Have a COVID-19 vaccination appointment? RTC public transit can get you there!

2021-02-18T12:40:07-08:00| Categories: Press Releases| Tags: |

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 18, 2021

Karen Castro, RTC, 702-676-1698 Office, CastroK@rtcsnv.com
Sue Christiansen, RTC, 702-676-1891 Office, ChristiansenS@rtcsnv.com

Have a COVID-19 vaccination appointment? RTC public transit can get you there!
Transit services access Southern Nevada Health District vaccination locations valley wide

Click to Tweet: .@RTCSNV provides public transportation to @SNHDinfo vaccination locations valley wide. Transit routes and appointment information available at rtcsnv.com/coronavirus.

LAS VEGAS – The Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC) provides convenient public transit service access to Southern Nevada Health District (SNHD) COVID-19 vaccination locations. If you have an appointment for a vaccine at one of the local SNHD sites, you can get there using fixed route public transit, or by appointment if you are certified for paratransit service.

“As the public transportation provider for our community, the RTC’s ability to provide access to designated COVID-19 vaccination sites is critical,” said M.J. Maynard, RTC CEO. “Many of our riders are qualified to receive the vaccine now, and we want to be sure they have the ability to get there as safely and conveniently as possible.”

Individuals should visit southernnevadahealthdistrict.org to determine vaccination eligibility, locate a vaccination site and make an appointment. Once you have an appointment, visit rtcsnv.com/coronavirus for a full list of SNHD vaccination locations and accessible routes, or use the rideRTC mobile app for contactless trip planning and payment.

While vaccination sites change regularly and the RTC does not guarantee vaccination availability, the current Health District locations below are accessible through both fixed route transit and paratransit services:

Southern Nevada Health District

280 S. Decatur Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89107

Routes: 103 (Decatur); 207 (Alta/Stewart)

Cashman Center, Exhibit Hall B

850 N. Las Vegas Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89101

Routes: 113 (Las Vegas Blvd N); 208 (Washington)

UMC COVID-19 Vaccination Center at Encore, Brahms Ballroom

3131 S. Las Vegas Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89109

Route: Deuce (The Strip); 203 (Spring Mountain, Desert Inn, Lamb); 119 (Simmons & Koval)

Desert Pines High School

3800 E. Harris Ave, Las Vegas, NV 89110

Routes: 208 (Washington); 215 (Bonanza); 111 (Pecos/Green Valley)

Chuck Minker Sports Complex

275 N. Mojave Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89101

Route: 207 (Alta/Stewart)

Pearson Community Center

1625 W. Carey Ave, North Las Vegas, NV 89032

Route: 105 (MLK); 214 (East H Street / West D Street)

UNLV Student Union (Main Campus)

4505 S. Maryland Pkwy, Las Vegas, NV 89154 

Routes: 109 (Maryland Pkwy); Centennial Express (CX); 201 (Tropicana)

CSN Henderson Student Union

700 College Dr., Henderson, NV 89002

Routes: BHX “A” Branch; 402 (Henderson/Boulder City)

Las Vegas Convention Center Hall C1 (SECOND DOSE ONLY)

3150 Paradise Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89109

Route: 108 (Paradise)

Select Walgreens, Smiths Food & Drug locations

Varies; check retailer’s website for locations and availability

Varies; check retailer’s website for locations and availability

The RTC is committed to enhanced safety protocols during COVID-19, including additional cleaning and disinfecting, social distancing, mask enforcement, contactless fare payment options and real-time bus crowding information.

About the RTC
The RTC is the transit authority, designated metropolitan planning organization, regional traffic management agency and administrator of the Southern Nevada Strong comprehensive regional plan for the Las Vegas valley. The RTC’s vision is to provide a safe, convenient and effective regional transportation system that enhances mobility and air quality for citizens and visitors. The RTC encourages residents and visitors to use a variety of transportation choices to help reduce traffic congestion, clean the air and improve the quality of life in Southern Nevada. For more information about the RTC and its major initiatives or to download its transit app rideRTC, visit rtcsnv.com and stay informed by subscribing to our blog


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