Heather Korbulic, the veteran state administrator tapped in late April to lead Nevada’s overwhelmed unemployment program at the height of COVID-19 pandemic, will leave the agency “due to threats to her personal safety.”
When asked about the record numbers of new cases of the coronavirus in Clark County and Nevada, some national and local health authorities agreed on a few key points.
Regulators unanimously passed policies for both nonrestricted licensees — Strip, downtown and locals properties — and restricted licensees — those with 15 or fewer slot machines.
Data on the state’s nvhealthresponse.nv.gov website showed the total number of reported cases in Nevada grew overnight to 5,491, the smallest jump since the April 26 report.
Nevada’s stay-at-home order, which was set to expire Friday, will be extended, Gov. Steve Sisolak said in an interview with ABC’s “Good Morning America” on Wednesday.
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The state Aging and Disability Services Division has set up a new website to help senior Nevadans and their caregivers find resources in the face of the COVID-19 epidemic.
The vote came after lawmakers were forced to scramble back to the Capitol when a lone Republican bucked GOP leaders and threatened to force a roll call vote.
President Trump asked Americans to follow new guidelines to fight the COVID-19 outbreak for the next 15 days and suggested the U.S. may be dealing with the virus until “July or August.”
On Sunday, Dr. Marianne Hazelitt began her quest to be tested for COVID-19, the illness caused by the new coronavirus.
The Southern Nevada Health District on Monday also reported 19 new cases, bringing the county’s total to 35, and raised the risk of contracting the virus to “moderate.”
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Rep. Steven Horsford, D-Nev., has introduced legislation aimed at providing additional funding for states should unemployment rise due to the COVID-19 outbreak.
Nevada Attorney General Aaron Ford is warning the public to be wary of scammers preying on the fears surrounding the coronavirus outbreak to exploit consumers.
“The health and well-being of our students, faculty, and staff — especially those who are at greater risk — are at the forefront of our decision making and planning,” UNLV President Marta Meana said.