SEIU Local 1107 announced the news during a radio interview Thursday night.
The beginnings of the Nevada National Guard’s response to the coronavirus may be observed as early as Friday, a military official said Thursday.
“I have no cause for concern. When the public needs help, we’re going to do whatever we can,” said Steve Grammas, president of the Las Vegas police union.
The number of positive COVID-19 cases within the Metropolitan Police Department increased to three on Thursday. Metro announced its first positive case on Friday.
The 42-year-old was struck by a vehicle March 25 near Fairlight Drive and Sloan Lane.
On March 18, United Way of Southern Nevada announced the creation of its Emergency Assistance and Community Needs Fund. Now, the fund has more than doubled, totaling about $381,000.
Some Southern Nevadans are preparing for the long haul and turning to charities for help.
Superintendent Jesus Jara said the district and principals are working to find a way for seniors to graduate but added, “I don’t know what it’s going to look like.”
With the COVID-19 quarantines, many teens are left with nothing to do. Teen Talk is taking the initiative to create a productive event for them during the outbreak.