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From Immunize Nevada:

Summer break is winding down and now is the time for children and teens to receive school-required immunizations. Starting Monday, August 12, Washoe County students head back to the classroom and University of Nevada, Reno students follow closely behind with classes beginning Monday, August 26. Children heading into daycare, elementary, middle school and college are required, by Nevada State Law, to be compliant and up-to-date with their immunizations. Parents can easily access their child's immunization records by contacting their healthcare provider, visiting Nevada WebIZ's parent portal at https://izrecord.nv.gov or by calling the Nevada WebIZ helpdesk at (775) 684-5954. 

Where to Get Immunizations:
Immunize Nevada recommends parents first check with their children's primary healthcare provider to receive the required back-to-school immunizations. Those children without a medical home can access the following events or community clinics offering back-to-school immunizations. Immunization costs vary, and those children without insurance qualify for the Vaccines for Children Program (VFC).

Friday, August 9, 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.
El Sol Back to School Immunization Fair, 1580 Hymer Ave., Ste. 120, Sparks
All required school immunizations while supplies last for children 0-18 at no cost. No ID necessary.

Ongoing Community Clinics
Saint Mary's Immunization Clinic, 1625 E. Prater Way, Suite 102, Sparks
Appointments are required for immunizations.
Clinic is open Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.
8 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., (775) 770-7100

Washoe County Health District, 1001 E. Ninth Street, Building B, Reno
Appointments are required for immunizations.
Clinic is open on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 8 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

To schedule an appointment call (755)328-2402 on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 8 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Please be patient as our phones can get very busy, and please note phones are not answered on Mondays and Wednesdays.

Community Health Alliance Clinics (formerly HAWC)
Appointments are available, as well as walk-ins.  Clinics accept Medicare, Medicaid and many private insurances.  Patients without insurance can qualify for a sliding fee scale. To find out more information about qualifying, please call one of the following Community Health Alliance locations:

HAWC Medical/Dental Center, Wells 1055 South Wells Ave., Reno
Monday through Friday,  7 a.m. to 5 p.m.,  (775) 329-6300

Nell J. Redfield Health Center at Neil Road, 3915 Neil Road, Reno
Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., (775) 870-4333

Nell J. Redfield Health Center at Sun Valley, 5295 Sun Valley Blvd #5, Sun Valley
Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., (775) 870-4334

HAWC Storey County Medical Center, 175 East Carson Street #A, Virginia City
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., (775) 284-3570

From Immunize Nevada

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