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Press Releases: COVID-19 in Nevada

Press Releases from Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak, Nevada Health Response, Nevada Department of Health and Human Services and Other Top Nevada COVID-19 News
Entity Date Title
Nevada Health Response 9/17/2020 COVID-19 Mitigation and Management Task Force approves Clark County and Elko County plans to reopen bars due to improved data and mitigation efforts

Nevada Health Response 9/10/2020 COVID-19 Mitigation and Management Task Force votes to allow bars to reopen in Washoe County, Pahrump with restrictions
Nevada Health Response 9/3/2020 COVID-19 Mitigation and Management Task Force reviews, takes action on high-transmission risk counties
Nevada Governor’s Office 8/31/2020 Governor Sisolak announces 45 days extension of the residential eviction moratorium amid the COVID-19 public health crisis
Nevada Health Response 8/27/2020 COVID-19 Mitigation and Management Task Force reviews, takes action on high transmission risk counties
Nevada Health Response 8/26/2020 State health officials will continue to recommend COVID-19 testing for all close contacts, despite sudden change in CDC guidance
Nevada Department of Health and Human Services 8/24/2020 Nevada Launches Digital Contact Tracing App “COVID Trace”
Nevada Health Response 8/20/2020 Clark, Washoe, Elko to continue bars, pubs, taverns, breweries, distilleries, and wineries closure; Nye to resume operations outside Town of Pahrump
Nevada Governor’s Office 8/17/2020 Colorado, Nevada, Oregon & Washington Announce Coordination on Telehealth
Nevada Governor’s Office 8/14/2020 Governor formalizes the Road to Recovery: Moving to A New Normal plan via Directive 030

Nevada Governor’s Office 8/13/2020 Gov. Sisolak issues statement on Nevada COVID fatalities
Nevada Governor’s Office 8/7/2020 Eight Nevada counties flagged for elevated disease transmission risk, must submit assessment, action plans
Nevada Governor’s Office 8/6/2020 Gov. Sisolak signs unemployment insurance legislation, announces concerted efforts to address backlog of claims
Nevada Governor’s Office 8/3/2020 Gov. Sisolak, Nevada Health Response team launch long-term response plan

Nevada Governor’s Office 7/31/2020 Gov. Sisolak announces emergency directive extending previous directives

Nevada Department of Education 7/28/2020 Governor Sisolak Issues Directive in Support of Safe Return to School Buildings

Nevada State Treasurer 7/20/2020 State of Nevada’s $30 million residential rental assistance program now taking applications

Nevada Health Response 7/16/2020 State seeks additional information and plans from cities, counties in response to federal ‘red zone,’ ‘yellow zone’ designations

Nevada Governor’s Office 7/13/2020 State releases detailed look at federal funding received to date to help battle COVID-19 pandemic

Nevada Governor’s Office 7/10/2020 State, DHHS release criteria, county list to help slow COVID-19 spread

Nevada Governor’s Office 7/6/2020 Governor Sisolak releases Nevada COVID-19 Fiscal Report & Fiscal Year 2021 budget summary ahead of Legislative Special Session

Nevada Governor’s Office 7/1/2020 Latest Re-Opening Response Plan to target outreach

Nevada Governor’s Office 6/29/2020 Gov. Sisolak announces emergency directive extending Phase 2 reopening plans

Nevada Governor’s Office 6/25/2020 Governor Sisolak announces gradual lift to eviction moratorium, announces rental assistance program

Nevada Governor’s Office 6/24/2020 Gov. Sisolak announces mandatory face covering policy in public
Nevada Health Response 6/11/2020 Gov. Sisolak announces distribution of CARES Act funding to local governments to assist with COVID-19 expenses

Nevada Health Response 6/10/2020 Nevada Health Response releases guidance on youth sports

Nevada Health Response 6/9/2020 Nevada Health Response notes uptick in COVID-19 cases, reiterates precautionary measures
Nevada Department of Education 6/9/2020 Governor Sisolak Signs Directive Allowing K-12 School Facilities to Re-Open for Summer Learning and Activities

