Learn more about the COVID-19 vaccine
Get the latest COVID-19 vaccine updates and information for the Las Vegas valley community.
Vaccines are available to community members 12 years of age and older. To learn more about the vaccine in southern Nevada and who currently qualifies for the vaccine, visit the Southern Nevada Health District's website.
Southwest Medical eligibility for the COVID-19 vaccine
Southwest Medical is providing COVID-19 vaccines to our patients 18 years of age and older. If you are a Southwest Medical patient or an OptumCare Network of Nevada member that qualifies, walk in to one of the below locations. No appointment needed.
Central Las Vegas
Frequently asked questions
At this time, Southwest Medical is providing patients with the Moderna vaccine.
The Moderna vaccine is given in two doses, scheduled 28 days apart. For optimal immunity, it’s important that you commit to receiving both doses. Otherwise, your body will not build the immunity to effectively protect you from COVID-19. Your second dose will automatically be scheduled 28 days after your first dose.OR
These adverse events appear to be extremely rare. As of April 12, more than 6.8 million doses of the Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) vaccine have been administered in the U.S.
If you received the Johnson & Johnson vaccine and have new, on-set a severe headache, abdominal pain, leg pain or shortness of breath within 3 weeks after vaccination, or have other side effects that are bothering you or do not go away, do one of the following:OR
Not with Southwest Medical. If you qualify for the COVID-19 vaccine and are not a Southwest Medical patient, please visit the Southern Nevada Health District’s website on how you can schedule your appointment.OR
To get answers to your COVID-19 vaccine questions, please visit the Southern Nevada Health District's website.OR