Nevada Wolf Pack Men’s Basketball will play against Wyoming this Saturday, but some of the most important shots made will be by a pharmacist. Immunize Nevada, Walgreens and the Nevada Wolf Pack are hosting a free flu vaccine clinic before the game begins, from 2 p.m. through half-time. Vaccinations are available for attendees ages 7 […]
The Southern Nevada Health District has reported its first flu-related deaths in Clark County for the 2015-16 season – two males each over the age of 60. The Health District reminds Southern Nevadans that flu season typically peaks in January and February and there is still time to receive a flu vaccine.
Reno, Nev. (November 4, 2015) – It may be common knowledge that the flu is a miserable experience – characterized by severe aches, chills, high fever, cough/runny nose and a desire to stay in bed until the illness has run its course. But what some may not realize is that the flu is also a […]
Reno, Nev. (October 5, 2015) – This weekend was significant for an inauspicious reason, according to the Centers for Disease Control – it marked the date the CDC officially began tracking cases of the flu. October 4 was the official beginning of flu season. “Seasonal flu vaccines are your best protection against getting flu,” said […]
Douglas County Community Health is offering free flu shot vouchers to anyone who donates two cans of food between January 5 and 9, 2015.
Carson City Health & Human Services is offering free flu shot vouchers to anyone who donates two cans of food between January 5 and 9, 2015.
Reno, NV (December 10, 2014) – Pregnant women are strongly advised to get the flu vaccine as it protects them and their unborn child even after it’s born. And, as flu vaccines are not advised for children under 6 months old, this could be the only protection a newborn infant gets from the potentially life-threatening […]
Reno, NV (December 8, 2014) – Nevadans should take note: Despite headlines that saturated media last week, the CDC still strongly advises that everyone 6 months and older should get a flu vaccine this season. “Most media attention seemed to focus on the secondary message in last week’s release distributed by the Centers for Disease […]
Las Vegas, NV (December 2, 2014) – December 7-13 marks Vaccinate Nevada and National Influenza Vaccination Week. The awareness week is a reminder that it’s not too late to get a flu vaccine to help protect Nevadans from influenza and complications, just as we enter into the holiday season. Southern Nevada Immunization Health Coalition (SNIHC) […]
Reno, NV (November 7, 2014) – Immunize Nevada is partnering with Walgreens to offer veterans, and their families, free influenza vaccinations on Veteran’s Day, November 11. The clinic will be at the Veterans Guest House, 880 Locust St, Reno, NV 89502, Tuesday, November 11, from noon to 3:00 p.m. Vaccines are available on a first-come […]
Reno, NV (November 13, 2014) – Immunize Nevada is partnering with Walgreens to offer Northern Nevadans free influenza vaccinations at the Reno Bighorns opening game, being held at Reno Events Center, Friday, November 14. The vaccines will be available from 6:00 p.m. to halftime. Vaccines are available on a first-come first-served basis and are available […]
Reno, NV (November 5, 2014) – Immunize Nevada was named The Chamber’s “Healthiest Place to Work” in the small category, at the 7th Annual Employer Health Forum held on Thursday, October 16. The spirit of the Healthiest Place to Work Award is to celebrate local businesses that have successfully implemented unique health-inspired programs, while sharing […]
This flu season, Immunize Nevada and the Southern Nevada Immunization and Health Coalition (SNIHC) are encouraging Nevadans to pair up for the annual trek to get their flu vaccine, launching a “2 Against Flu” campaign. Nevadans are encouraged to post photos of themselves in pairs using the hashtag #2AgainstFlu on the Immunize Nevada Facebook page […]
Reno, NV (September 15, 2014) – Immunize Nevada Executive Director Heidi Parker was one of five speakers featured in a national Immunization Action Coalition webinar on Thursday, September 11. Nearly 100 immunization coalition leaders, members and collaborators tuned in for the online event, “What’s New in 2014-2015 for Influenza Vaccination.” Parker described the Nevada coalition’s […]
Reno, NV (September 29, 2014) – Free flu vaccines will be available at a Senior Flu Clinic held at the Neil Road Community Center, 3925 Neil Road, Friday, Oct. 17 from 10 a.m. to noon. Vaccines are available at no cost through the Walgreens voucher program, but seniors with insurance cards are asked to bring […]
Reno, NV (September 30, 2014) – Free flu vaccines will be available at the Walgreens/Immunize Nevada Clinic held at the Outlets at Sparks, 1310 Scheels Drive, Sparks, Saturday, October 4 from 10 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Vaccines are available for everyone 7 and older at no cost through the Walgreens voucher program, but those with […]
(RENO, Nev.), February 26, 2014— In an effort to help prevent the spread of influenza and remind people that it’s not too late to get a flu vaccine, Immunize Nevada and the Washoe County Health District are partnering to offer a community flu clinic on Tuesday, March 4 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at […]
With 25 states reporting widespread levels of influenza activity in the US including Nevada, Washoe County residents are seeking options to get an annual flu vaccine. Immunize Nevada, Boys and Girls Club of Truckee Meadows and Washoe County Health District are partnering to offer a community flu clinic on Tuesday, January 14 from 4 p.m. […]
Immunize Nevada, Southern Nevada Immunization and Health Coalition (SNIHC), Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield and Walgreens are reminding Nevadans that it’s not too late to get an annual flu vaccine during National Influenza Vaccination Week (NIVW), December 8-14. Many health plans and healthcare providers including community pharmacies also offer flu vaccines. Play it safe! There’s […]
What: A free flu clinic for those 6-months and older is taking place this Thursday, December 12 from noon to 3 p.m. on a first come, first serve basis while vaccine supplies last at St. Therese Church of the Little Flower in Reno. No insurance or ID card is required. This event is part of […]
What: Immunize Nevada, Anthem and Walgreens are kicking off Vaccinate Nevada Week a statewide effort to remind people it’s not too late to get an annual flu vaccine during National Influenza Vaccination Week (NIVW), December 8-14. In celebration of Vaccinate Nevada Week, there are several opportunities to receive an annual flu vaccine at no cost. […]
Flu season is here and that means one thing: spreading the message about the importance of getting an annual vaccine and helping people find resources to access vaccines. The Southern Nevada Immunization and Health Coaltion (SNIHC) has coordinated more than 20 opportunities for those without health insurance to get a no-cost flu vaccine. Community Clinics are scheduled throughout Southern Nevada at […]
There are several opportunities to receive an annual flu vaccine at no cost throughout Northern Nevada this month. Supplies at free clinics are limited and will be distributed on a first come first serve basis. Many health plans and healthcare providers, including community pharmacies offer flu vaccines. Additional community clinics are taking place throughout Nevada. […]