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To: Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak, Clark County Commission Chairman Marilyn Kirkpatrick, and other county/state officials.

Nevada Governor Sisolak: Put Seniors First - Vaccinate 65+

Nevada Governor Sisolak: Put Seniors First - Vaccinate 65+

We request Governor Sisolak, along with other county/state officials, immediately change the Nevada's COVID-19 Vaccination Playbook Version 3. We request this revision at the top of lane two (General Population) to include more at-risk groups. Currently it states, “Nevadans 70 years and older.” We ask that these phrases be added, “Nevadans 70 years and older, plus 65-69 years of age and residents with underlying conditions.”

Why is this important?

We want Nevada to put Seniors First for receiving the Covid vaccine. To date, Nevada has not prioritized 65+ and residents with underlying conditions. Meanwhile, most states (three-quarters) have given these “at risk” groups top priority. In fact, Florida has vaccinated 65+ seniors for nearly 2 months. In Nevada, the 60+ age group makes up 84% of the Covid deaths. While Nevada’s older population continues to die from this disease, many non-essential, younger workers have received the vaccine. The current playbook is simply not working equitably. Since January 12, the CDC has recommended that all states adopt the 65+ guideline and we ask Governor Sisolak, and other county/state officials to immediately do the same. Lives are at stake, especially the most vulnerable citizens.

Updates

2021-02-16 11:43:58 -0500

Our petition made it to 8NewsNow last night here in Las Vegas! The governor still hasn't responded.
https://www.8newsnow.com/news/health/coronavirus-health/we-live-in-fear-nevadans-ages-65-69-push-to-get-vaccine/?utm_campaign=socialflow&utm_medium=referral&utm_source=facebook.com&fbclid=IwAR3IhzjnmSTDWEeGBDV9dwZOIpVw4sqcrnfMfVV6cZx7Hj2IkWj6T39wzFU

2021-02-15 20:03:44 -0500

We now have more than one hundred signatures! Governor Sisolak, you should be listening to your constituents.

2021-02-15 19:45:44 -0500

100 signatures reached

2021-02-15 13:34:42 -0500

We just posted this petition and already have 66 signatures! Please send to your family/friends and share in your social media circles. We need to get the Gov. to listen and get this changed!

2021-02-15 12:03:59 -0500

50 signatures reached

2021-02-15 08:59:53 -0500

25 signatures reached

2021-02-14 20:22:18 -0500

10 signatures reached