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Updated: 7/16 5:26 pm
LAS VEGAS – This flu season the Southern Nevada Health District on Sept. 23 began to offer seasonal influenza vaccine at its public health centers. This season, the health district will offer the quadrivalent vaccine, which protects against four strains of influenza.

This is the first time the health district will offer the four-strain vaccine and it is the only type of vaccine that will be available for adults.

The four-strain inhaled vaccine is available for healthy children and adults between the ages of 2 and 49. Some injectable vaccines available for children between the ages of 6 months and 35 months who qualify for the Vaccines for Children program will be the traditional, three-strain immunization.

The quadrivalent shots are $40, the inhaled mist is $43 and both will be available at all health district locations. For more information, contact the health district’s immunization clinic at (702) 759-0850 or visit www.SNHD.info.

The quadrivalent vaccine provides additional protection than the more traditional immunization because it includes two influenza A strains and two influenza B strains. Most vaccine offers protection against two influenza A strains and one influenza B strain.

For the upcoming flu season, all inhaled mist vaccine will be a quadrivalent immunization across the country. Anyone with questions regarding which vaccine is right for him or her should contact a health care provider.


It is recommended that everyone 6 months of age and older get a yearly flu vaccination. The health district encourages everyone to get flu vaccinations, especially persons at high-risk of complications from the flu including children younger than 5 (children younger than 2 years old are at highest risk), adults 65 years of age and older, and pregnant women.

Immunizations are also available at the following health district locations:
  • Main Public Health Center, 330 S. Valley View Blvd. 
    Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. 
  • East Las Vegas Public Health Center, 560 N. Nellis Blvd., Suite E12, Las Vegas
    Monday – Thursday, 8 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. 
  • Henderson Public Health Center, 520 E. Lake Mead Parkway, Henderson
    Monday – Thursday, 8 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
  • North Las Vegas Public Health Center, 955 W. Craig Rd., Suite 103D, North Las Vegas
    Monday – Friday, 8a.m. – 12:30 p.m. and 1:15 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. 

Flu vaccines are covered under the federal Vaccines for Children program. Methods of payment for flu vaccine include Medicare Part B, Medicare Railroad Part B, Medicaid, Nevada Medicaid and Nevada Check-Up, Amerigroup Community Care Medicaid and Check-Up, and HPN Medicaid and Check-Up. The health district will accept debit or credit cards as well as cash. (checks are not accepted). Clients must present their Medicare insurance card or Medicaid voucher at the time of service.
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