Deemed essential by the state, cannabis dispensaries may continue to deliver to customers through the coronavirus emergency, but Clark County officials want to know: Might they be able to offer drive-thru services, too?
Shea joined the Las Vegas Review-Journal in November 2018 to cover City Hall and Clark County. He previously spent six years at the Desert Dispatch and Daily Press newspapers located in the High Desert of Southern California, where he covered politics at city, county and state levels. Shea has won three California Newspaper Publishers Association awards for his work. In 2018 he was a California Journalism Awards finalist for investigative reporting. He is an unapologetic Chicago sports fan, excluding only the White Sox.
The Clark County Commission on Tuesday will hold a meeting, but members of the public cannot attend in person.
A Clark County employee working in a licensed shelter for children who cannot safely remain with their families has tested positive for coronavirus, the county said.
Four Clark County firefighters have tested positive for coronavirus, Chief John Steinbeck said Friday.
Clark County is partnering with Planet 13 to deliver free meals to seniors and people with disabilities at high risk of being exposed to coronavirus if they leave home.
City Manager Scott Adams said the CARES Act could provide much-needed money to cover potentially significant revenue losses due to a sweeping economic halt.
In a statement, county Commission Chairwoman Marilyn Kirkpatrick said that retired doctors, nurses and other health care workers were “at the top of our list of needs.”
Union leaders threatened the county with legal action Thursday for suspending contracts with roughly 9,000 workers, including medical staff and others on the front lines of the battle with the coronavirus pandemic.
Multiple agencies provided updates Wednesday about the effects thus far of the novel coronavirus pandemic. But they say it has not interrupted services even if it has changed the approach to work.
The city of Las Vegas will screen people who attend Wednesday’s City Council meeting for symptoms of the novel coronavirus.
Clark County’s Business License Department is temporarily suspending late penalties and fees, and other disciplinary actions, through at least June.
The city of Las Vegas said Monday it will waive late fees and property liens for delinquent sewer bills until 30 days after the city’s state of emergency is over.
The search by leaders in the region for bed space for such patients will not end there as officials anticipate facing a crisis affecting cities across the country: Hospital bed shortages.
Thousands of government workers in Southern Nevada find their jobs suddenly in flux, a result of stringent health precautions and public facility closures.
The county’s Business License Department has issued emergency suspensions to five liquor establishments, two smoke shops and two car washes through March 25, the county said.