Information will still be posted to gethealthycarsoncity.org by Carson City Health and Human Services.
Friday also marked two years to the day that it was announced that the Nevada National Guard would aid in the state’s response to the coronavirus.
Guard members served at testing events across the four counties, providing assistance to regional health authorities.
The Guard’s mission officially wraps up today. At the peak of the Guard’s involvement in April 2020, there were 1,139 members assisting the state, the largest domestic emergency response in its history. With Guard members on orders for more than 700 days, it was also the longest deployment in state history.
A total of 1,400 Nevada Guard members directly administered 821,227 coronavirus tests and 818,661 vaccinations across the state.
They also conducted traffic control and wrangled paperwork for the testing and vaccination clinics.
Vaccination clinics are expected to continue through April, though after that residents will have to obtain vaccinations through pharmacies.
Carson City Health and Human Services will conduct clinics 2:30-4 p.m. April 14 and April 28 at the Douglas County Community & Senior Center, 1329 Waterloo Lane, Gardnerville.
While the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines will be available, Janssen vaccines will stop being offered on April 11.
According to the Nevada Health Response homepage, Douglas County was seeing one new daily confirmed case of the virus after a total of 6,597 cases over the last two years. That figure is likely to be low, as residents’ self-testing isn’t reported to the state.
Douglas County Emergency Management reported distributing 9,000 free self-test kits.
No new hospitalizations have been reported and 91 deaths have been attributed to the virus since the first in August 2020. Nine of those deaths have occurred since Feb. 7, according to Nevada Health Response.
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