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SNHD now offering second dose of COVID-19 at Cashman Center

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — The Southern Nevada Health District is now offering second doses of the covid-19 vaccine at Cashman Center, and in comparison with final week, this week, folks say they’re getting the vaccines lots faster.

There have been strains Tuesday, however final week, folks waited as much as 4 hours to get the vaccine. Bill Vickers obtained his second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. He stated the method to get it was “easy; it was great!”

“I called this morning they said they had an appointment at 11 a.m., I came down, I was in and out in 20 minutes,” Vickers stated.

8 News Now spoke to some folks, together with Vickers, who stated they have been carried out inside a half-hour. Vickers stated he was joyful to know Cashman opened after having a tough time on-line reserving an appointment.

“It kept showing me every day full, and so I was going to run out of time because you have to take a second dose within 42 days,” Vickers stated.

Last week the Las Vegas Convention Center had strains lasting as much as 4 hours. On Tuesday, folks have been nonetheless ready, however not as lengthy.

“I was surprised when I got here at 10:30 a.m. to see the line as long as it was, so it took me about an hour an a half to get through,” stated Jeff Mortensen, who obtained his second dose.

“I got here before 11, so it took me at least 45 minutes,” stated David Chan, obtained second dose.

People are urged to make the appointments on the date they got or quickly after. If you made a number of appointments you’re being requested to cancel utilizing the hyperlink the well being district despatched you.

In the meantime, many say they’re nonetheless having a tough time reserving on-line. Vickers says one other method labored for him, and he was capable of get in the identical day.

“Call the helpline,” Vickers stated.

Remember, the Southern Nevada Health District is now not accepting walk-ins at the Las Vegas Convention Center. And beginning on Friday, the Cashman Center will now not be a website for COVID-19 testing.