Nevada Governor’s Office 6/4/2020 Governor Sisolak Highights COVID-19 Progress
Nevada Health Response 6/3/2020 TODAY AT 11 A.M.: Nevada COVID-19 Response Director, Chief of Testing, and Deputy Administrator of Community Health Services to provide update on testing, contact tracing, and funding plan

Nevada Governor’s Office 6/1/2020 Gov. Sisolak approves comprehensive COVID-19 testing, contact tracing plan, Interim Finance Committee accepts grant funding to support implementation

Nevada Department of Health and Human Services 6/1/2020 Warmline launched to support Nevada’s health care workers
Nevada Health Response 5/29/2020 Governor Sisolak adjusts travel advisory for Nevada as the State enters Phase 2
Nevada Health Response 5/29/2020 Nevada Health Response website adds testing locator map
Nevada Health Response 5/28/2020 Nevada Health Response Release Phase 2 Directive, Guidance

Nevada Department of Health and Human Services 5/28/2020 Nevada 2-1-1 app announced
Nevada Governor’s Office 5/27/2020 Governor Sisolak announces negative COVID-19 test result
Nevada Governor’s Office 5/26/2020 Governor Sisolak announces Phase 2 Reopening

Nevada Governor’s Office 5/26/2020 Out of an abundance of caution, Gov. Sisolak cancels planned press conference
Nevada Governor’s Office 5/22/2020 Governor Sisolak To Discuss Phase 2 Reopening Next Tuesday, Sets Target Date for Reopening of Gaming in Nevada
Nevada Governor’s Office 5/21/2020 Governor Sisolak Announces Board of Parole Commissioners to allow for virtual public participation in hearings for eligible inmates

Nevada Governor’s Office 5/21/2020 Governor Sisolak Announces State of Emergency after 6.5 magnitude earthquake

Nevada Health Response 5/15/2020 TODAY AT 3 P.M.: Governor Sisolak to provide update on Phase 1 of the Nevada United: Roadmap to Recovery Plan
Nevada Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation 5/14/2020 Pandemic Unemployment Assistance System to Launch Saturday for Self-Employed and Independent Contractor Claimants

Nevada Department of Health and Human Services 5/13/2020 Plan for dental providers offers guidance for procedures
Nevada Governor’s Office 5/11/2020 Governor Sisolak declares State of Fiscal Emergency due to COVID-19 pandemic

Nevada Governor’s Office 5/12/2020 Work Search Requirement for Unemployment Insurance Benefits Waived Until Further Notice from State or Department of Labor
Western States Pact 5/11/2020 Western States Pact Urges Federal Support for States and Cities Responding to COVID-19 Pandemic
Nevada Governor’s Office 5/11/2020 Gov. Sisolak declares State of Fiscal Emergency due to COVID-19 pandemic
Nevada Governor’s Office 5/11/2020 Gov. Sisolak Signs Directive Allowing Non-Merit Staff to Assist with Unemployment Claims

Nevada Health Response 5/8/2020 Nevada Health Response Releases Industry-Specific Guidance for Phase 1 Reopening

Nevada Health Response 5/07/2020 Gov. Sisolak: Nevada ready for Phase 1 reopening on Saturday, with statewide standards

Nevada Heath Response 5/01/2020 Nevada Health Response: Governor Sisolak signs directive to protect Nevadans from garnishment of COVID-19 related funds

Nevada Governor’s Office 4/30/2020 Gov. Sisolak announces Nevada United: Roadmap to Recovery plan

Nevada Health Response 4/29/2020 Governor Sisolak announces extension Stay at Home directive with initial easing of restrictions

