Drive-through COVID-19 vaccinations at Texas Station are scheduled to begin Tuesday
LAS VEGAS (KLAS) – Efforts are stepping up to make the COVID-19 vaccine more accessible.
Another large installation opens tomorrow in the valley.
Those in need of a vaccine can go to Texas Station in North Las Vegas.
It’s a drive-thru… you don’t even have to leave your car. The Southern Nevada Health District is doing everything it can to make your life easier.
Starting Tuesday, the first floor of the Texas Station Hotel and Casino parking lot will be the drive-thru site.
The first or second doses of Pfizer vaccine are available.
At the same time, Texas Station is still offering COVID-19 testing.
This will help Las Vegas move towards a full reopening, removing capacity restrictions and social distancing requirements.
North Las Vegas city councilor Scott Black and chairman of the health district board said the location will target residents of north and northwest Las Vegas. This will help to reach those who have hesitated to get vaccinated.
“We invited Pamela Goynes-Brown, City Councilor, who came into the community to talk to trusted people and to bring in trusted people in the community – religious leaders, political leaders, community influencers – to talk about their experiences. when it comes to why it’s so important, ”Black said.
“So really, it’s a multi-pronged effort to talk about the science and the facts, and also to impart a level of confidence and let these people know that it’s good, useful and the best alternative,” he said. he declared.
There are currently 500 appointments booked daily for the start of this week. They have the capacity to make 1,000 a day.
The vaccination clinic will be open from 7 a.m. to noon, seven days a week for the next six weeks.
And the Las Vegas Convention Center also offers driving shots. These are from Tuesday to Saturday.