Nevada officials are concerned money in the $2.2 trillion relief bill could leave out Las Vegas employer- and union-sponsored clinics, where 150,000 Las Vegans get their health care.
Nevada lawmakers on Tuesday approved more than $8 million in funds to help the state handle medical and economic threats posed by the new coronavirus.
Nevada’s public universities and colleges are easing grading and financial requirements because of systemwide school closures over COVID-19.
The report by the Southern Nevada Health District came the morning after the state recorded a dozen new deaths, a number that likely included most of the county cases.
The Pentagon said all individuals on military installations are required to wear the masks or face coverings if they can’t maintain at least 6 feet of social distancing.
Since Nevada reported its first cases of COVID-19 on March 5, a series of emergency measures has brought the economy to a near halt and transformed life in the Silver State.
The declaration allows the state to “unlock additional federal assistance programs for Nevadans affected by the COVID-19 pandemic,” Sisolak said in a statement posted Saturday on Twitter.
The Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation is chipping away at its unemployment insurance trust fund balance.
In a joint statement, two Nevada agencies claim President Donald Trump’s rollback of Obama-era clean car standards undermines public health and will cost more at the pump.
The task force headed by former MGM CEO Jim Murren has obtained hundreds of thousands of masks and 1 million pairs of gloves and more badly needed equipment is on the way.
If approved, the move would allow the state to tap into additional federal resources under the national emergency Trump declared last month.