Daily Update- September 9, 2020 Suicide Prevention Proclamations, Flu Shots

Today, Governor Sisolak signed two proclamations related to suicide prevention in the State of Nevada. The first proclamation declares September 2020 as suicide prevention month in Nevada. Additionally, Governor Sisolak signed the PREVENTS proclamation, committing Nevada’s full support for the implementation of the PREVENTS ‘Roadmap’ to help identify veterans and other residents in need of care; develop best practices around mental health; prioritize mental health in the workplace; and promote the REACH National Public Health Campaign through the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) that seeks to increase awareness of mental health issues and suicide prevention. The full press release can be read HERE.

The Suicide Prevention Month proclamation is HERE.

The PREVENTS proclamation is HERE.

Today’s COVID-19 press bulletin is HERE.

Governor Sisolak and the First Lady of Nevada received their annual flu shot, the press release is HERE. Governor Sisolak gets a flu shot- Picture

Federal Updates

New federal eviction moratorium expands on tenant protections that Nevada directive provides (NV Indy)

Cortez Masto Delivers Message to America’s Veterans & Service Members in Nevada, Across the Country

Cortez Masto Cosponsors Bill Authorizing $11.5 Billion in Emergency Homeless Assistance Grants

Cortez Masto Cosponsors Bill Requiring Federal Reserve to Address Racial Inequality

Rosen Transcript Following Questioning of NIH Director and Surgeon General on Vaccine Development and Distribution Strategy in Rural Communities

Rosen Applauds $300,000 in Grant Funding to Support Clean Air in Nevada

Agency and Local Government Updates

Southern Nevada Health District COVID-19 Update

One-Time Benefits to Replace Missed School Lunches to be Disbursed in Nevada

Three northern Nevada businesses cited for failure to comply with required COVID-19 health and safety measures

PUC- Lifeline Awareness Week

RNO- Airport Rally Would Violate Lease Agreements based on Pandemic Guidelines

2020 Las Vegas Days Rodeo Canceled


September 9, 2020 Reno City Council Highlights

Articles of Interest

As deadline nears, officials fear census undercount (NV Indy)

Reno airport authority: Planned Trump rally ‘may not proceed,’ violates state’s 50-person limit on public gatherings (NV Indy)

Audit: Group health plan for state workers ignored bidding rules, engaged in ‘wasteful spending’ (NV Indy)

Trump still planning Nevada visit after rallies canceled (LVRJ)

CCSD gets waiver to resume distributing free meals to all students (LVRJ)

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