Anxious Nevada residents eager for the potentially life-saving vaccine are frustrated after attempts to make appointments amid inconsistent communication from coordinating agencies.
Michael Scott Davidson sits through government meetings so you don’t have to. The University of Florida graduate began covering Clark County in August 2016. He’s since expanded the beat to include Nevada’s affordable housing shortage and Las Vegas city government.
About one-third of Las Vegas Fire Rescue Department’s firefighters, engineers and paramedics, had received the COVID-19 vaccine as of Wednesday.
Southern Nevada Health District posted Monday morning that “frontline community support” workers can schedule an appointment.
The vaccinations will begin on Tuesday, city reports.
The state ranked 44th, landing alongside neighboring California, Arizona and Idaho.
Fallout from New Year’s Eve? Health officials say the spontaneous gathering of thousands on the Las Vegas Strip could result in a COVID-19 superspreader event.
Nevada launched an updated COVID-19 data dashboard, providing the public with more local data about the impact of the coronavirus.
State biostatistician Kyra Morgan addressed the governor’s COVID-19 task force on a day in which 1,747 new cases of the disease and 46 deaths were reported.
Hospital workers in Clark County say the COVID-19 surge is pushing them to their limits, despite the Nevada Hospital Association’s assurances that hospitals can take more patients.
Last year, more than 300,000 revelers packed the Las Vegas Strip and Fremont Street Experience to celebrate New Year’s Eve.
Investigators have collected information from infected Nevadans using an extensive 65-question survey. Many of those data points are now being abandoned.
The Fremont Street Experience drew thousands of people last year. It’s the second major Las Vegas Valley event designed to ring in the new year that will not happen.
Nevada is experiencing a fall surge that is spreading faster than its summer surge. Nearly half of the state’s cases have been reported since mid-September.
The seven-day average for newly reported COVID-19 cases is now 2,019, more than double the number earlier this month.