Announcements

  • Mar. 11, 2020
    Dear Faculty and Staff, We know there is concern and anxiety around coronavirus (COVID-19) – 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...
  • Mar. 11, 2020
    As we continue to ensure that your campuses and NSHE System Administration are following the recommendations of health officials regarding the best practices to maintain the ongoing health and well-being of all students, faculty, and employees within the NSHE community, I am writing this memorandum to provide an update and guidance on systemwide preparations and responses to COVID-19. Campus...
  • Mar. 11, 2020
    The Southern Nevada Health District is reporting three new presumptive positive COVID-19 cases, bringing the total to five 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. 11, 2020
    Carson City, NV – Nevada Attorney General Aaron D. Ford is warning consumers to be alert of scammers looking to take advantage of fear surrounding the coronavirus (COVID-19) to sell fake products or steal your money or personal information. Fraudsters may use text messages, social media and emails to promote these scams. Consumers should be cautious of fraudsters using these platforms as a means...
  • Mar. 10, 2020
    Dear Campus Community, Your health and well-being continues to be UNLV’s top priority. There are no known cases of COVID-19 on our campuses.  As new COVID-19 cases are reported, it is important to remember that immediate risk from the virus to the general public remains low at this time, according to the Southern Nevada Health District. So far, the Southern Nevada Health District has...
  • Mar. 10, 2020
    The Las Vegas Valley Water District issued the following statement regarding the safety and availability of water through the COVID-19 outbreak: A message about coronavirus (COVID–19) COVID–19 is a respiratory illness, like the flu, which is spread from person to person—there is no indication that transmission can occur via drinking water supplies. Southern Nevada’s drinking water is treated...
  • Mar. 9, 2020
    The Southern Nevada Health District received a report of a second presumptive positive case of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in a Clark County resident on March 8. Test results are considered “presumptive positive” until the result is confirmed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The patient is a woman in her 70s who is currently hospitalized and in isolation. Two adults...
  • Mar. 6, 2020
    The Southern Nevada Health District reported a COVID-19 case in a Toronto resident with a recent travel history that includes Las Vegas. There are no reports that this individual developed his infection during his travels. Public health officials in Nevada are gathering more information about this case. As of March 6, Toronto Public Health is reporting 14 positive cases of COVID-19 in Toronto....
  • Mar. 6, 2020
    The Washoe County Health District (WCHD) in Northern Nevada on March 5 received a presumptive positive case of COVID-19 (novel coronavirus), the first in Washoe County. The test has been sent to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for confirmation. Test results are considered “presumptive positive” until the result is confirmed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The...
  • Mar. 5, 2020
    The Southern Nevada Health District announced the first presumptive positive case of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in a Clark County resident. Test results are considered “presumptive positive” until the result is confirmed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The patient is a male in his 50s who is hospitalized and currently in airborne isolation. The patient reported a...
  • Mar. 5, 2020
    Dear Campus Community, The Southern Nevada Health District this morning announced the first presumptive case of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in a Clark County resident. The patient is a male in his 50s who is hospitalized and currently in airborne isolation. The patient reported a recent travel history to Washington state, where community spread of the virus is being reported, and Texas,...
  • Mar. 2, 2020
    Dear UNLV Student, As spring break approaches, we are writing to provide an update regarding the coronavirus outbreak and to share additional guidance on international travel. If you are planning personal travel to an international destination, be aware you may face unpredictable circumstances, travel restrictions, challenges returning home or accessing healthcare while abroad. We urge you to...