Many shoppers in the Las Vegas Valley were already heeding new federal guidance advising people to wear face masks in public places, even before it was actually issued.
The Metropolitan Police Department and Nevada attorney general’s office say there are no plans to check people who are out in public during the coronavirus pandemic.
Lourdes Pinney is among 115 musicians, ages 16 to 19, selected for the eighth annual National Youth Orchestra of the United States of America.
A 51-year-old asylum seeker from Cameroon walked out of a Henderson jail two days after the American Civil Liberties Union of Nevada pushed for his release.
On March 18, United Way of Southern Nevada announced the creation of its Emergency Assistance and Community Needs Fund. Now, the fund has more than doubled, totaling about $381,000.
Superintendent Jesus Jara said the district and principals are working to find a way for seniors to graduate but added, “I don’t know what it’s going to look like.”
A second College of Southern Nevada student has tested positive for COVID-19, according to a notice posted on the college’s website Thursday.
Many centers, which were closed by mid-March as the new coronavirus spread in Nevada, are finding ways to continue helping the elderly in this uncertain time.
Henderson announced Wednesday it is extending event cancellations and closures. The move came after Gov. Steve Sisolak issued a stay-at-home order.
A civil rights organization filed a federal lawsuit that seeks the release of two “medically vulnerable” men who are being detained by immigration officials in Henderson.