Tag Archives: COVID-19

Today, Governor Sisolak held a press conference to give a COVID-19 update. He stated that we are beginning to see an alarming trend in the number of cases and hospitalizations in Nevada. According to the White House COVID-19 report, we are in the red zone for cases, the 24th highest in the country. We are in […]

 This week, the Governor, members of his staff, and state leaders from the Gaming Control Board, Nevada Department of Business and Industry, and the Nevada Department of Health and Human Services had a productive meeting and conversation with local health officials representing the Southern Nevada Health District (SNHD) and the Washoe County Health District (WCHD), and local elected leaders from Clark County and Washoe County. The goal of the meeting was to […]

Today, the COVID-19 Mitigation and Management Task Force, chaired by Nevada COVID-19 Response Director Caleb Cage, adjusted thresholds used to monitor Nevada’s 17 counties for an elevated risk of COVID-19 transmission. Based on data and recommendations provided by the Nevada Department of Health and Human Services, the Task Force agreed to adjust the thresholds used to identify counties having an elevated risk of COVID-19 transmission. According […]

Today, the COVID-19 Mitigation and Management Task Force, chaired by Nevada COVID-19 Response Director Caleb Cage, met with six counties that have been flagged for having an elevated risk of transmission of COVID-19. Based on data provided this morning by the Department of Health and Human Services, three counties are no longer meeting two of the […]

Today, Governor Sisolak issued the following statement in response to the White House denying the State’s request to have the federal government fully fund the Nevada National Guard’s COVID-19 response efforts through the end of the year.   “There is no rational justification for providing some states full federal funding for the Guard and denying a state like Nevada, […]

Today, Governor Sisolak held a press conference to review the past six months and give an update on COVID-19. He gave a clarification to a past directive and stated that countertop dining in Clark County is allowed, but countertop gaming still is prohibited. The Governor noted that his staff will continue to look at what […]

Today, Governor Sisolak announced a 45-day extension to the State’s residential eviction moratorium to allow for the counties to pay out short-term rental assistance to landlords, provide the courts more time to implement the newly-created residential eviction mediation program and develop electronic filing options, and allow the State to continue making progress on reducing the backlog of unemployment claims. The new directive is not yet posted, but will be HERE when available. Thunderbirds fly over Las Vegas […]

Today, the COVID-19 Mitigation and Management Task Force, chaired by Nevada COVID-19 Response Director Caleb met with seven counties flagged last week for having an elevated risk of transmission of COVID-19.  Based on data provided this morning by the Department of Health and Human Services, six of the seven counties are still meeting at least two of the three criteria, signaling […]

Today, Governor Sisolak launched the new State of Nevada Climate Initiative (NCI) to further advance Nevada’s efforts to address climate change. This first-of-a-kind initiative includes the unveiling of the NCI website, ClimateAction.nv.gov , to serve as the State’s official online climate resource providing a Nevada-wide framework for climate action.  From the press release: “A key pillar of the […]

Today, Governor Sisolak announced that Nevada’s COVID-19 death toll surpassed 1,000 people. His remarks from today:  “Today, it is with great sadness that we must recognize that Nevada’s COVID death toll has reached 1,000.  The grief felt by the deaths of each of these Nevadans that has succumbed to this virus has been devastating to so many across our State, and the First Lady and I extend our deepest condolences to […]