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Schools teaming with health district to make back-to-school vaccinations easier

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — In lower than a month, Clark County School District college students will head again to class.

Over the subsequent few weeks, households might be checking off their back-to-school to-do lists, which embrace numerous obligatory pictures for college students in kindergarten and seventh grade — in addition to the COVID-19 vaccine provided to children 12 and older.

A clinic within the southwest valley is one among many which can be additionally providing COVID-19 vaccines to households.

“We just wanted to get her vaccinated,” stated Van Le, who introduced his daughter, Melanie, to Faiss Middle School on Tuesday. She might be beginning highschool this fall.

“This is very convenient and it’s super fast,” he stated.

“I was just tired of not being able to be in super close proximity to my friends, and I wanted to be able to move on and really focus on my studies and not worry about anything else,” Melanie Le stated.

Faiss is one among many colleges providing vaccinations by the Southern Nevada Health District.

“Sometimes it becomes a family event, even here in our office, we’ll get the child and their parents a vaccine at the same time,” stated Dr. Michael Tenby of Centennial Pediatrics.

Dr. Tenby says it’s secure for youths to get their obligatory pictures and the COVID-19 vaccine on the identical time.

Although the timeframe has handed for college students to be totally immunized in opposition to COVID-19 earlier than college begins, Dr. Tenby says getting the shot now can nonetheless provide some safety and preserve them in school.

“They may feel sore for a day or two,” he stated. “They may not feel great the next day — yet another reason you may want to start the series before they go back to school so they miss less days of school.”

The Southern Nevada Health District is partnering with many colleges throughout the valley to host vaccination clinics.

The Health District affords back-to-school immunizations in addition to the backpack giveaway on the following places.

  • Main Public Health Center, 280 S. Decatur Blvd., Las Vegas
  • East Las Vegas Public Health Center, 570 N. Nellis Blvd., Suite D1, Las Vegas
  • Henderson Clinic, 2020 E. Horizon Dr., Suites A & C, Henderson
  • Mesquite Public Health Center, 830 Hafen Lane, Mesquite

And college clinic websites and dates are listed under:

CLINIC SCHEDULE:

Tuesday, July 13 and Wednesday, July 14, 10 a.m. – 4 pm.

(Back-to-school vaccines-Tdap, meningococcal and HPV vaccines can be found for youngsters age 12 and older. No appointment is required)

  • Monaco Middle School, 1870 N. Lamont St., Las Vegas, 89115

Tuesday, July 13 by Saturday, July 17, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

  • Brinley Middle School, 2480 Maverick St., Las Vegas, 89108
    (Back-to-school vaccines-Tdap, meningococcal and HPV vaccines can be found Tuesday by Friday for youngsters age 12 and older. No appointment is required)
  • Faiss Middle School, 9525 W. Maule Ave., Las Vegas, 89148
    (Back-to-school vaccines-Tdap, meningococcal and HPV vaccines can be found Tuesday by Friday for youngsters age 12 and older. No appointment is required)
  • Robinson Middle School, 825 Marion Dr., Las Vegas 89110
  • Sawyer Middle School 5450 Redwood St., Las Vegas 89118
  • Von Tobel Middle School 2436 N. Pecos Rd., Las Vegas 89115

Thursday, July 15 and Friday, July 16, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

(Back-to-school vaccines-Tdap, meningococcal and HPV vaccines can be found for youngsters age 12 and older. No appointment is required)

  • Canarelli Middle School, 7808 Torrey Pines Dr., Las Vegas 89139
  • Woodbury Middle School, 3875 E. Harmon Ave., Las Vegas 89121

Tuesday, July 20 and Wednesday, July 21, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

(Back-to-school vaccines-Tdap, meningococcal and HPV vaccines can be found for youngsters age 12 and older. No appointment is required)

  • Becker Middle School, 9151 Pinewood Hills Dr., Las Vegas 89134
  • Findlay Middle School, 5855 Lawrence St., North Las Vegas, 89081

Tuesday, July 20 by Saturday, July 24, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

  • Brinley Middle School, 2480 Maverick St., Las Vegas, 89108
    (Back-to-school vaccines-Tdap, meningococcal and HPV vaccines can be found Tuesday by Friday for youngsters age 12 and older. No appointment is required)
  • Faiss Middle School, 9525 W. Maule Ave., Las Vegas, 89148
    (Back-to-school vaccines-Tdap, meningococcal and HPV vaccines can be found Tuesday by Friday for youngsters age 12 and older. No appointment is required)
  • Robinson Middle School, 825 Marion Dr., Las Vegas 89110
  • Sawyer Middle School 5450 Redwood St., Las Vegas 89118
  • Von Tobel Middle School 2436 N. Pecos Rd., Las Vegas 89115

Thursday, July 22 and Friday, July 23, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

(Back-to-school vaccines-Tdap, meningococcal and HPV vaccines can be found for youngsters age 12 and older. No appointment is required)

  • Schofield Middle School, 8625 S. Spencer, Las Vegas 89123

Tuesday, August 3 and Wednesday, August 4, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m

(Back-to-school vaccines-Tdap, meningococcal and HPV vaccines can be found for youngsters age 12 and older. No appointment is required)

  • Brinley Middle School, 2480 Maverick St., Las Vegas, 89108
  • Monaco Middle School, 1870 N. Lamont St., Las Vegas, 89115

Thursday, August 5 and Friday, August 6

(Back-to-school vaccines-Tdap, meningococcal and HPV vaccines can be found for youngsters age 12 and older. No appointment is required)

  • Canarelli Middle School, 7808 Torrey Pines Dr., Las Vegas 89139, 3 p.m. – 6 p.m.
  • Woodbury Middle School, 3875 E. Harmon Ave., Las Vegas 89121, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Tuesday, August 10 and Wednesday, August 11, 4 p.m. – 6 p.m.

(Back-to-school vaccines-Tdap, meningococcal and HPV vaccines can be found for youngsters age 12 and older. No appointment is required)

  • Becker Middle School, 9151 Pinewood Hills Dr., Las Vegas 89134
  • Findlay Middle School, 5855 Lawrence St., North Las Vegas, 89081

Thursday, August 12 and Friday, August 13, 4 p.m.- 6 p.m.

(Back-to-school vaccines-Tdap, meningococcal and HPV vaccines can be found for youngsters age 12 and older. No appointment is required)

  • Faiss Middle School, 9525 W. Maule Ave., Las Vegas, 89148
  • Schofield Middle School, 8625 S. Spencer, Las Vegas 89123

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