UNLV In The News

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March 27, 2020
It’s hard to imagine a place that stands to lose more during the coronavirus outbreak than Las Vegas. Its economy is built on big gatherings: casinos and concerts, conferences and clubs. According to the Nevada Resort Association, a quarter of all Nevada workers are in the hospitality industry.
March 27, 2020
UNLV Medicine has received approximately 2,000 calls per day from Las Vegas residents seeking a test for COVID-19 since curbside testing was announced Tuesday, according to a spokesperson.
March 27, 2020
COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus, might hit people who smoke, vape or have drug addiction problems the hardest, warn experts. The warning comes after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) stated that smokers are at a higher risk, thanks to their compromised immunity.
CDC Gaming Reports Inc.
March 27, 2020
The online gambling industry has developed around the world and provided customers an enjoyable form of entertainment. As with almost any activity, so long as the product is used in appropriate moderation, it causes no harm and provides the benefits of any number of forms of leisure activities. In normal operations, operators should be keeping a watch for players playing for excessive amounts of time or money (which may not be conclusive), but the vast majority of customers are playing for the fun and excitement of the game.
March 27, 2020
The CDC and Southern Nevada Health District are telling us to stay home, even if we’re sick. Unless we have a high fever, worsening cough, and difficulty breathing — the symptoms of COVID-19 — the best course of action is to call our doctor; if an exam is necessary, make it virtual. That means a lot of people will be staying home sick.
March 27, 2020
It used to be that casino CEOs might do a promotional video or appear on camera to promote a resort.
March 27, 2020
When Cassandra Raina first tried to file for unemployment online on March 15, a message popped up on her screen saying she would need to call the Nevada Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation to complete the process.
Associations Now
March 27, 2020
As many people settle into new routines that severely limit their ability to see colleagues, friends, and family, they are hopping on social media hoping to revive some of those lost connections. However, one expert warns that if you’re not careful about how you use social media, you could end up feeling less connected and more depressed.
March 27, 2020
Following a new guiding document from the Nevada System of Higher Education, the University of Nevada, Las Vegas decided to postpone the 2020 Spring Commencement over the coronavirus pandemic.

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