The Elko County Board of Health is scheduled to meet Wednesday to discuss and consider placing a moratorium on COVID-19 and flu vaccines in the county.
COVID 19 Vaccine
With a new school year approaching, the Clark County School District says it doesn’t have an employee COVID-19 vaccination mandate and its development “has not been necessary.”
Federal officials now say that everyone over 50 should get a second booster. But one critic calls this “booster mania.”
A majority of the patients requiring hospitalization are 70 or older, and the number of people being admitted to the ICU for care or who require mechanical ventilation remain near all-time lows.
Starting Wednesday, the Southern Nevada Health District will begin offering the Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines to children from 6 months to 5 years of age.
Most Clark County coronavirus metrics continued their decline Friday, ending a third week of decreasing COVID-19 rates.
Clark County on Thursday reported 926 new coronavirus cases and 20 deaths, as case rate dropped but deaths continued to rise.
Nevada residents can now access their vaccination records online, the state announced Wednesday.
For the first time in over a month, Clark County on Wednesday reported fewer than 1,000 new coronavirus cases over the preceding day.
In an extraordinary move, the Food and Drug Administration had urged Pfizer and its partner BioNTech to apply earlier than the companies had planned.
Clark County showed more progress in curbing the current COVID-19 surge, but still remained a ways away from meeting the criteria needed to exit the governor’s mask mandate.
Clark County on Monday reported 6,245 new coronavirus cases and 27 additional deaths over the weekend.
The decision was bolstered by real-world evidence from the more than 200 million doses administered in the U.S. since the FDA cleared the shot in December 2020.
After a week of decreases in major COVID-19 metrics, a public health official said Thursday that the current omicron-driven surge has peaked in Clark County.
The Biden administration has officially withdrawn a rule that would have required workers at big companies to get vaccinated or face regular COVID testing requirements.
The Southern Nevada Health District on Monday reported 14,559 new COVID-19 cases and 39 deaths over weekend.
Julia Kidd, a nurse at UMC, sought an exemption from the hospital’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate based on her pagan beliefs. Her request was denied and she was suspended.
It was the first three-day decline in the 14-day average of new cases since early December, adding to evidence that the local surge of the disease is at or near its peak.
COVID-19 data for Clark County on Thursday provided a mix of good and bad news, with the new cases registering a second straight decline as hospitalizations reached a new high.
With staffing an issue across many workplaces, finding reinforcements during the coronavirus pandemic has proved problematic, Clark County’s emergency manager says.