With coronavirus (COVID-19), the safety of the Las Vegas Paiute Clinic patients and visitors remains our top priority. The Las Vegas Paiute Tribe is closely monitoring COVID-19 developments in partnership with our local and state health departments and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC).
What are the symptoms?
Symptoms of COVID-19 may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus. These symptoms can range from mild to severe and include:
Shortness of breath
What can I do to protect myself and others?
Public health officials recommend the following steps to help prevent the spread of respiratory viruses, including influenza and COVID-19:
Avoid close contact with people who are sick
Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth
Stay home when you are sick
Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue
Practice good hand hygiene by washing your hands often, using either soap and water or alcohol-based hand gel for at least 20 seconds
Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces
NOTICE TO ALL CLINIC VISITORS
CORONA VIRUS COVID-19 HEALTH
PROTOCOLS ARE IN EFFECT
The Las Vegas Paiute Tribal Clinic has taken a number of steps to prepare for and respond to the novel coronavirus and COVID-19 outbreak.
Hours of Operation are still the same, without any changes, but are subject to change.
Please call (702) 382-0784 if you require additional information, regarding operating hours, and schedule changes.
Clinic will be closed during 12:00pm (Noon) hour, you may still call and contact the clinic during this time.
COVID-19 Update: Due to the surge in COVID-19 cases, we at Health and Human Services have adjusted our appointment capabilities to meet the requirements of Governor Sisolak's Stay at Home 2.0 directive. This does not however mean that we are closed. We have developed and utilized a robust system for Telehealth appointments that keeps you in touch with your providers. Call and schedule your appointments. Whether you have a need that requires an in-person appointment, an assessment via phone, or a virtual appointment, our team of healthcare professionals will review your symptoms and help guide you to the best option that meets your need.
COVID-19 Testing: As Nevada continues to experience a spike in COVID-19 cases, we are here to support testing, vaccination, and treatment needs. Daily testing is available by appointment. Have you been in close contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19, or are you experiencing symptoms that may be related to COVID-19? Call our main number (702) 382-0784 to speak with a member of our Medical team and schedule your COVID-19 test. Results are generally returned within 48 hours.
COVID-19 Vaccine: Vaccines are available daily by appointment or during your scheduled Medical visit. Call (702) 382-0784 to confirm availability and reserve your dose. We are currently offering the Moderna vaccine to anyone 18 and older, as well as the Pfizer vaccine to people 12 and up. Janssen is not currently supplied at our clinic.
COVID-19 Third Dose:
At this time, we are offering additional doses to severely immunocompromised people according to CDC guidance. If you believe you may be immunocompromised or have a question about a third vaccine dose, please call (702) 382-0784 to speak with a member of our Medical team and set up your appointment.
Holiday Hours Update: We will be closed for the Holidays from 12pm 12/23 through 8am 12/28. Schedule all appointments and prescription pick ups before the holiday to make sure you have everything you need.
Monday - Friday 8am - 4pm
By appointment only
Monday - Friday 8am-4pm
By appointment only
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 8am-4pm
By appointment only
What should I do if I feel like I have the symptoms?
If you have symptoms including cough, fever and shortness of breath, and are able to manage your symptoms on your own, stay home. If you are over 60 and have underlying conditions such as heart disease, lung disease, and diabetes, contact your doctor to discuss your risk.
If you need help managing your symptoms, but are not in need of emergency care, call your doctor. In order to prevent the spread of illness, it is important to call ahead before going to see a doctor.
If you experience severe respiratory distress and/or need immediate attention, call 9-1-1 and let them know you are concerned you may have COVID-19.
Center for Disease Control
Southern Nevada Health District
Dental Clinic Notice Effective June 1st, 2020.
Dental Office is open and welcoming patients back Monday through Thursday with strict best practices provided by the State of Nevada as well as Indian Health Services at this time.
Visitors will be required to comply with a screening prior to accessing dental waiting room.
Fridays will be reserved for Emergency Only Days as well as Monday through Thursday after hours.
Hygiene Offices return to a gradual opening, please contact dental clinic directly for more information.
DENTAL OFFICE UPDATE (COVID-19)
We are not an emergency or urgent care facility.
If you require immediate emergency services or urgent care, please call 911 or go to the nearest Emergency Room.
To improve the health status and quality of life for our patients by providing them culturally appropriate and holistic healthcare.
To promote a balanced physical, emotional and spiritual lifestyle.
Structure & Operations
Las Vegas Paiute Tribe Health & Human Services is operated by the Las Vegas Paiute Tribe in collaboration with the Indian Health Services that provides Medical, Dental, Optical and Behavioral Health outpatient services to all North American Federally Recognized Native American Tribes.
Outpatient Health Services
Las Vegas Paiute Tribe Health & Human Services specializes in outpatient health care and health education. Our Services include the following:
Illness diagnosis & treatment
Adult, Geriatric, Adolescent & Pediatric Care
Diabetes Mellitus Management
Physical (DOT/CDL/Well Child Check/School/Camp/Sports)
Audiology (Hearing Screening)
Well Women Exams
Las Vegas Paiute Tribe Health & Human Services Pharmacy Department provides responsive, cost effective, high quality health services that meets your needs. The foundations of our service include reasonable access, a commitment to excellence, a compassionate respectful attitude and full involvement of patient in health care decisions. Our services are offered on a reduced fee scale.
Requests for prescription refills may be called in to the Refill Hotline, (702) 382-0784 Option 6, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, for pick-up on the following workday. Refills are made subject to medication availability and remaining refill status.
Behavioral Health Services
Las Vegas Paiute Tribe Health & Human Service Behavioral Health Department provides behavioral health support services that include assisting individuals with behavioral/mental illness. Our Services include the following:
Substance Abuse Counseling
Las Vegas Paiute Tribe Health & Human Services Optometry Department provides vision services through eye & vision examination using state of the art instruments to diagnose and manage your eye care problems. We participate in vision plans that allow us to deliver the level of eye care consistent with our commitment. Lens and Frames are offered at a reduce fee scale.
Monday: 8:00am - 4:00pm
Wednesday: 8:00am - 4:00pm
Thursday: 8:00am - 4:00pm
Friday: 8:00am - 4:00pm
For Appointments call
(702) 382-0784 ext. 435
Patient Benefits Coordinator
Las Vegas Paiute Tribe Health & Human Services, Patient Benefits Coordinator is an advocate for those individual who needs assistance when applying for alternate resource program, (i.e Medicaid, Medicare, Private Insurance). The Patient Benefits Coordinator can assist in determining if the client qualifies for alternate resources, assists the client with completion of the application and follows up with the applicant and/or resource to assure completion of enrollment.
Las Vegas Paiute Tribe Health & Human Services uses an appointment system to reduce the waiting time for our patients. Walk-in patient are offered but not guaranteed the next available appointment time. Kindly give 24 hours notice if cancelling your appointment.
Click here to download Patient Registration form to fill in advance.
Special Diabetes Program for Indians S.D.P.I
In response to the diabetes epidemic among American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) people, Congress established the Special Diabetes Program for Indians (SDPI) in 1997 to provide funds for diabetes prevention and treatment services.
Focuses on effective evidence-based intervention strategies using the SDPI Diabetes Best Practices.
Uses a broad, community-based public health approach to diabetes treatment and prevention for American Indian and Alaska Native people.
Identifies and develops services and activities that address local concerns and needs.