As of Feb. 16, 2021, Nellis Air Force Base is at Health Protection Condition (HPCON) Bravo.
All beneficiaries may access the base.
Yes. The COVID-19 vaccine is available at the USO building near the satellite pharmacy to all TRICARE beneficiaries 12 years and older.
Interested beneficiaries may call the COVID Hotline at 702-653-2273 followed by option 9, option 1, option 1 to confirm eligibility and schedule a COVID-19 vaccine appointment. Appointments may also be scheduled online.
We are also providing second doses to those who have received their first dose.
Yes. vaccines are available in the local community. For details on who is currently eligible and how to make an appointment off base, visit http://covid.southernnevadahealthdistrict.org/vaccine/distribution/.
Yes. If you and/or your dependents are beneficiaries at MOMMC and you receive a vaccine off base, go to the MOMMC immunization clinic in person, and show them your vaccination confirmation card. They will update your/your dependent,s records accordingly.
A: Per a Secretary of Defense memo dated Feb. 4, 2021, all individuals on military installations and all individuals performing official duties on behalf of the Department from any location other than the individual's home, including outdoor shared spaces, will wear masks in accordance with the most current CDC guidelines.
Individuals must wear masks continuously while on military installations except:
Per Acting Secretary of the Air Force guidance dated Feb. 23, 2021, additional exceptions include:
To protect operational security as we preserve the nation’s combat readiness, the Air Force and the other military services are only releasing total numbers of service members with COVID-19 across their respective service, not at individual bases.
Nellis Air Force Base continues to report cases through the Southern Nevada Health District, which in turn releases the aggregate number of cases for the Southern Nevada area. Those numbers may be found here: https://www.southernnevadahealthdistrict.org/coronavirus#cases.
All personnel should stay home if they are feeling sick. Military personnel coordinate through the chain of command. Civilian and Contractor employees should follow prescribed processes. Commanders, supervisors and patients may call 702-653-CARE and press option 9 to be directed to a medical professional who can answer general questions related to the COVID-19 virus.
The COVID-19 vaccine is available to all TRICARE beneficiaries 16 and older.
Vaccine administration occurs at the USO Building (324 Rickenbacker Road) on Nellis Main Base, Monday-Friday until all doses are given.
To schedule an appointment, please see the following options
Call the COVID hotline at 702-653-2273, Option 9, Option 1, Option 1
Click here to schedule online
Scan the below QR code with your smartphone to schedule online.
***NOTE: Please be advised that the booking site on a smartphone will automatically default to today’s date, so press the ‘forward’ button until you reach the first bookable date/time and choose your desired date/time.
Current hours of operations are Wednesday through Friday, 7-11 a.m. and 1-3 p.m. Appointments are highly encouraged and walk-ins are welcome. Parking is available to the front of the building. For handicapped individuals, assistance will be available to you at the front of the USO building.
Second dose Moderna appointments are available ONLY on Thursdays and Fridays. Please call the COVID Hotline to schedule or walk in for your second dose. Moderna second dose is given no earlier than 28 days from the first dose.
You will be asked to provide your CAC, dependent ID, or your TRICARE coverage card to receive the vaccine. Please wear a short-sleeved shirt as the vaccine is administered in the upper arm. You will then be asked to wait 15 minutes in the waiting area after receiving your vaccine.
If appointment slots are full, please be patient and keep checking back. Appointments are also available off base and can be scheduled through the Southern Nevada Health District.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
U.S. Department of Defense
Department of Health and Human Services
DoD Vaccine Distribution Plan
Southern Nevada Health District Vaccine Distribution
U.S Air Force