Nevada Health Response 4/28/2020 Gov. Sisolak: Nevada ready to resume limited medical and dental procedures
Nevada Governor’s Office 4/27/2020 Nevada & Colorado Join California, Oregon & Washington in Western States Pact
Nevada Department of Health and Human Services 4/24/2020 Nevada Aging and Disability Services Division receives federal funds to support Older Adults and People with Disabilities
Governor’s Office for New Americans 4/22/2020 Managing your Family’s Mental Wellbeing During COVID-19
Nevada Department of Education 4/21/2020 Governor Sisolak Announces Nevada School Buildings will not Re-Open During the 2019-20 School Year
Nevada Health Response 4/21/2020 Governor Sisolak provides criteria, framework for state-specific reopening plan
University of Nevada School of Medicine 4/21/2020 Nevada State Public Health Lab to start limited antibody testing in coming weeks
Nevada National Guard 4/20/2020 Nevada Guard begins COVID-19 sample collection support
Nevada Eighth Judicial District Court 4/20/2020 Step-By-Step Online Domestic Violence Temporary Protective Order Application Launched By District Court As Risks Rise Amid Coronavirus
Nevada Governor’s Office 4/16/2020 Gov. Sisolak updates Nevadans on COVID-19 testing capabilities, future plans
Nevada Department of Health and Human Services 4/15/2020 Lab in Las Vegas issued cease and desist for operating without license – Public notified of invalid COVID-19 test results
Nevada Health Response 4/14/2020 Gov. Sisolak announces updates to help Nevadans file for Unemployment Insurance
Nevada Department of Education 4/14/2020 Governor Sisolak Issues Declaration of Emergency Directive to Support High School Students in Graduating On Time

Nevada Health Response 4/14/2020 Echoes of the past: the 1918 Influenza Epidemic in Nevada
Nevada Health Response 4/14/2020 Nevada Guard enters historic response to battle COVID-19
Nevada Department of Education 4/14/2020 Governor Sisolak Issues Declaration of Emergency Directive to Support High School Students in Graduating On-Time
Nevada Department of Health and Human Services 4/14/2020 Health care workforce grows as volunteers join Battle Born Medical Corps
Nevada Department of Health and Human Services 4/13/2020 Nevada Department of Health and Human Services Office of Analytics launches data dashboard focused on skilled nursing, assisted living facilities
Nevada Health Response 4/13/2020 Nevada Health Response releases video from State Emergency Operations Center/Joint Operations Center
Army Corps of Engineers 4/11/2020 Army Corps of Engineers Assess Sites for Hospital Space in Nevada
Nevada Health Response 4/10/2020 Governor Sisolak announces federal funding for National Guard
United States Air Force 4/10/2020 Thunderbirds to honor front line COVID-19 responders with Las Vegas flyover
Nevada Governor’s Office 4/09/2020 Gov. Sisolak Announces Selection of Call Center Vendor, Adding at Least 100 Full-Time Operators to Manage Unemployment Calls
Nevada Health Response 4/08/2020 Governor Sisolak announces expansion of social distancing emergency directives

Nevada Governor’s Office for New Americans 4/06/2020 The Governor’s Office for New Americans launches multilingual #StayHomeforNevada PSA
Nevada Health Response 4/04/2020 Gov. Sisolak & DHHS urge Nevadans to join Battle Born Medical Corps

Nevada Health Response 4/04/2020 Major Disaster Declaration approved for Nevada’s COVID-19 response
Nevada Health Response 4/03/2020 Nevada Medical Advisory Team issues recommendations for face coverings to prevent spread of COVID-19

Nevada Governor’s Office 4/03/2020 Due to Economic Impacts of COVID-19 Pandemic, Gov. Sisolak Asks State Agencies to Review Budgets and Make Recommendations for Reductions

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4/02/2020 Nevada Insurance Commissioner releases guidance for carriers during COVID-19 pandemic
Nevada Health Response 4/01/2020 Governor Sisolak activates national guard, signs directive to bring relief to healthcare professionals
Nevada Health Response 4/01/2020 Governor Sisolak announces Stay at Home directive, extends closure date to the end of April
Nevada Governor’s Office 4/01/2020 Gov. Sisolak Requests Major Disaster Declaration from President Trump for Additional Support in COVID-19 Response

