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Boys & Girls Clubs of Southern Nevada close temporarily

Boys and Girls Clubs of Southern Nevada are shutting down for at least three weeks starting Monday, following the closure of K-12 schools in Clark County.

“In light of Gov. Steve Sisolak’s request that all citizens practice measures to slow the spread of COVID-19, it is now time for us to act swiftly to uphold our promise to provide safe and positive environments for our youth,” the organization said in a statement.

The 13 Boys and Girls Clubs of America locations in Southern Nevada will tentatively open again on April 6. Clubs provide space and after-school activities for children to promote academic success and good citizenship.

Contact Max Michor at mmichor@reviewjournal.com or 702-383-0365. Follow @MaxMichor on Twitter.

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