Funding for a planned 5.5-mile pedestrian and bicycle trail leading outdoor enthusiasts between Summerlin and Red Rock was approved this week by the Clark County Commission.
The state’s top medical and infectious disease officials reaffirmed to a legislative committee Wednesday that Nevada has seen no cases of the new coronavirus from China to date.
Eleven people died of the flu in Clark County during the last week in January, bringing the seasonal total to 24, according to the Southern Nevada Health District.
The Nevada Board of Dental Examiners provided two top staffers it terminated with months of separation pay and health insurance benefits.
The number of flu deaths has climbed to 11 in Clark County this season after five new deaths reported since last week, according to the Southern Nevada Health District.
The federal ban on fruit and mint flavored e-cigarette cartridges announced on Thursday exempts most of the products Nevada’s vape shops sell, an industry spokesman said.
The numbers, reflecting the first year of signups through the state’s new online marketplace, were down 7.4 percent from last year’s preliminary total of 83,600.
The Patient Protection Commission proposed by Gov. Steve Sisolak at the start of his term and established by the Legislature last spring now has its leadership and board.
Washington is poised to raise the legal age to buy tobacco products and e-cigarettes to age 21 with bipartisan support and a nod from Big Tobacco.
Nevadans who don’t qualify for Medicare or Medicaid or don’t have insurance through an employer are eligible for health insurance through the exchange, Nevadahealthlink.com.