Rapid spread of Spanish flu in 1918-19 led to a city ordinance requiring citizens wear face coverings in public.
As virus spreads, politics mixes in with debate over individual freedom versus shared responsibility.
“We want to give our local pediatricians sufficient information from a public health perspective to determine whether special steps need to be taken,” said University Medical Center Dr. Luis Medina-Garcia, an infectious disease specialist.
The guidelines ask worshippers to wear masks, avoid sharing prayer books or prayer rugs and skip the collection plate.
While testing for COVID-19 is becoming available to more Clark County residents, testing of the homeless remains haphazard even though they are at high risk.
School nurses assisted at places this spring such as testing sites, Las Vegas’ ISO-Q (Isolation and Quarantine) Complex for the homeless, Clark County Fire Department and nonprofits.
Nevada health investigators designated Horizon Health and Rehabilitation in Las Vegas as one of four “high risk” nursing homes in the state.
The Neon Museum reopened Friday night with sold-out ticket sales and several first-time visitors.
Cactuses, particularly agaves, are rotting and dying from damage by the agave weevil, which that lays its eggs at the base of agave leaves. As their young hatch from the eggs, they burrow into the stem of the agave and all through it, including the roots.
In an emergency petition, lawyers for a Las Vegas church have asked a federal judge to force Gov. Steve Sisolak to allow parishoners back into pews.