Recommending masks for everyone and requiring vaccines for doctors and other health care providers are among measures the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is considering.
For the second day in a row, Nevada on Thursday reported the highest one-day increase in new coronavirus cases in more than six months.
Federal workers will be required to attest they’ve been vaccinated against the coronavirus or else face mandatory masking, weekly testing, distancing and other new rules.
Gary and Judy Robinson say they have experienced first-hand the benefits of Aduhelm, approved by the FDA Administration in June, through Judy’s participation in clinical trials.
Clark County Commissioner Tick Segerblom is proposing using federal coronavirus relief funds to give $100 to every person who gets vaccinated, the latest incentive to be offered in Nevada.
Vaccine hesitancy and lacking access continue to be hurdles as coronavirus cases remain on the rise in the state.
Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak imposed a new mandate Tuesday that requires everyone, vaccinated or not, to wear masks indoors in public places in counties with high rates of COVID-19 transmission, including Clark County.
Updated data from the Department of Health and Human Services posted on the state’s coronavirus website showed 1,143 people hospitalized with confirmed or suspected cases of COVID-19, a sharp increase of 97 from Monday’s report.
The new mask guidance follows recent decisions in Los Angeles and St. Louis to revert to indoor mask mandates amid a spike in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations.
Camp Cartwheel, the Nevada Childhood Cancer Foundation’s four-day camp program for children diagnosed with chronic or critical illnesses and their siblings, goes virtual for a second year due to pandemic concerns.
The record totals since the state halted weekend reporting in mid-April came as the state test positivity rate for the disease jumped to 13.5 percent.
The Silver State’s vaccination rate, though nothing to brag about, is nearer the middle of the pack than the bottom. So what else might be behind the surge in COVID-19 cases?
Nevada on Friday reported 1,003 new coronavirus cases and 20 additional deaths, according to data from the Department of Health and Human Services.
State data shows Hispanics now make up the largest portion of overdue Nevadans for the COVID-19 vaccine. In April it was whites.