Yesterday, Governor Sisolak signed a proclamation formally ending the Declaration of Emergency related to the COVID-19 pandemic. The State of Emergency declaration has been in place since March 2020 and has allowed the State to respond to challenges brought forward by the pandemic. Ending the State of Emergency ends certain flexibilities that were in place to help the State reaction to changing and unknown circumstances.
From the Governor’s Press Release:
“Today, we are turning the page on the State of Emergency caused by COVID-19 and are laser focused on ensuring our recovery from the public health, fiscal and economy crisis serves the needs of Nevada’s families,” said Governor Steve Sisolak. “I am proud of the way we came together as the Battle Born State to respond to this virus and to protect lives and livelihoods. COVID-19 is still with us, and we can all still take steps to protect ourselves from the virus, but now is the time to end this State of Emergency.”
Proclamation Terminating Declaration of Emergency Related to COVID-19
05/19/2022 End of Emergency – Guidance
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