The G3Wire- September 10, 2021

COVID-19 in Nevada

As of Monday, September 6, new COVID-19 cases in Nevada are continuing to decline. Nationally, vaccinations dipped to 878 first doses per 100,000 last week, 4% lower than the week before. Nationwide, 3.6% of unvaccinated people got a first dose last week, slightly higher than the rate in Nevada. Currently, 63% of eligible Nevadans have received at least one dose of the vaccine, below the national average of 73%.  Cases decreased by 6% over the past two weeks, from an average of 1,118 cases to 1,054. COVID-19 hospitalizations represent 20 to 25% of all patients hospitalized in the northern and rural areas. A full picture of Covid-19 in the state can be found at the Nevada Health Response website.

via the NV Independent

News from the Governor’s Office

Governor Sisolak, Nevada officials to visit first responders and conservation crews working to protect Nevada from the Caldor Fire

Governor Sisolak announces appointments for the months of July and August

Federal Updates

Rosen Visits Vaccine Pop-Up Clinic, Encourages Nevadans to Get Vaccinated

Following Rosen-Led Advocacy, Small Business Administration Raises Economic Disaster Loan Caps, Providing Additional Relief to Nevada Small Businesses

Rosen Visits Southern Nevada Clinic to Hear from Medical Professionals and Patients about Health Care Access and Affordability, Discuss Her Bill to Lower Drug Costs

Congressman Horsford Votes to Advance Universal Paid Leave, Child Care, and Retirement Proposals in President Biden’s Build Back Better Budget

State Agency and Local Government Updates

Pandemic EBT benefits to be issued to Nevada students

Attorney General Ford Joins a Coalition of 21 Attorneys General in Fighting to Protect Women’s Access to Abortion Services

Div. of Insurance-Steps Nevada consumers can take during a wildfire

NDOT- Nevada Brings Home Nearly $34 Million in Additional Federal Transportation Funding

Notice of New Tax Type: Peer-to-Peer Car Sharing Program

CCSD Board Of School Trustees Meeting Recap

Articles of Interest

Rural counties team up with GOP governor candidate Gilbert’s law firm to oppose COVID restrictions (NV Indy)

How Nevada’s rapid summary eviction process works (NV Indy)

First round of pandemic-related food assistance dollars from 2020-2021 school year will reach families’ pockets this month (NV Indy)

Board of Health approves vaccine mandate for prison staff, state health workers (NV Current)

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