COVID-19 Vaccine and Testing

Drive-Thru COVID-19 Vaccine and Testing Clinic Moves to New Location Oct. 4

Boosters and Third Doses Now Available

The drive-thru COVID-19 testing and vaccination clinic in the parking lot of UNLV’s Stan Fulton building will close at 10:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 30 and reopen at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 4, in the parking lot of the university’s Paradise Campus at 851 E. Tropicana Ave. The clinic is open to all members of the community and offers free COVID-19 vaccines and PCR tests.

New Location Starting Monday, Oct. 4: UNLV Paradise Campus, 851 E. Tropicana Avenue just east of Paradise Road across from the Thomas and Mack Center. Enter off Tropicana and Wilber Street, just east of the Paradise Campus.

Hours: Upon relocation, the site’s normal hours of operations will resume five nights a week, Sunday through Thursday, 5:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.

Cost: The clinic is open to all members of the community. Vaccines and tests are free.

No Appointments Required: You do not need to make an appointment, but pre-registration is recommended. Pre-registration is not an appointment, but enables a more efficient drive-through process and delivery of test results.

Tests and Results: Self-swab PCR tests are available, and results take about 72 hours to process. For information about test results, call 1-844-352-0010.

Vaccines: All three of the COVID vaccines approved for use in the United States — the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines, requiring two doses for maximum protection, and Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen one-shot vaccine — are available at the clinic.

COVID-19 Booster Shots: Booster doses are available to those who previously received the Pfizer vaccine and meet eligibility requirements.

Additional Doses for Immunocompromised: Third doses of Pfizer and Moderna are available for those who are moderately or severely immunocompromised and meet eligibility requirements.These doses are not considered booster shots.

Questions: The clinic is operated by Clark County, the Southern Nevada Health District, Nevada National Guard and Community Ambulance. For information about test results, call 1-844-352-0010.

Vaccines for UNLV Students, Faculty, and Staff Including Boosters and Third Doses

UNLV students, as well as faculty, staff and their dependents who are 12 years old and older can make appointments for COVID-19 vaccinations at the Student Health Center (SHC) and Faculty and Staff Treatment (FAST) Center. The Student Wellness Center is located on the UNLV campus on the first floor of the Student Recreation and Wellness Center.  

COVID-19 Booster Shots: Booster doses are available to those who previously received the Pfizer primary vaccine series and meet eligibility requirements.

Additional Doses for Immunocompromised: Third doses of Pfizer and Moderna are available for those who are moderately or severely immunocompromised and meet eligibility requirements.These doses are not considered booster shots but are to assist in the immune response to the vaccine for those who are immunocompromised.

Cost: There is no cost for COVID-19 vaccination, including third doses and boosters

Schedule: To make an appointment, students may call the SHC at 702-895-3370, and faculty, staff and dependents may call the FAST Center at 702-895-0630.

What to bring: Please bring your Rebel Card or another picture ID.  If you have received one or more previous doses of COVID-19 vaccine, you must bring your vaccination card or record with you.

Upcoming Vaccine Walk-In Hours and Special Events - No Appointment Required

COVID-19 vaccinations, including boosters, for students, faculty and staff are offered by the Student Health Center/FAST Center on a walk-in basis on the following days.  No appointment is necessary.

  • Oct. 12 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm Student Wellness Center
  • Oct. 19   9 am - 12 pm Student Wellness Center
  • Oct. 20 5 pm - 10 pm Homecoming Festival, Academic Mall
  • Oct. 27  9 am -12 pm Student Wellness Center

Questions: For more information, please call 702-895-3370.

COVID Antigen and PCR Testing for UNLV Students, Faculty/Staff

UNLV Student Health Center (SHC) and Faculty and Staff Treatment (FAST) Center offer rapid COVID antigen testing for $9 and PCR testing for $70 in our laboratory. The service is available to students, faculty, staff, and dependents (age 12 years and older).

Both tests determine if an individual is currently infected with COVID-19 with or without symptoms. Test results are usually available in approximately one hour for antigen testing and two hours for PCR testing.

Those without symptoms may call the SHC/FAST Center Laboratory at 702-895-0280 to schedule an appointment. Those experiencing COVID symptoms are encouraged to contact the SHC (for students) at 702-895-3370 or the FAST Center (for faculty, staff, and dependents) at 702-895-0630 to schedule an appointment with a health care provider for assessment and lab testing.

REPORT A COVID-19 CASE

Individuals who test positive for COVID-19 can help stop the spread by completing the online reporting form and taking other steps.

CDC Recommendations

The CDC recommends testing for:

  • People who have symptoms of COVID-19
  • People who have had close contact (within 6 feet of an infected person for a total of 15 minutes or more) with someone with confirmed COVID-19
  • People who have been asked or referred to get testing by their healthcare provider, local or state health department

COVID-19 Assessment Tools

Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to use the COVID-19 Assessment Tools within the RebelSAFE app daily or the CDC’s Self Checker to assess their health and identify symptoms.

Lost/Misplaced Vaccination Card

You can request a copy of your immunization record from the Southern Nevada Health District via the Records Request page and the section "Immunization Record." For assistance, contact izit@health.nv.gov or 775-684-5954.

Testing Locations

Find a testing location on the Nevada Health Response website or the Southern Nevada Health District website.

 Questionscoronavirus@unlv.edu