Daily Update- October 26, 2020 Vaccine Playbook, Election News

Today, Governor Sisolak joined with Nevada DHHS to provide an update on Nevada’s COVID-19 Vaccination Program Playbook for Statewide Operations that was submitted to (CDC) on Oct. 16. The playbook was put together by the Nevada Division of Public and Behavioral Health.

 The Playbook is a draft that the Nevada State Immunization Program will use and update as more information becomes available from the CDC and the FDA related to the release of a COVID-19 vaccine. While a vaccine is not currently approved for use, the NV DHHS anticipates only receiving a small amount of vaccine when it is distributed and through the plan has developed priorities for immunizations for high-risk populations. 

In addition to the vaccine update, Governor Sisolak announced that he has a goal to open conventions up to 50% capacity by January 1, 2021.

Governor Sisolak, Nevada Department of Health and Human Services releases COVID-19 Vaccination Program Playbook

COVID-19 Vaccination Program Nevada’s Playbook for Statewide Operations

Today’s COVID-19 Press Bulletin is HERE.

The COVID-19 Mitigation & Management Task Force Weekly County Criteria Tracker:

Election News

State fines Douglas County, Minden-Tahoe Airport management company $5,500 after Trump rally (NV Indy)

In high-stakes election, Biden, Trump court Nevada’s growing Asian American and Pacific Islander communities (NV Indy)

How changing suburbs are defining the race for Nevada’s 3rd Congressional District (NV Indy)

Agency and Local Government Updates

CDC updates guidance identifying ‘close contact’

Southern Nevada Health District COVID-19 Update

Regular UI initial claims moderate, PUA initial claims increase noticeably; PEUC claims at 75,000

Division of Industrial Relations issues 3 citations, flags declining compliance with COVID-19 workplace health and safety requirements in southern Nevada

More Flights Coming Soon to Reno Tahoe International

Free City Of Las Vegas Shuttle, “The Downtown Loop,” To Relaunch 


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