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 State of Nevada, Counties, Cities Issue Declaration of Emergency in Response to Coronavirus Outbreak

If you have a facility that could shelter coronavirus patients who do not need hospitalization but need accommodations away from the general population such as the infected elderly who cannot return to assisted living facilities, the homeless, visitors who cannot travel and others, please email us at

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COVID-19 screenings by appointment only at UNLV Drive-thru testing location, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday-Friday
You must be showing symptoms. Call (702) 583-4408.

COVID-19 Tests Results from the Nevada Department of Health & Human Services

Updated information on coronavirus can be accessed continuously from the Southern Nevada Health District website and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and PreventionThe public can call the Health District's Information Line at (702) 759-INFO (4636) with questions about coronavirus, daily from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Information also is available from the state on the Nevada Health Response website.

General Cautions
  1. Do not "panic shop." Please view this Shopping Tips PSA to help you prepare in case you self-quarantine. You also may view in Spanish.
  2. Be careful not to clog drains. Due to the shortage of toilet paper, people are turning to personal and baby wipes for their personal needs. Wipes should be tossed in the trash after use NOT flushed down the toilet. Wipes clog sewer lines and pumps causing overflows. