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.
Their vessel was turned away from at least 11 ports of call out of fears that passengers could spread the new coronavirus from China.
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.
Ann Lovell had never owned a passport before last year. Now, the 62-year-old teacher is a frequent flier, traveling every few months to Tijuana, Mexico, to buy medication for rheumatoid arthritis — with tickets paid for by the state of Utah’s public insurer.
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.
The U.S. advised against all travel to China as the number of cases of a new virus spiked more than tenfold in a week.
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.
Southern Nevada Health District officials said that the possible case of a new coronavirus has been found in a resident of Clark County who recently visited Wuhan, China.
Representatives with Walgreens and CVS said that they are working with their suppliers to meet an increased demand for items such as face masks and hand sanitizer.