Empty vials of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine are seen at a vaccination center at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas on Jan. 22.
Carson City Health and Human Services is rescheduling the COVID-19 vaccination event that was scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 17 at the Lyon County Fairgrounds in Yerington, according to a news release.
This second dose event is rescheduled for Friday, Feb. 19 at the Lyon County Fairgrounds, 100 U.S. Highway 95A East) in Yerington. The appointment times will remain the same. CCHHS is not canceling events or appointments.
Due to winter weather occurring across the country, there has been in a delay in the delivery of the COVID-19 vaccine allocation to CCHHS.
Individuals will receive an email confirmation of their second dose appointment with the new date. If the individual does not have an email, they will receive a phone call from CCHHS notifying them of the rescheduled date.
This event is for those who received their first dose of Moderna COVID-19 vaccine on Jan. 20. The Moderna COVID-19 vaccine is a series vaccine consisting of two doses administered 28 days apart.
Events are by appointment only. Those without an appointment and those who are not eligible will be turned away. Call the Quad-County COVID-19 Hotline Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at 775-434-1988.
For information the COVID-19 vaccine and to see who is currently eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine in the Quad-County Region, visit https://gethealthycarsoncity.org/novel-coronavirus-2019/covid-19-vaccine/.