In new phase of the immunization effort, community groups take a grassroots approach to getting out the vaccine
Casinos, other gaming establishments to follow new county rules on occupancy, social distancing on May 1
April 23rd, 2021 - 6:00pm
The Nevada Gaming Control Board announced on Friday that it will allow gaming establishments to follow capacity limits and social distancing requirements set by their counties when the state turns pandemic health and safety decision-making over to local governments on May 1.
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Coronavirus Contextualized, 47th edition: Cases, hospitalizations slightly up though not yet ‘cause for alarm,’ state officials say
April 23rd, 2021 - 2:00am
Welcome to the 47th installment of “Coronavirus Contextualized.” For more than a year now, we have brought you the latest COVID-19 numbers in Nevada, including COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations and deaths, and provided context to them on a near-weekly basis through this series.
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As the state’s economy continues its recovery, The Nevada Independent will track the most important economic indicators across the state on this page, including unemployment numbers, gaming revenue and housing prices.
Washoe to continue to work on reopening plan as other counties’ proposals advance through review process
Attorney general warns against scammers selling fake COVID-19 vaccination cards
After governor announces 100 percent June reopening goal, some counties share plans to get there faster, others take a ‘measured’ approach
Sisolak sets June as goal for 100 percent reopening as some counties prepare to get there on their own
What Happened Here: Facing a brighter, though hazy, future, Nevada grapples with vaccines, variants and the road to recovery
Coronavirus Contextualized, 46th edition: Cases, hospitalizations see small increase as vaccine rollout expands
April 9th, 2021 - 2:00am
Welcome to the 46th installment of “Coronavirus Contextualized.” For more than a year now, we have brought you the latest COVID-19 numbers in Nevada, including COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations and deaths, and provided context to them on a near-weekly basis through this series.
What Happened Here: How Nevadans changed the course of the pandemic and how it, in turn, changed us
What Happened Here: How the Battle Born state's fight against the virus turned into one against itself
Coronavirus Contextualized, 45th edition: More than a quarter of Nevadans vaccinated as Nevada again hits record low hospitalizations
What Happened Here: How COVID threw learning in flux, reshaping education for the future
Coronavirus Contextualized, 44th edition: Cases surpass 300,000 as vaccines administered crest 1 million
Sisolak: All Nevadans 16 and older will be eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine starting April 5
What Happened Here: A company town turned ghost town during the COVID shutdown starts to rebuild
March 14th, 2021 - 3:00am
Nevada is, once again, healing, just as it did after the tourism industry was rocked by 9/11, the Great Recession and 1 October. That healing, though, has only ever been surface deep. The question now is whether history will repeat itself.
Coronavirus Contextualized, 43rd edition: Vaccinations continue as cases plateau, hospitalizations near lowest-ever point
Sisolak receives COVID-19 vaccine, renews push to vaccinate Nevadans 65+ as eligibility expands to food, hospitality workers
State health officials urge more people 65+ to receive COVID-19 vaccine
March 10th, 2021 - 7:30pm
About 63 percent of Nevadans age 65 and older have been vaccinated as of Wednesday, but state health officials say they are aiming for between 70 and 80 percent in order to move on to the next eligible group, as laid out in the governor’s COVID-19 vaccine playbook.