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Mary Hynes

Mary Hynes
Health reporter
Phone: 702-383-0336
Twitter: @MaryHynes1

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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Nevada drops mask mandate for fully vaccinated

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.

 
Clark County may not reach vaccination goal to reopen by June 1

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.

 
Nevada wages war on coronavirus mutants

Nevada is fighting coronavirus variants through genetic sequencing, using the data for contact tracing to slow their spread and, soon, to aid the development of new vaccines.

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