CCHHS is also reporting 10 new cases and 76 additional recoveries of COVID-19 in the Quad-County Region. This brings the total number of cases to 11,796, with 10,636 recoveries and 221 deaths; 939 cases remain active.
*Population information taken from the Nevada Health Response Dashboard found at https://nvhealthresponse.nv.gov/
Quad-County residents ages 16-64 years old with underlying conditions are eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. While CCHHS recommends those ages 16-64 with underlying health conditions be vaccinated by their health care provider or pharmacy, they are now able to receive the vaccine at any Quad-County vaccination event. Starting April 5th, all Quad-County COVID-19 vaccination events will be open to residents ages 16 and older.
Residents ages 16 to 17 years old can receive the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine. The Janssen and Moderna vaccines are only authorized for use in individuals ages 18 and older. When scheduling an appointment, the vaccine type is included in the name of the event.
Appointments for next week are now available. To schedule an appointment and for more information on the COVID-19 vaccine visit https://gethealthycarsoncity.org/novel-coronavirus-2019/covid-19-vaccine/.For questions on vaccine eligibility, appointment confirmations, or to arrange for testing, call the Quad-County COVID-19 Hotline Monday through Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. Spanish speakers are available. The phone number is (775) 434-1988.