COVID-19 Testing Site at Thomas & Mack Center Opens

 COVID-19 testing is now offered inside the Thomas & Mack Center's Strip View Pavilion as part of a collaboration with University Police Services, Clark County, the Nevada National Guard, and UMC. 

This is a continuation of a collaboration that began in May with testing at the Tropicana Parking Garage adjacent the Thomas & Mack Center. Testing at this outdoor location ended on July 31. 

The new testing site will operate Tuesday-Saturday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Due to increased demand for testing, appointments are highly recommended to reduce wait times for patients. Individuals are encouraged to schedule appointments through UMC’s website at

  • From UMC’s home page, click on the “UMC COVID-19 Testing Center” banner, then select the “Public” option from the drop-down menu and chose the proper testing location. 
  • Those without online access or limited access can call UMC at (702) 383-2619 to schedule appointments.

The new site is open to adults and children and has separate indoor areas to accommodate those who arrive with and without symptoms. While appointments are urged, a walk-up testing station will serve those who arrive on a first-come, first-serve basis without appointments based on available supplies and staffing. 

Face coverings, social distancing, temperature checks, and symptom screenings will be required for all visitors entering the facility.
A calendar of testing events sponsored by the Southern Nevada Health District is available in English and Spanish on the SNHD website. The state of Nevada also has a COVID-19 test finding locator tool on its website that lists labs, pharmacies and other testing resources.  

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