COVID-19 vaccine information

Anyone 12 and older is eligible to receive the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine, and anyone 18 and older is eligible to receive the Moderna or Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) vaccine.

Student vaccine requirement

On August 20, 2021, the Nevada Division of Public and Behavioral Health approved COVID-19 vaccine requirements for the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) students. All undergraduate and graduate students who plan on enrolling for the Spring 2022 semester are required to provide documentation of a completed vaccination series against COVID-19 before enrolling.

Employee vaccine requirement

The Nevada System of Higher Education Board of Regents approved an emergency amendment to the NSHE Code that sets forth policies and procedures enacting a mandatory COVID-19 vaccine requirement for all NSHE employees, effective Dec. 1.

Want more information about COVID-19 vaccines?

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) offers a wealth of information regarding COVID-19 vaccines, including how they workpossible side effects, preparing for your vaccine, information on mRNA vaccines and more.

Johnson & Johnson's (Janssen)

Johnson & Johnson's Janssen vaccine requires a single shot. Learn more about the Janssen vaccine, including Janssen's list of ingredients, possible side effects and clinical trial data.

Moderna

The Moderna COVID-19 vaccine requires two shots, 28 days apart. Learn more about the Moderna vaccine, including Moderna's list of ingredients, possible side effects and clinical trial data.

Pfizer-BioNTech

The Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine requires two shots, 21 days apart. Learn more about the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine, including Pfizer's list of ingredients, possible side effects and clinical trial data.