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More Information on the Vaccine and Who Is Eligible Now to Receive It


Elko County continues to administer the COVID-19 vaccine in coordination with the Nevada State Immunization Program (NSIP) and local health partners, including Northeastern Nevada Regional Hospital and Nevada Health Centers.  Since the start of the vaccine rollout in late December through February 2, 2021, Elko County has received an allocation of 5,145 first doses, including vaccine directly allocated to Smith’s pharmacy.  As of February 10, 2021, 5,015 first doses and 851 second doses have been administered for a total of 5,866 doses administered. 

While the vaccine eligibility criteria will remain the same for the next few weeks, we are working closely with the State Immunization Program to onboard additional vaccine providers to allow for more access within our communities.  Our ability to move into the next prioritization will largely depend on vaccine allocation over the next few weeks.    

Effective February 12, 2021, Walmart pharmacy will begin administering COVID-19 vaccine through the U.S. Federal Retail Pharmacy Program.  Eligible individuals can schedule an appointment directly via the Walmart website once appointments are available.  Visit the Elko County website at to review the eligibility criteria.    


Individuals may be required to provide the following documentation:

  • Identification
  • Proof of employment (to verify prioritization in one of the essential work force categories)
  • Health insurance information, if insured

If you meet the eligibility criteria, you may register for a COVID-19 vaccination at one of the locations below:

Vaccine Point of Distribution Events

February 12 – Jackpot, NV – Nevada Health Centers Clinic 12pm to 2pm MST
Serving the essential workforce and individuals age 65+

February 19 – Elko Senior Center from 9am to 12pm – serving individuals age 65+

2nd dose registration -

1st dose registration (limited to 50 doses) -

February 24 – Wells, NV from 9am to 12pm – serving the essential workforce and individuals 65+

February 26 and February 27 – Elko Convention Center from 9am to 1pm (9am to 10am for 65+ only)
1st and 2nd dose registration  -

Ongoing Vaccine Clinics
Northeastern Nevada Regional Hospital – serving the essential workforce and individuals age 65+

Smith’s Pharmacy (Elko and West Wendover) – serving individuals age 65+

Walmart Pharmacy – serving individuals age 65 and over

For additional information regarding vaccine administration, please visit or the Immunize Nevada webpage at Individuals may also contact the Immunize Nevada COVID-19 vaccine hotline 800-401-0946 between 8:00am and 8:00pm, seven days a week.