Since the pandemic began, COVID-19 has been an evolving situation. Every day, there are more updates, mandates and adjustments that make this ordeal more difficult to navigate. The latest change is the Omicron variant, which was first detected in Nevada by the Southern Nevada Public Health Laboratory.

Because of the adjustments and adaptations, it’s difficult to keep up on what new challenges face our communities and what actions you need to take. This is why those trying to help, like the Southern Nevada Health District, are thoroughly focused on getting southern Nevadans informed and then vaccinated.

Providing access and insight to reliable information and resources regarding the vaccine has become paramount for health precautions. That’s why the Southern Nevada Health District offers multiple outlets to keep you informed about how to help combat the variant that’s circulating within our communities. But the best option to protect yourself, your family, and your community are the COVID-19 vaccines and boosters. Along with other effective and easy protection practices, using free resources like the vaccine and booster gives us a much stronger chance to defend ourselves from possible future variants and finally get control of this terrible virus.

The Health District provides vaccinations in neighborhood clinics throughout Clark County, administered by caring public health professionals whose mission is to make Nevada a healthier place to live. A mobile-friendly website at provides the latest news, daily data updates, facts and resources so southern Nevadans can be prepared for the next challenge COVID-19 presents.