Virus Outbreak

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Mitch Kelly
January 15, 2021 - 6:23 am
While many parents were hoping for a full return to the classroom soon for the Clark County School District, CCSD's Board of Trustees on Thursday approved taking baby steps before allowing everyone to return.
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Spc. Demetrie Barnett of the Nevada National Guard administers a COVID-19 test during a preview of a free drive-thru COVID-19 testing site in the parking garage of the Texas Station Gambling Hall & Hotel on November 12, 2020 in North Las Vegas
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Mitch Kelly
January 15, 2021 - 5:53 am
The last day of operations at the drive-thru COVID-19 testing site at Texas Station will be Friday.
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Mitch Kelly
January 15, 2021 - 5:20 am
A U.M.C. COVID-19 Vaccination Center will open its doors at Encore at Wynn Las Vegas on Monday.
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Coronavirus tracking or contact tracing application to reduce coronavirus spreading after quarantine detecting infected people
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Mitch Kelly
January 15, 2021 - 5:16 am
The UNLV School of Public Health has been awarded a $1.7 million grant from the State of Nevada to continue its COVID-19 contract tracing efforts in partnership with the Southern Nevada Health District.
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Spc. Katherine Deskins (L) of the Nevada Army National Guard administers a Moderna COVID-19 vaccination to Clark County Fire Department Capt. Jasmine Ghazinour on the first day of Clark County's pilot vaccination program at Cashman Center on January 14,
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Associated Press
January 15, 2021 - 5:01 am
A new study found about one-third of Nevada residents currently are unlikely to get vaccinated for COVID-19 but their explanations of their reasoning suggests it’s possible to persuade many to change their minds, one of the lead researchers said.
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schoolgirl studying math during her online lesson at home, social distance during quarantine, self-isolation, online education concept
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Mitch Kelly
January 14, 2021 - 5:22 am
Las Vegas, NV (KXNT) - The Clark County School District board of trustees meets Thursday night to discuss the beginnings of students returning to the classroom.
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Doctors in hospital discussing coronavirus
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Associated Press
January 14, 2021 - 5:10 am
One Las Vegas hospital said Wednesday that it declared a capacity crisis over the weekend, citing a surge of COVID-19 patients that overfilled its intensive care unit.
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Epidemic concept COVID-19. Coronavirus Test Station. Medical worker in full protective gear takes sample from patient at a COVID-19 drive-thru test site.
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Mitch Kelly
January 13, 2021 - 6:17 am
Starting Wednesday, the drive-thru COVID-19 testing site at Texas Station at Rancho and Lake Mead will operate three days a week, Wednesday through Friday, starting at 8 a.m.
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Mitch Kelly
January 12, 2021 - 5:40 am
More than 5,500 Southern Nevadans who are in arrears in their payments to Southwest Gas due to the loss of employment or other economic effects stemming from the pandemic have had their bills paid for by Clark County with the use of federal CARES Act funding.
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Exterior view of the WalMart logo
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Mitch Kelly
January 11, 2021 - 7:53 am
The Walmart Super Center located near McCarran Airport is closed for what the company calls “routine COVID-19 sanitation cleaning.”
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