Churchill County continues to offer COVID vaccine and testing opportunities in January to anyone age 5 years and older. Vaccines are offered at both the Miner’s Road Public Health Site and the William N. Pennington Life Center; testing is only offered at Miner’s Road. Vaccines and PCR testing offered Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays in January. No services are offered Jan. 17 due to the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday. All three vaccines (Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson) are available at all vaccine clinics. Booster shots are available to anyone 16 and older who is six months out from their second dose of Pfizer or Moderna or two months out from the one-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine. Be sure to bring your vaccination card with you if seeking a booster, second or third dose. While county public health does not have rapid tests to offer, residents may buy their own and bring it to any testing clinic and county health staff will administer the test and certify the results. Those seeking a PCR COVID test and the quickest results possible may pre-register for testing. PCR tests taking 2-4 days for results. Churchill County continues to offer monoclonal antibody treatment for eligible individuals with a physician’s referral. Blood pressure checks also offered at the Pennington Life Center on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Seasonal flu shots offered to anyone six months and older (minors with parental consent) at all vaccine clinics in January. For schedules and information, go to https://nv-churchillcounty2.civicplus.com/DocumentCenter/View/16256/Vax_test-schedule-012022.
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