A Henderson group hired former Nevada Lt. Gov. Mark Hutchison to call on officials to put off considering items related to a proposed arena during the coronavirus crisis.
The search by leaders in the region for bed space for such patients will not end there as officials anticipate facing a crisis affecting cities across the country: Hospital bed shortages.
Benefits will be extended for Nevadans currently enrolled in Medicaid or food assistance programs, the Nevada Division of Welfare and Supportive Services announced on Monday.
The Clark County firefighters’ exposure happened during a medical call involving a patient who has since been tested for COVID-19.
On Wednesday, the district clarified that it is still doing some testing but is “asking health care providers to send their specimens to private laboratories for testing.”
District leaders are weighing the major reason to close schools — slowing the spread of disease — against dozens of other concerns, including free meals and family disruptions.
The VA medical center also will halt participation in all public outreach events until April 30, though medical appointments and all VA operations continue as normal.
Health authorities on Friday announced eight new positive tests for COVID-19 in Clark County and one in Northern Nevada, bringing the state total of coronavirus cases to 20.
The city of Henderson is considering spending more than $3 million in public funds to upgrade a planned hockey arena downtown to add more locker rooms, a weight room and offices for the Vegas Golden Knights’ newly purchased AHL team.
In Clark County, no one would say whether the child of a man who tested positive for the virus was a public or charter school student. In Northern Nevada, things were different.