COVID-19 Vaccine Information
COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution at Community Health Alliance
Your COVID-19 vaccine clinic was organized so well, and everyone who assisted me were pleasant, professional and seemed to really enjoy helping the community. – Susie
Community Health Alliance’s vaccine clinics are operating by appointment only and are based on vaccine availability from the Washoe County Health District.
We are currently vaccinating individuals 65 and older, patients and non-patients. This age range has been set by the State of Nevada in their NV COVID-19 Playbook.
We are holding clinics every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. We will also host one clinic one Saturday per month.
The next Saturday clinic will be on March 20, 2021. During this clinic, individuals receiving their second-dose vaccines will receive Moderna. Individuals receiving their first vaccine will receive Janssen (Johnson & Johnson).
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*Check back regularly as appointments throughout the week become available due to appointment cancellations or no shows.
If you are interested in receiving the COVID-19 vaccine and would like to be put on a waitlist at Community Health Alliance, please email us at email@example.com with your first name, last name, date of birth, age, zip code and phone number. Plans are in place to randomly select those on the waiting list based on the prioritization lanes set by Washoe County Health District. If you do not have access to a computer, please call our Wells Ave. Health Center pharmacy at (775) 336-3035.
You may also add your name to the Washoe County Health District waiting list by filling out this form. Currently, they are advising anyone 65 and older to sign up for their wait list. Plans are in place to randomly select those on the waiting list to receive a COVID-19 vaccine from health partners across the county as vaccines become available.
What to Expect
Our vaccination events will take place at our Wells Ave. Health Center in Reno, NV | Google Map
Community Health Alliance will host drive-up or in-person walk-through events with social-distancing top of mind. In either situation, we ask that you wear a mask and bring the following to your appointment:
- 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 Vaccine Informed Consent Form (COVID) – 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. You will also receive status updates on where you are at in the queue the day 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.
For drive-up events, please park your car in the designated zones along the west side of the building marked with orange cones. Remain in your car and a member of our team will assist you with paperwork.
When you receive your vaccine, our team of volunteers and medical providers will ask you to wait in your car (or in our health center) for a minimum of 10 minutes to observe for any immediate reactions to the vaccine.
It is required that you return for the second dose at 26-35 days after your first dose was received, depending on the manufacturer. We will contact you to schedule your second appointment.
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 received any other vaccinations in the last 14 days
- You have had anaphylaxis to the COVID-19 vaccine
COVID-19 Vaccine Types
Learn more about the three vaccine types available in Washoe County:
- Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine
- Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine
- Janssen (Johnson & Johnson) COVID-19 Vaccine
Please visit the Regional Information Center’s website for the most up-to-date COVID-19 vaccine information – including who the vaccine is currently available for in Washoe County and vaccine safety questions.