The 360 program was unveiled in November 2015 to help fight the heroin, fentanyl and prescription opioid pill crisis. Las Vegas will be the 21st U.S. city to participate.
An allegation of Medicaid fraud last year against Northwest Academy led state officials to temporarily suspend payments to the boarding school.
The Vegas Strong Resiliency Center reports it is receiving more requests for support from survivors and others impacted by the Oct. 1, 2017, shooting on the Strip.
A jury has awarded nearly $1.8 million to a Las Vegas man who lived for a decade without knowing that a 57-inch metal wire ran through his body after a surgical error.
The Rape Crisis Center has a new, larger office space, which officials on Tuesday said will help its staff better serve the increasing number of sexual assault survivors who are choosing to come forward and seek services in the Me Too era.
While records show that misuse of a hospital code known as “internal disaster” by University Medical Center contributed to confusion after the Oct. 1 mass shooting, little has been done to prevent a recurrence of the episode.
At a Las Vegas workshop, experts want parents and other caregivers to talk with kids about the mass shooting to help them process their grief and work through any fear and anxiety they may be harboring nearing the anniversary.
Some who were injured in the mass shooting on the Strip haven’t paid a dime for their care, but for others mounting medical bills are a constant reminder of the financial impact that one terrible moment can inflict on a family.
Survivors of the shooting on the Las Vegas Strip who were treated at Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center and their families return for a tearful afternoon of “thank-yous” to the doctors and nurses helped them in their darkest hours.
The report did not reference communication issues surrounding the county-run hospital’s status immediately after the shooting or its improper use of an “internal disaster” alert during the mass casualty incident.