Starting Wednesday, the Southern Nevada Health District will begin offering the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine to children from 6 months to 4 years of age.
Two federal advisory committee members say evidence doesnt support a need for four shots.
Last week, BA.2 represented about 35 percent of cases genetically analyzed in the U.S. according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
On the first day of its new COVID-19 reporting system, Nye County reported a decline in most major metrics.
Nye County’s COVID-19 metrics fell again this week, as the state moved closer to exiting the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s “high rate of transmission” classification.
Five more confirmed deaths from COVID-19 were reported in Nye County from Feb. 7 to Monday, Feb. 14 including four in Pahrump and one in Beatty, according to reports from county officials.
Nevada hospitals overwhelmed as omicron variant surges.
An increasing number of sick employees and an continuing rise in COVID-19 hospitalizations have extended a staffing crisis in Southern Nevada hospitals for a second week.
The federal lawsuit filed this week argues that both the vaccination mandate and a requirement that unvaccinated workers be tested for COVID-19 are unconstitutional.
As the delta wave of COVID-19 recedes, optimism has crept into the public discussion: Could the worst be behind us? Experts say it could be, but many unknowns remain.
The policy requires employees to provide proof of a COVID-19 vaccination series by Dec. 1 or face possible termination. Medical and religious exemptions will be considered.
“She tried so hard to have that baby, and she never even knew it was born. Never got to hold her,” Vena Foster said about her sister, Kimmie Pavone, who was 35.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration amended its emergency use authorization for the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to allow for booster shots for certain populations.
The 824 new cases and 986 COVID-19-related hospitalizations were the lowest figures reported by the state since mid-July.
Nevada on Tuesday reported 1,230 new coronavirus cases and 38 deaths over the preceding day as the state’s longer-term COVID-19 metrics all edged higher.