LAS VEGAS >> With COVID-19 circumstances on the rise once more, the Better Las Vegas Public Well being Company recommends returning to carrying masks in public and indoor settings.
The Southern Nevada Well being District stated in a information launch Friday that Clark County is at a “excessive neighborhood degree” of the virus.
The Facilities for Illness Management and Prevention awarded Clark County the designation based mostly on latest charges of hospital admissions and mattress occupancy from COVID-19.
Dr. Fermin Leguen, the district’s medical director, strongly urged residents to think about carrying masks as a preventative measure towards one other surge. They need to additionally be sure that they’re updated on their COVID-19 vaccinations.
To assist gradual the unfold of the virus, the well being district this week additionally launched two merchandising machines with self-test kits. One machine is on the Regional Transportation Fee’s Bonneville Transit Middle. The opposite is within the foyer of the emergency division at Mesa View Regional Hospital.
A 3rd merchandising machine is deliberate.