COVID-19 Vaccine Information

We are providing COVID-19 vaccines to patients and non-patients at select health centers as well as community events in Northern Nevada.

Community Health Alliance is providing the COVID-19 vaccine to patients and non-patients by appointment only.

See below for specific details regarding vaccines, age groups and timelines.

  • Pfizer COVID-19 monovalent vaccine for people who are 5 years of age or older. Parent or legal guardian must be present for minors.
  • Pfizer COVID-19 bivalent vaccine booster for people who are 5 years of age or older. Parent or legal guardian must be present for minors.
  • Moderna COVID-19 monovalent vaccine booster for people who are 12 years of age or older. Parent or legal guardian must be present for minors.
  • Moderna COVID-19 bivalent vaccine booster for people who are 12 years of age or older. Parent or legal guardian must be present for minors.
  • Third Pfizer or Moderna COVID-19 monovalent vaccine to people who are moderately or severely immunocompromised.

Vaccines will be administered inside select Community Health Alliance health centers.

View Appointment Availability

If you do not have access to a computer or need an Uber voucher to get your COVID-19 vaccine, please call our Wells Ave. Health Center pharmacy at (775) 336-3035.

Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine Boosters

Community Health Alliance is providing COVID-19 bivalent vaccine booster doses of:

  • Pfizer to individuals 5 years of age and older as a single booster dose administered two months after either:
    • Completion of primary vaccination with any authorized or approved monovalent COVID-19 vaccine, or
    • Receipt of the most recent booster dose with any authorized or approved monovalent COVID-19 vaccine
  • Moderna to individuals 12 years of age and older as a single booster dose administered two months after either:
    • Completion of primary vaccination with any authorized or approved monovalent COVID-19 vaccine, or
    • Receipt of the most recent booster dose with any authorized or approved monovalent COVID-19 vaccine

Third Pfizer or Moderna COVID-19 Dose for the Immunocompromised

Community Health Alliance is providing the third COVID-19 vaccine dose of Pfizer or Moderna to people who are moderately to severely immunocompromised and meet certain criteria outlined by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

Those eligible include people who have received two doses of either Pfizer or Moderna and the second dose was at least 28 days ago AND:

  • Been receiving active cancer treatment for tumors or cancers of the blood
  • Received an organ transplant and are taking medicine to suppress the immune system
  • Received a stem cell transplant within the last 2 years or are taking medicine to suppress the immune system
  • Moderate or severe primary immunodeficiency (such as DiGeorge syndrome, Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome)
  • Advanced or untreated HIV infection
  • Active treatment with high-dose corticosteroids or other drugs that may suppress your immune response

We advise that people should talk to their healthcare provider about their medical condition and whether getting an additional dose is appropriate for them.

What to Expect

We ask that you wear a mask and bring the following to your appointment:

  • Identification
  • Insurance card and Medicare red, white and blue card (if applicable)
  • Clothing with easy access to your arm
  • Your CDC vaccine card from your first appointment (if applicable)
  • Completed Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine Informed Consent Form – English | Spanish
  • Completed Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine Informed Consent Form (Ages 12+) – English | Spanish
  • Completed Pfizer COVID-19 Pediatric Vaccine Informed Consent Form (Ages 5-11) – English | Spanish
    • If you are unable to print the form and complete it prior to your appointment, you will have the opportunity to fill it out on-site

After registering for an appointment online with Community Health Alliance, you will receive a confirmation text message or email to remind you of your appointment. If you need to cancel your appointment, we ask you to cancel 24 hours in advance so that we can fill your spot accordingly.

When you receive your vaccine, our team of medical providers will ask you to wait a minimum of 10 minutes to observe for any immediate reactions to the vaccine.

After you receive your first dose with Community Health Alliance, we will reschedule your second dose three weeks from your first dose. It is highly recommended that you make this appointment and time a priority as you will not be guaranteed a second dose on another date.

You are not advised to get the COVID-19 vaccine if you meet one of the following criteria:

  • You are ill at the time of your vaccination.
  • You have been diagnosed with COVID-19 in the past 14 days.
  • You have had anaphylaxis to the COVID-19 vaccine.

V-safe After Vaccination Health Checker

After your first vaccine, we recommend that you get started with CDC’s V-safe After Vaccination Health Checker, a smartphone-based tool that uses text messaging and web surveys to provide personalized health check-ins.

Locations

Nell J. Redfield Health Center, Sun Valley

Nell J. Redfield Health Center, Sun Valley

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Sparks Health Center

Sparks Health Center

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Wells Ave. Health Center

Wells Ave. Health Center

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