Pop-up COVID-19 vaccine events to be held at four locations this week

Vaccine sites at Food Bank at Stead Airport, Great Basin Brewery, Food Truck Friday and Juneteenth event

June 15, 2021 Reno/Sparks, NV – The Washoe County Health District has expanded COVID-19 vaccine availability to residents in Washoe County with four events coming up this week.

The event sites include the Food Bank at Stead Airport, Great Basin Brewery in Sparks, Food Truck Friday and the Juneteenth celebration. Vaccinators will be administering the Janssen (Johnson & Johnson) vaccine at the events. The Pfizer vaccine will also be administered at the Juneteenth and Food Truck Friday events.

“The community has been very supportive in our efforts to make it easy to get the COVID-19 vaccine.” said Kevin Dick, District Health Officer in Washoe County. “We hope that we can continue the expansion of our Point of Dispensing (POD) sites in order to accommodate different schedules. Thank you to all of those who allowed us to set up sites in the community to distribute the COVID-19 vaccine.”

The following sites will be set up and ready for distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine only on the dates identified below. The hours listed are only the vaccine administration hours; event times may differ.

Food Bank at Stead Airport

Thursday, June 17, 10 a.m. to noon

4895 Texas Ave, Reno, NV 89506

Vaccine: Janssen (Johnson & Johnson)

More info here.

Great Basin Brewery

Thursday, June 17, 3-7 p.m.

846 Victorian Ave, Sparks, NV 89431

Vaccine: Janssen (Johnson & Johnson)

More info here.

Food Truck Friday

Friday June 18 & June 25, 4-7 p.m.

2055 Idlewild Dr, Reno, NV 89509

Vaccine: Janssen (Johnson & Johnson) & Pfizer

More info here.


Saturday, June 19, noon to 3 p.m.

Dick Taylor Park, 1140 Beech St., Reno, NV 89512

Vaccine: Janssen (Johnson & Johnson) and Pfizer

More info here.

For more information on COVID-19 in Washoe County, go to our website www.COVID19Washoe.com. For updated COVID-19 stats, visit our Washoe County COVID-19 Dashboard.

The COVID-19 Regional Information Center is working together to deliver COVID-19 community updates in a unified manner. While press releases are only sent periodically for significant events, you can always get daily results on our website, https://covid19washoe.com/, our COVID-19 Dashboard or by following us on Twitter @COVID19Washoe. The entities include: City of Reno, City of Sparks, North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District, Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe, Regional Transportation Commission, REMSA, Reno Sparks Indian Colony, Reno Police Department, Reno Fire Department, Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District, University of Nevada, Reno, Washoe County, Washoe County Health District, Washoe County School District and Washoe County Sheriff’s Office. Also in the group are the area hospitals, Northern Nevada Medical Center, Renown Health and Saint Mary’s.