Nevada

Carolyn Goodman
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Associated Press
April 16, 2020 - 5:07 am
Nevada health officials are moving toward opening several hundred temporary hospital beds within days to handle a potential surge of coronavirus patients, while acknowledging they may be preparing for a wave that never comes.
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Associated Press
April 15, 2020 - 8:32 am
Nevada Democrats say the state’s plan to conduct its June primary almost entirely by mail because of the coronavirus could make it difficult for people to vote or have their ballots counted unless the secretary of state makes some changes.
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Shoppers leave with groceries as others wait for their turn to enter a Smith's Food & Drug store on March 20, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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Mitch Kelly
April 15, 2020 - 6:54 am
A sight we see more of lately is of shoppers standing in line outside of stores waiting to be left inside.
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Mitch Kelly
April 15, 2020 - 5:49 am
A Nevada commission has recommended that state officials decide if nonviolent felons and elderly inmates should be freed from Nevada prisons to prevent the spread of the coronavirus behind bars.
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Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak speaks during a news conference on the state's response to the coronavirus outbreak at the Grant Sawyer State Office Building on March 17, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada
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Associated Press
April 15, 2020 - 5:16 am
Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak said the state is nowhere near ready to begin reopening parts of its shuttered economy due to the coronavirus and is working to address a deluge of residents trying to get unemployment benefits.
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Unemployment insurance form and clipboard on a desk.
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Paul Ihander
April 14, 2020 - 6:48 pm
Nevada looks to implement a staggered system for people out of work to help speed up the processing on their claim.
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Paul Ihander
April 14, 2020 - 1:38 pm
The addition of 700 airmen and soldiers creates the largest state activation in Nevada National Guard history.
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Mitch Kelly
April 14, 2020 - 6:23 am
More restrictions have been put in place at McCarran International Airport as the coronavirus pandemic wreaks havoc on the air travel industry.
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Doctor holding Hydroxychloroquine drug
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Associated Press
April 14, 2020 - 6:09 am
University Medical Center has begun prescribing hydroxychloroquine to nonhospitalized coronavirus patients with fever and mild pneumonia.
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Mitch Kelly
April 14, 2020 - 5:33 am
The Silver State Health Insurance Exchange, the state agency that connects Nevadans to qualified health plans through the online State Based Exchange (SBE), known Nevada Health Link, is extending its limited-time Exceptional Circumstance Special Enrollment Period for qualified Nevadans who missed...
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