• May 12, 2021
  • 1:14 PM

Covid-19 Vaccine Update from the VA Healthcare Systems Serving Nevada


The VA is providing Covid-19 vaccinations for veterans, age 65 or older. An appointment is required to receive the vaccine. Please reach out to one of the listed points of contact for your VAMC to arrange for an appointment.

From the Sierra Nevada Veterans Health Care System (Reno)

VA Sierra Nevada Health Care System is excited to provide the COVID-19 Moderna vaccine to eligible and actively enrolled veterans. We are following VA Prioritization Tier Levels.  Currently, we are scheduling Tier 3a and above (Tier 1 and Tier 2) candidates, which includes veterans 65 years and older.  We will contact you once you are eligible.

Eligible veterans must make an appointment prior to receiving a COVID-19 vaccine. Please, no walk-ins. Reno VA Medical Center is not maintaining waiting lists. However, if you are a veteran and would like to receive COVID-19 vaccine updates and express interest in receiving the vaccination, we strongly encourage you complete the brief survey: Here

From the Southern Nevada Veterans Health Care System (N. Las Vegas)

For enrolled veterans age 80 and older, no registration/appointment is necessary. Just walk-in to the North Las Vegas VA Medical Center Monday-Friday between 7:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. (Note: Walk-in services are not available at any other locations, at this time).

For enrolled veterans ages 70-79, call 702-791-9185 to make an appointment to receive your vaccine. (Please DO NOT call this line to ask vaccine questions. It’s for scheduling only).

From the Salt Lake Veteran Healthcare System (covering Elko, White Pine, Pershing Counties)

The George E. Wahlen VA Medical Center will be the primary vaccination hub for Veterans in Salt Lake City, Ogden, Orem, South Jordan and Logan. Idaho Falls, Pocatello and St. George clinic veterans will be vaccinated at those clinics. VA Clinics not mentioned above will be vaccinated through local health departments (Clinic information was updated on February 10, 2021).