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Honors College Alumna of the Year Casey Barber helped thousands of Nevadans navigate COVID-19 by leading UNLV's contact tracing team.
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School of Public Health, Health District partnership includes nearly 240 student contact tracers trained to help minimize the spread of COVID-19.
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Did you know that Las Vegas is home to more than 10,000 LGBTQIA+ people aged 50+?
So-called "breakthrough infections," Covid cases among the vaccinated do happen, but Southern Nevada Health District numbers indicate those infections are rare.
Some state and local governments in the West are cracking down on misinformation about COVID-19 and its treatments.
Some state and local governments in the West are cracking down on misinformation about COVID-19 and its treatments. The moves come as a growing number of hospitals are becoming overwhelmed with mostly unvaccinated patients.
The University of Nevada, Las Vegas contact tracing team was honored with being named the Program of the Year by the University of Nevada Public Health Association.
Some state and local governments in the West are beginning to crack down on misinformation about COVID-19, as hospitals are overwhelmed with mostly unvaccinated patients.