A Henderson couple home from the MS Westerdam cruise ship said they were told by a health official to monitor for coronavirus symptoms.
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.
Dr. Miriam Adelson used the occasion of the 20th anniversary celebration of her Las Vegas drug treatment clinic to propose “cracking down on cannabis.”
Patients describe the difference the clinic made in helping them turn the page on their drug addictions.
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 Southern Nevada Health District is monitoring an undisclosed number of Clark County residents who recently returned from mainland China for the new coronavirus.
Two new deaths from the flu have been recorded in Clark County in the past week, according to the Southern Nevada Health District.
Las Vegas resident Hanna Olivas, who emerged as a right-to-die advocate following her blood cancer diagnosis, has created a nonprofit to assist others living with the disease.
The resident has been discharged from a local hospital and is in isolation at home, said the Southern Nevada Health District, which is awaiting test results from the CDC.
While the global spread of the new coronavirus from China grabs headlines, the flu already has sickened 15 million people in the U.S. and killed about 8,200 this season.