Fremont Public Health Center, an arm of the Southern Nevada Health District, is now open and offering primary care and family planning services.
About 200 people gathered Wednesday at Chuck Minker Sports Complex to mark International Overdose Awareness Day and to remember those who lost their lives due to overdose.
The Centers for Disease Control recommended the shots that target the newest omicron strains of COVID-19, including one for people 12 and older.
Cases remain almost exclusively in men, according to the Southern Nevada Health District.
Hospitalizations, cases and deaths decline, according to data released Wednesday, the same day the FDA authorized updated boosters aimed at preventing a winter surge.
The move by the Food and Drug Administration tweaks the recipe of shots made by Pfizer and rival Moderna that already have saved millions of lives.
A case of polio in New York City, and the discovery of the virus in wastewater there, have prompted Southern Nevada to prepare to look for the virus in the community’s wastewater.
“We are in control mode now,” a Southern Nevada Health District official said.
A county health official expressed concern that the virus, which primarily has affected men who have sex with men, could become endemic and spill over into the general population.
Las Vegas officials envision the city’s two-decades-in-the-making medical district as a hub for health care into the future.
Opponents of injection sites said the move in effect would have condoned the use of dangerous drugs.
He has been the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and chief of the NIAID Laboratory of Immunoregulation.
Nevada has the highest percentage of one-star acute-care hospitals of any state, the lowest rating given by the Centers for Medicare Medicaid Services.
The local campuses are among nearly 5,000 schools nationwide participating in Kinsa’s FLUency program, which tracks fever-related ailments.
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