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Weather elsewhere in US forces delay of Pahrump vaccine clinic

A COVID-19 vaccine clinic scheduled for Wednesday in Pahrump has been canceled resulting from a delayed supply of vaccine doses, in accordance with a spokesman for Nye County.

Spokesman Arnold Knightly mentioned in an announcement Tuesday afternoon that “severe storms across the country” have prompted delays.

“Nye County is monitoring this situation closely and is working with the State of Nevada to get vaccine doses as soon as possible,” Knightly mentioned. “We ask Pahrump and Nye County residents to continue to be patient as County Emergency Management and its partners work to secure doses for everyone who wants to be vaccinated.”

Anyone who had an appointment for Wednesday’s clinic will likely be notified by way of e mail, textual content, or cellphone name each time a rescheduled clinic is scheduled, Knightly mentioned.

The Nevada Department of Health and Human Services mentioned in an announcement Tuesday that the state is conscious of the issue and is working to resolve it as quickly as potential.

“Our team is monitoring closely and working with health districts and pharmacies that may be affected,” division spokeswoman Shannon Litz mentioned in an e mail Monday afternoon. “We ask Nevadans to continue to be patient at this time.”

Southern Nevada Health District additionally famous the chance that vaccine deliveries might be delayed by wintry climate sweeping throughout a lot of the U.S.

Contact Alexis Ford at [email protected] or 702-383-0335. Follow @alexisdford on Twitter.