UNLV and its sister Nevada System of Higher Education institutions have mandated students, faculty, staff, and visitors wear face coverings and masks to stop the spread of COVID-19. Such preventive practices reduce transmission of airborne respiratory illnesses.
is defined as a “covering that fully covers a person’s nose and mouth, including without limitation, cloth face mask, surgical mask, towels, scarves, and bandanas” ( A “face covering”State of Nevada Emergency Directive 024).
are meant to protect those around us by covering our noses and mouths while we talk, breathe, cough, and sneeze. While on campus, everyone at UNLV is required to wear a mask/face covering when interacting with others and when in public spaces, including outside. Face coverings and masks
should be used together and are Social distancing and face coveringsnot substitutes for one another. You should wear a face covering and maintain six feet of distance from others who do not live in your household.