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.
Law enforcement in Clark County will take part in the interagency “You Light It, We Write It” campaign to crack down on the use of illegal fireworks in the Las Vegas Valley this Fourth of July. (Clark County)
Clark County officials broke ground Tuesday on a championship pickleball tournament complex at Sunset Park, expected to open by next spring. (Clark County)
Clark County and University Medical Center are launching a by appointment-only, drive-thru COVID-19 testing at the Orleans hotel-casino parking garage on Tuesday and Wednesday. (Michael Quine/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Daniel Nunez and Sarah Germain made immediate plans to go to their local tennis court, Darling Tennis Center, when they received an email that the facility would open on May 1.
New numbers by the Southern Nevada Health District show COVID-19 disproportionately killing Black and Asian Clark County residents compared to their White and Hispanic counterparts.RJ investigations reporter Michael Scott Davidson and Renee Summerour discuss why that is, other factors revealed in these numbers including gender and age.
Clark County and the city of Las Vegas invited media to tour their ISO-1 (Isolation and Quarantine) Complex for the homeless Monday morning, hours before it is expected to accept its first patients. (Michael Quine/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Clark County is partnering with cannabis dispensary Planet 13 to provide 100 free meals each weekday to vulnerable seniors who are at high risk of being exposed to COVID-19 if they leave home.
The SEIU Local 1107 takes legal action against Clark County’s decision to suspend their contracts.
Clark County and Las Vegas officials opened the upper parking lot of Cashman Center as a temporary homeless shelter.
The latest on crime and police response during the coronavirus pandemic. Here are some of the takeaways from Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo and Clark County District Attorney Steve Wolfson. (Renee Summerour and MIchael Quine/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
The neighboring towns of Logandale and Overton, northeast of Las Vegas, are experiencing the effects of coronavirus, with closed schools and playgrounds and fewer items in grocery stores. (Elizabeth Brumley/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Two more patients in Clark County with COVID-19 have died, bringing the total number of deaths in the state and in Nevada’s most populous county to four, the Southern Nevada Health District announced on Monday, March 23. (James Schaeffer / Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Southern Nevada governments are closing playgrounds amid concerns about the spread of the coronavirus. The county is restricting public access to its park restroom facilities as well. (Michael Quine/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
RJ Investigations reporter Michael S. Davidson talks about how a rapid influx of coronavirus patients could soon inundate Nevada hospitals, pushing them past their capacity and threatening health care workers’ safety. (Renee Summerour/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Heard Elementary School reported the Clark County School District’s first case of COVID-19 on Thursday, March 19, 2020. (Las Vegas Review-Journal)
The Southern Nevada Health District is reporting 35 cases of COVID-19 in Clark County, including one person who has died. The death occurred in a male Clark County resident who was in his 60s. He had been hospitalized and had underlying medical conditions. (Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak opened his press conference on Sunday with a few remarks on Nevada’s current situation regarding COVID-19
Health authorities on Friday announced eight new positive tests for COVID-19 in Clark County, bringing the statewide total of coronavirus cases to 19, 16 in Clark County.
Gov. Steve Sisolak declared a state of emergency to deal with the ongoing coronavirus outbreak in Nevada.
Gov. Steve Sisolak declared a state of emergency to deal with the ongoing coronavirus outbreak in Nevada. (Las Vegas Review-Journal)