Thousands of government workers in Southern Nevada find their jobs suddenly in flux, a result of stringent health precautions and public facility closures.
State government in talks with banks and others to provide assistance to Nevadans impacted by the economic upheaval the new coronavirus has inflicted on the state, he says.
A plan for distance learning in the Clark County School District has been approved by Nevada’s state superintendent of public instruction.
The Nevada Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation (DETR) has implemented new measures to deal with “an unprecedented number of unemployment insurance claims.”
Nevada officials have stated they need more COVID-19 test kits. Four times they have asked federal officials for help only to be told there is a “indefinite backlog.”
The number of confirmed cases in Clark County increased from 350 to 443 overnight, while the state reported an increase from 420 to 535 late Thursday
Clark County’s Business License Department issued emergency suspensions to two nonessential businesses on Wednesday for violating a state order to close amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak said it’s too early to know when efforts to fight the coronavirus pandemic can be relaxed, and said that even more stringent measures might be necessary before the crisis is over.
Parents will be asked to provide either the student’s ID card, or the student’s name, identification number, school site and grade level, the district said Thursday.
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.