Joe Gloria, Clark County’s registrar of voters, wants to reduce the number of planned in-person voting locations available on Election Day.
Almost two years after his wrongful arrest and accusations Jesus Carvajal filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the Metropolitan Police Department and the Clark County district attorney’s office.
Dr. Brian Labus, Epidemiologist with the UNLV School of Public Health and the governor’s medical advisory team, and RJ Health reporter Mary Hynes cover the latest topics surrounding COVID-19 in Nevada.
Topics this week:
1. CONTACT TRACING PLAN INCLUDES FILLING 400 POSITIONS IN CLARK COUNTY
2. HOW ARE LOCAL HOSPITALS HANDLING SPIKE IN HOSPITALIZATION RATES?
3. ARE MASKS WORKING?
Both Clark County and the state set records for reported COVID-19 cases in a 24-hour period on Thursday. Nevada listed as being in a coronavirus “red zone” in a document prepared for the White House coronavirus task force.
The Southern Nevada Health District announced the new total on its coronavirus website. Clark County announcing 1,315 new cases and the state adding 1,447 cases.
CCSD Superintendent Jesus Jara denied Monday that a funding proposal originated with the district. But emails show the district asked for it to be included in the Nevada Legislature’s special session.
Clark County has issued an air quality advisory for the holiday weekend because of elevated levels of smoke and ozone from fireworks.
The district’s plan seeks to divide students into two cohorts to attend school in person for two days a week and learn from home for three days a week.
The Acting Executive Director of LVCCLD gives a glimpse into the first day of reopening libraries around the county and the services now being offered.
Students and school counselors gathered Wednesday afternoon to call for defunding the Clark County School District Police Department.