Attorney general warns against scammers selling fake COVID-19 vaccination cards
Lawmakers plan for enhanced federal Medicaid dollars to last through 2021
April 19th, 2021 - 9:30am
Assemblywoman Maggie Carlton, during a budget subcommittee meeting on Thursday, suggested that lawmakers plan for the extra federal health care funding to exist for an additional six months beyond the current date it is set to expire, June 30. Her recommendation comes as the federal government has indicated that the current public health emergency will “likely” extend through the end of the calendar year, which would, in turn, mean that the enhanced federal matching dollars would be available through March 2022.
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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
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Senate committee advances bill to create ‘988’ mental health hotline, set plan for allocating opioid settlement funds
Lawmakers debate bill allowing terminally ill patients to take life-ending drugs
April 8th, 2021 - 2:00am
"This is not a question about choosing between living and dying," Assemblyman Edgar Flores (D-Las Vegas) told members of the Assembly Health and Human Services Committee during a Wednesday hearing. "This bill is about having control, and a choice at the moment of dying."
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What Happened Here: How the Battle Born state's fight against the virus turned into one against itself
Bill would eliminate need for doctor’s appointment to receive birth control pills
In Carson City visit, Biden’s health chief announces extension of Obamacare special enrollment period
March 23rd, 2021 - 2:38pm
Becerra made the announcement Tuesday while visiting a health care center in Carson City. He followed it up with a roundtable that featured Gov. Steve Sisolak and Heather Korbulic, a staffer for the governor who previously directed the Silver State Health Insurance Exchange.
Democratic senator seeks overhaul of HIV laws she says will help remove stigma
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.