izrecord.nv.gov to look up and print copies of their child's immunization record.


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