Churchill County Announces Next Date for COVID Vaccines

  • 2021-02-22, 09:08 AM (update 2021-02-22, 02:37 PM)
  • Source: Churchill County Public Information Officer
Churchill County Announces Next Date for COVID Vaccines Healthcare staff prepares vaccinations at the fairgrounds.
Additional age and employment groups now eligible for vaccine at fairgrounds  

Churchill County’s next date for eligible groups to receive the free COVID vaccine will be Thursday, Feb. 25 at 10 a.m. at the county fairgrounds, 325 Sheckler Road in Fallon. Vaccines are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

First Doses

Feb. 25 at 10 a.m. drive-in, no appointments needed. Arrive via Miner’s Road off Hwy 95 south:

Now serving:

Continuing to serve:

  • Ages 70+
  • Ages 65+
  • Department of Corrections employees, law enforcement/public safety employees, local emergency operators, education and childcare employees and Nevada System of Higher Education frontline educators, staff and students
  • Community support frontline staff including those working to serve vulnerable populations with food service, shelter services, court/legal and social services; essential public transportation workers, state and local government officials and staff limited to 1.2 of the State plan, essential public health workforce and mortuary services

Employees of any of the groups listed must be employed in Churchill County, bring proof of employment such as a recent paystub, letter of employment signed by the business owner or employer-issued identification to receive the vaccine. Residents should bring proof of age (like a current driver’s license).

To expedite your vaccination process, please print and fill out the “COVID-19 Questionnaire” and “Pre-Vaccination Checklist” forms on the county’s website and bring them with you to the fairgrounds.

Second Doses ONLY

Feb. 24 and 25 from 1-5 p.m. at the fairgrounds; arrive via Sheckler Road.

Please refer to your vaccination card to see when you are eligible for your second vaccine dose.

To expedite your vaccination process, please print and fill out the “COVID-19 Questionnaire” and “Pre-Vaccination Checklist” forms on the county’s website and bring them with you to the fairgrounds.

Getting to the Churchill County Fairgrounds

First Vaccine: All persons using the fairgrounds for their first vaccine should arrive via Miners Road from Highway 95 south. Anyone blocking state highways (including Hwy 95 and Sheckler) will be cited by law enforcement.

Second Vaccine: Those arriving for their second vaccine should use the Sheckler Road entrances to the fairgrounds.

  • Churchill Area Regional Transportation, or CART, is available to take local eligible vaccine populations who don’t have a ride to the fairgrounds to receive their COVID vaccine. Masks are required when riding the CART bus. CART can provide free rides for up to 12 people each vaccination date. To arrange for a ride to the fairgrounds, call CART at (775)428-2988 weekdays between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. This service will continue each week during vaccination dates at the fairgrounds until further notice.
  • Medicaid recipients needing a ride to the fairgrounds for the vaccine should contact Medicaid for an expedited request. Medicaid is waiving the five-day ride request requirement for those seeking the vaccine.
  • Special Arrangements - If you or someone you know cannot access CART or leave their home to obtain the vaccine please call (775)423-6695, option 2 to be reviewed for alternative options.

Banner Churchill Community Hospital

Banner currently is only offering second-dose vaccines to those 70 and older who have already received their vaccine at Banner. Call (775)867-7740 to make a second dose vaccine appointment at the hospital. Banner is no longer serving new vaccine patients.

Walmart

Walmart in Fallon now offers the vaccine to those 70+ via appointment through their online portal: https://www.walmart.com. You will need an email and to create an account to schedule your vaccine at Walmart.

Walgreens

Walgreens offers the vaccine to those 70+ via appointments through their online portal: https://www.walgreens.com/findcare/vaccination/covid-19. You will need an email and to create an account to schedule your vaccine at Walgreens.

As vaccines continue to roll out, Churchill County will work as efficiently as possible to administer these vaccines over the coming weeks. Additional vaccine dates and information will be provided on the county’s website when available.

 

 

Source: Churchill County Public Information Officer

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