Nevada health officials say they are trying to reduce the density of people in any environment, balancing policy and political considerations along with data.
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.
The seven-day average for newly reported COVID-19 cases is now 2,019, more than double the number earlier this month.
Celebrate Thanksgiving with just your household, or at least take these precautions recommended by the Southern Nevada Health District.
Tuesday is the last day that testing will be offered at the Thomas & Mack Center. Testing begins Nov. 30 at the Stan Fulton Building.
On Thanksgiving of last year, Ashleigh Cope’s heart stopped. The then-22-year-old had contracted a flesh-eating bacterial infection that nearly killed her in the aftermath of minor cosmetic surgery.
Issues with the Southern Nevada Health District’s website prevented registrations and access on the portal to test results.
It is too soon for Gov. Steve Sisolak’s plea to residents to stay home as much as possible for two weeks to be reflected in the data, state officials said.
Hospital officials are alarmed by steeply rising COVID-19 cases in Northern Nevada.
Then you’re in luck. Drive-thru, throat-swab testing administered by medical personnel is now being offered at Texas Station.
Federal testing czar Brett Giroir called out the state for not distributing the Abbott BinaxNOW tests sent to them.
Numbers of cases, testing positivity rate, hospitalizations are all trending upwards in the state.
The Southern Nevada Health District is recommending that gatherings of more than 1,000 people not be approved for the time being.
Nevada’s Battle Born Medical Corp seeks volunteers to vaccinate residents against COVID-19. The state’s nurses are answering the call.
Insurance is available through Nevada Health Link to those who don’t qualify for Medicaid or Medicare or don’t have employer insurance. Enrollment extends into January.