What to Expect

Appointments for the COVID-19 vaccine through Renown are now available. Anyone 18 years or older may schedule through MyChart. For minors ages 16 and 17, please fill out this form. For assistance, please call 775-982-2781. Please be patient as call volumes may be high.

After Getting the Vaccine at Renown’s Drive Thru

After you receive the vaccine, our team will direct you to an observation area where you will wait for 15 minutes. Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) and support volunteers patrol the area and may ask how you are feeling.

As with all vaccinations, there is potential for injection site reactions (redness, swelling and pain) as well as fever, fatigue, headache, chills, vomiting, diarrhea, muscle pain and/or joint pain.

Vaccine Types

The FDA has issued the Emergency Use Authorization for three COVID-19 vaccines. Here are the ones currently distributed by Renown Health:

Learn more about COVID-19 vaccines on the CDC website.


Second Dose

The COVID-19 vaccine requires two doses. Please login to MyChart 3-5 business days after your appointment to schedule the second dose of this vaccine.​

More Information about Vaccines


The CDC has learned of reports that some people have experienced severe allergic reactions—also known as anaphylaxis—after getting a COVID-19 vaccine. As an example, an allergic reaction is considered severe when a person needs to be treated with epinephrine—or EpiPen©—or if they must go to the hospital.

Further allergic reaction information can be found on the CDC website.


Volunteer and patient getting a vaccine

Eligibility Information

Check here for updates on eligible groups at Renown.

More Information on Eligibility

Drive-thru vaccine patients

Getting There

Your confirmed vaccination appointment in MyChart will include your scheduled time and location.

Vaccine Drive-Thru

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