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Southern Nevada hospitals delaying ‘nonessential’ surgeries

Southern Nevada hospitals are postponing surgeries deemed nonessential to conserve resources and make room for patients suffering from the novel coronavirus.University Medical Center of...
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Affordable Care Act still at risk of being dismantled, advocates warn

It’s an awkward time for celebrating your birthday, especially if you are a landmark piece of healthcare legislation.The Affordable Care Acts this week turns...
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Reno to shut down bars, nightclubs, gyms and restaurants to combat coronavirus

In an effort to curb the spread of COVID-19, Reno is shutting down bars, nightclub, gyms and restaurants, Mayor Hillary Schieve announced Monday.In an...
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Official: Southern Nevada considered a COVID-19 ‘hot spot’

Southern Nevada has suffered its first death from COVID-19, and health officials are already running out of test kits, the health district announced Monday. “We...
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Inmate mistakenly released from Clark County jail after being tested for COVID-19

A man who was arrested on a bench warrant Friday night was tested at the Clark County Detention Center for COVID-19 and released Saturday...
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Clark County resident first reported COVID-19 death in Nevada

A Clark County man in his 60s is the first person known in the state to have died from COVID-19, the disease caused by...
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Sisolak imposes social distancing in casinos: “We don’t know what we’re dealing with”

Nevada casinos that choose to remain open during the COVID-19 outbreak will be subject to new requirements aimed at “social distancing” and reducing the...
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House passes coronavirus response bill; Trump urges Senate to do the same

The U.S. House early Saturday morning approved an emergency stimulus package to combat the coronavirus pandemic after President Donald Trump signaled his support for...
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Health officials report eight new cases of COVID-19 in Southern Nevada

Health officials in Southern Nevada announced eight new presumptive positive cases of COVID-19 on Friday. In two weeks Southern Nevada has gone from no...
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Are Nevada hospitals prepared for COVID-19?

On Wednesday, Dr. Brian Monahan, the physician for the United States Congress, predicted about one-third of Americans could be infected by the new coronavirus...

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