Nevada Department of Health and Human Services 4/01/2020 Aging and Disability Services Division Nevada COVID-19 Aging Network rapid response announced
Nevada Governor’s Office 3/31/2020 Governor Sisolak’s Signed Letter to Travel Leaders
Nevada Health Response 3/31/2020 Governor Sisolak issues travel advisory for State of Nevada
Nevada Health Response 3/31/2020 Governor Sisolak Signs Directive Related to Legal Proceeding, Permits, and Licenses
Nevada Governor’s Office 3/30/2020 Governor Sisolak Announces New Emergency Operation Structure to Direct the Statewide Response to COVID-19
Nevada Health Response 3/29/2020 Governor Sisolak, Attorney General Ford, State Treasurer Conine to announce housing stability measures amid COVID-19 public health crisis
Nevada Department of Health and Human Services 3/25/2020 DPBH and Public Health Lab Statement Regarding State of Nevada Policy Testing for COVID-19 Testing
Nevada Health Response 3/24/2020 Governor Sisolak signs emergency regulation restricting drug distribution during COVID-19
Nevada Health Response 3/24/2020 Nevada Health and Human Services Guidance and Resources for Child Care Providers and Families
Nevada Health Response 3/24/2020 Governor Sisolak signs directive related to public gatherings to mitigate spread of COVID-19
Nevada Health Response 3/24/2020 Nevada governors create Stay Home for Nevada PSA
Nevada Health Response 3/23/2020 Nevada one of three states allowed to develop, assess and conduct COVID-19 testing on its own
Nevada Department of Health and Human Services 3/23/2020 Essential services available from Nevada Health and Human Services
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3/23/2020 Governor Sisolak Announces Distance Education Plan Approvals for 16 of 17 School Districts and All Charter Schools
Nevada Health Response 3/22/2020 Governor Sisolak announces COVID-19 Response, Relief & Recovery Task Force (RRR) to be led by Jim Murren
Nevada Health Response 3/22/2020 Governor Sisolak signs emergency directive on public meetings to maintain government transparency & protect public safety
Nevada Health Response 3/21/2020 Statement from Nevada Superintendent Jhone Ebert
Nevada Health Response 3/21/2020 Statement from State Epidemiologist on COVID-19 Dashboard
Nevada Health Response 3/20/2020 Gov. Sisolak Announces Additional Measures to Support Schools, Students during COVID-19
Nevada Health Response 3/20/2020 Governor Sisolak announces new directive for nonessential businesses
Nevada Department of Health and Human Services 3/20/2020 Nevada Medicaid announces COVID-19 response, highlights changes to telehealth policy
Nevada Department of Health and Human Services 3/20/2020 Stay Home for Nevada: What Nevadans Need to Know and Do
Nevada Governor’s Office 3/19/2020 Governor Sisolak Waives Work Search Requirement and Wait Period for Unemployment Insurance Benefits
Nevada Health Response 3/19/2020 Nevada Health Response adds data dashboard feature to website
Nevada Health Response 3/19/2020 Governor Sisolak Petitions President for Hospitality Industry Relief
Nevada Department of Health and Human Services 3/19/2020 Child Care is ‘Essential Business’ in Nevada
Nevada Governor’s Office 3/18/2020 Governor Sisolak Announces Nevada is One of First States to Get Statewide Approval for SBA Disaster Loans
Nevada Governor’s Office 3/18/2020 Governor Sisolak Releases Statement in Support of Nevada’s Asian-American Community
Nevada Department of Health and Human Services 3/18/2020 NV Public Health Labs Testing for COVID-19
Nevada Health Response 3/18/2020 Nevada Health Response COVID-19 Risk Mitigation Initiative 
Nevada Health Response 3/17/2020 Governor Sisolak Announces COVID-19 Risk Mitigation Initiatives
Nevada Governor’s Office 3/16/2020 Governor Sisolak Releases Statement on First Death Related to COVID-19 in Nevada
Nevada Executive Department 3/15/2020 COVID-19 Declaration of Emergency Directive 
Nevada Governor’s Office 3/15/2020 Governor Sisolak Updates Public on State Action and Guidance Regarding COVID-19
Nevada Governor’s Office 3/13/2020 Governor Sisolak Declares State of Emergency in Response to COVID-19
Nevada Governor’s Office 3/13/2020 ICYMI: State of Nevada Releases New “Nevada Health Response” Website to Provide Resources and Guidance on COVID-19
Nevada Governor’s Office 3/07/2020 Governor Sisolak Updates Public on COVID-19 Situation in Nevada
Nevada Governor’s Office 3/06/2020 Governor Sisolak Releases Statement Regarding Presumptive Positive Case of COVID-19 in Washoe County
Nevada Governor’s Office 3/06/2020 Governor Sisolak Adopts Emergency Regulation to Protect Nevadans from Increased Medical and Prescription Costs Related to COVID-19
Nevada Governor’s Office 3/05/2020 Governor Sisolak Releases Statement Regarding Presumptive Positive Case of COVID-19 in Nevada
Nevada Department of Health and Human Services 3/04/2020 State of Nevada 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Public Health Update: Department announces weekly updates on situation in Nevada
Nevada Governor’s Office 2/28/2020 Governor Sisolak and Local and State Health Partners Brief Public on Efforts Related to COVID-19
Nevada Department of Health and Human Services 1/29/2020 Southern Nevada Resident Being Tested for Novel Coronavirus: First potential Clark County case identified Tuesday

