New federal guidance that fully vaccinated people no longer need to wear a mask in most indoor and outdoor settings is now effective in Nevada. Yet businesses in the state may still require masks for customers and employees, if they so choose.
Mary Hynes returned to the Review-Journal in August 2019 as the newspaper’s health reporter after working in public affairs and communications for MGM Resorts International. She previously worked as an editor and a reporter at the RJ. The University of Colorado graduate also worked as a reporter at newspapers in Colorado. She is a native of Oregon.
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Vaccine will be available at pharmacies, mass inoculation sites and some doctor’s offices following final review of new federal guidelines on the Pfizer shots.
The health district’s chief health officer says about 50 percent of eligible Clark County residents 16 and older has received at least one shot of COVID-19 vaccine. Clark County has set a threshold of 60 percent before fully reopening.
The use in certain cases of less-than-pristine organs results in shorter wait times for patients while achieving comparable outcomes, according to Intermountain Healthcare.
A congressional inquiry into the organ transplant industry criticized the Nevada Donor Network for purchasing the tickets and funding board retreats to California wine country.
Clark County and Southern Nevada Health District officials debuted Tuesday the valley’s first large-scale, drive-thru vaccination site.
A Southern Nevada research center is looking for kids ages 12 to 17 to join a clinical trial testing the effects of a new COVID-19 vaccine on this age group.
Seven cases have been detected in Nevada of a coronavirus strain thought to be contributing to the catastrophic surge of COVID-19 in India.
Gov. Steve Sisolak joined gaming and hospitality industry leaders in urging more people to get vaccinated.
The Southern Nevada Health District has linked at least six additional cases of severe liver disease to the Las Vegas-based Real Water brand alkaline water.
Doctors quickly surmised that brain clots were J&J vaccine reaction, but doctors were unable to reach federal authorities for days.
The 18-year-old, one of six cases of blood clotting nationwide being investigated in women who received the Johnson & Johnson shot, is improving “slowly, slowly, slowly,” family spokesman says.