Immunize Nevada’s Coronavirus (COVID-19) Brief

We introduce our Coronavirus (COVID-19) Brief. This blog will be updated regularly with local and statewide information about the virus, health resources, and additional information that will best inform Nevadans on how to ensure their health. 

Shots for Tots During COVID-19

You may be wondering if you should still visit the doctor’s office or clinic for your child’s shots. Health experts strongly recommend children, especially infants and toddlers, continue to receive their immunizations on time. We encourage you to contact the office or clinic and ask how they're handling the coronavirus outbreak.

Wellness Visits in the Time of COVID-19

If you are a parent of an infant or young child, the current COVID-19 pandemic may have you questioning if taking your child to their pediatrician or healthcare provider for their wellness check or scheduled vaccine appointment is safe.

Getting a flu vaccine is never too late, even this far in the season.

February is here and the peak of winter seems to be coming to its end- unfortunately not the same can be said for the 2019-2020 flu season. Nevada has recently been placed within the categories of high and moderate on the CDC’s Influenza Like Illness map which compares flu-like activity of all 50 states.

The Where, When, and How of Accessing School-required Immunizations

Immunizations are on many families’ back-to-school list. Here’s where and how to get them.

Cut the line! Get no-cost back-to-school vaccines now with a Vaccine Voucher.

Find out where to get a vaccine voucher and how to use it for your child’s school-required immunizations.

Tonopah’s Beth Ennis Recognized Nationally for Contributions to Childhood Immunization

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Association of Immunization Managers (AIM) Recognize Ennis with CDC Childhood Immunization Champion Award

Immunize Nevada to host Community Baby Showers as Part of National Infant Immunization Week!

As part of our celebration of National Infant Immunization Week, April 27-May 4, Immunize Nevada will host two free community baby showers in northern Nevada. These baby showers will include a health resource fair and free immunization clinic for young children to get their recommended vaccines.

The Unknown (Vaccine) Hero: Dr. Maurice Hilleman

Vaccines have been saving children’s lives for centuries now. But nobody has helped more children than Dr. Maurice Hilleman. Known as the father of modern vaccines, Hilleman's tenacity and commitment to his craft paved the way for a safer world against infectious diseases.

CDC Information about Acute Flaccid Myelitis

It's always important to practice disease prevention steps, such as staying up-to-date on vaccines, washing your hands, and protecting yourself from mosquito bites.

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