Links to Other Agencies’ Press Releases/COVID-19 Info

Nevada Health Districts
Carson Health and Human Services Southern Nevada Health District
Washoe County Health District
Hospitals and Other Health Providers and Facilities
Carson Tahoe Health Renown Health University Medical Center – Las Vegas
St. Mary’s – Reno Northern Nevada Medical Center Centennial Hills Hospital Medical Center – Las Vegas
Henderson Hospital Kindred Hospital Las Vegas – Flamingo Campus Kindred Hospital Las Vegas – Sahara Campus
Nevada Government Agencies and Entities

Nevada Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation

Nevada Attorney General

Nevada Board of Pharmacy

Nevada Secretary of State

Nevada Department of Veterans Services

Nevada Department of Business and Industry

Division of Insurance

Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles

Nevada Department of Transportation

Nevada Division of Forestry

COVID-19 blogs related to outdoor recreation

Nevada Department of Public Safety

Nevada Department of Corrections

Nevada Gaming Control Board

Nevada Department of Education

Nevada System of Higher Education

Nevada Public Utilities Commission

Nevada Health Link

University of Nevada, Las Vegas

University of Nevada, Reno

University of Nevada School of Medicine

Nevada Department of Taxation

Nevada State Treasurer

McCarran International Airport (Las Vegas)

Reno-Tahoe International Airport

Nevada Department of Agriculture

 

Cities, Counties and Related Agencies

City of Las Vegas

City of North Las Vegas

North Las Vegas Justice Court

Clark County

Regional Transportation Commission (RTC) of Southern Nevada

Regional Transportation Commission (RTC) Washoe County

Elko County

City of Reno City of Sparks Humboldt County

Washoe County

COVID-19 page from Washoe County

Media & Partners Resource Page

Washoe County School District Clark County School District Carson City School District

Nevada Indian Commission

Law Enforcement

Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department

Reno Police Department
Federal Agencies
Internal Revenue Service

Social Security Administration

U.S. Department of Homeland Security

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Veterans Administration – Southern Nevada Healthcare System

National Park Service U.S. Small Business Administration Bureau of Land Management – Nevada

U.S. Forest Service, Humboldt-Toiyabe
National Forest

 

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