The health district’s announcement comes on the heels of the Food and Drug Administration authorizing the booster shots of the Moderna and J&J vaccines.
Clark County on Tuesday recorded 298 new coronavirus cases and 19 deaths as three of its four key metrics showed day-over-day declines.
Both metrics were up over the preceding three days, while deaths and the test positivity rate in the county added to recent improvements, local and state data show.
On Friday morning, Darrell Martin of Southern BBQ Pit returned to the hospital for the first time, bearing plates of food for the staff that saved his life.
There have been more than 500 vaccine breakthrough infections of COVID-19 in fully vaccinated casino workers in Clark County, a number similar to that of health care workers.
Clark County’s major COVID-19 metrics all registered improvement over the past week, which also saw the county make progress toward for lifting of the state’s mask mandate.
New COVID-19 cases and deaths in Clark County held steady on Thursday, while test positivity rate and hospitalization numbers continued to improve.
U.S. regulators on Wednesday signed off on extending COVID-19 boosters to Americans who got the Moderna or Johnson & Johnson vaccine and said anyone eligible for an extra dose can get a brand different from the one they received initially.
Clark County on Wednesday saw most of its major COVID-19 metrics continue to fall as it reported just 333 new coronavirus cases and 11 deaths recorded during the previous day.
JScreen, Jewish Nevada and Congregation Ner Tamid are offering discounted screening to identify more than 60 types of cancer genes. The testing is normally $200, but the groups have raised funds to reduce the cost to $100 per person for the at-home saliva test.
Kristi Badolato and her Summerlin team of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Nevada Properties crew will join the over 10,000 participants anticipated to walk in the American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer event.
Attendance at regular mammography screening substantially reduces the risk of dying from breast cancer, according to a large study of over half a million women, funded by the American Cancer Society and published in the journal Radiology.
CDC data shows that the county’s test positivity rate is now below the threshold for dropping the mandate, while the rate of cases per 100,000 people continues to decline.
Federal regulators are expected to authorize the mixing and matching of COVID-19 booster doses this week in an effort to provide flexibility as the campaign for extra shots expands.
Supply of universal blood type at lowest level since early in the pandemic, according to the nonprofit blood supplier Vitalant.