Announcements

  • Mar. 17, 2020
    Dear Colleagues, We continue to monitor developments of COVID-19 in Southern Nevada and throughout the state and country. The landscape continues to evolve and we are adjusting as circumstances change. Over the last 48 hours, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Trump Administration have significantly revised their prior recommendation about social gatherings; we are now...
  • Mar. 17, 2020
    The Southern Nevada Health District continues to offer clinical services to the community. Steps are being taken to ensure clients, patients, and staff are protected during service delivery. Additional services are suspended or available online. Check the Southern Nevada Health District for updated information:  The Food Handler Safety Training Card (Health Card) program is suspended...
  • Mar. 16, 2020
    The Southern Nevada Health District is reporting 35 cases of COVID-19 in Clark County, including one person who has died. The death occurred in a male Clark County resident who was in his 60s. He had been hospitalized and had underlying medical conditions. “This loss of life is a tragedy, and we want to express our condolences to the family,” said Dr. Fermin Leguen, Acting Chief Health Officer...
  • Mar. 15, 2020
    Dear Colleagues, Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak announced Sunday that all K-12 schools statewide will be closed to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.  He also directed his executive branch to close state offices to the public as soon as possible, and authorized all state agencies to use discretion regarding their operations and workforce, but suggested that employees whose work can be done...
  • Mar. 13, 2020
    At this time, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention does not recommend testing, symptom monitoring, or special management for people exposed to asymptomatic people (those without symptoms) who have had potential exposure to COVID-19 (“contacts of contacts”). These individuals are not considered exposed to COVID-19. Symptomatic people (those experiencing symptoms) who meet the CDC’s...
  • Mar. 13, 2020
    The Southern Nevada Health District is reporting eight new presumptive positive COVID-19 cases, bringing the total to 16 cases in Clark County. All investigations are ongoing, and additional information will be provided as it becomes available. Based on current information, close contacts of these individuals are being identified or have been notified and are following self-quarantine procedures...
  • Mar. 12, 2020
    Dear Students, UNLV will transition to remote/virtual instruction beginning Monday, March 23. The university campuses and facilities will remain open. Thank you for your patience and support as we work through these extraordinary circumstances together. Housing Students who live on campus may remain in student housing for the remainder of the Spring semester while UNLV continues online...
  • Mar. 12, 2020
    Dear Colleagues, UNLV will transition to remote/virtual instruction beginning Monday, March 23. The university campuses and facilities will remain open. Thank you for your patience and support as we work through these extraordinary circumstances together. University Operations The university will continue its enhanced cleaning and sanitizing efforts. Supervisors/managers should provide...
  • Mar. 12, 2020
    Dear Students, I am reaching out to share updates related to UNLV operations and class instruction. The Southern Nevada Health District continues to communicate the COVID-19 risk remains low to the general public, and there are no reported cases of COVID-19 on our campuses. We also know this is a fluid situation and ever-evolving, and things can change quickly.  The health and well-being...
  • Mar. 12, 2020
    Dear Colleagues, I am reaching out to share updates related to UNLV operations and class instruction. The Southern Nevada Health District continues to communicate the COVID-19 risk remains low to the general public, and there are no reported cases of COVID-19 on our campuses. We also know this is a fluid situation and ever-evolving, and things can change quickly.  The health and well-being...
  • Mar. 12, 2020
    The Southern Nevada Health District has received reports of three new presumptive positive cases in Clark County. These investigations are in the preliminary phase, and the Health District will provide additional information as it becomes available. Currently, the health district is reporting eight cases in Clark County – seven presumptive positives and one that has been confirmed by the Centers...
  • Mar. 11, 2020
    Dear Students, We know there is concern and anxiety around the COVID-19 issue – both on our campus and in the community. The situation is fluid and continues to evolve. The health and well-being of our students, faculty, and staff – especially those who are at greater risk – are at the forefront of our decision making and planning. Today, the Nevada System of Higher Education asked all NSHE...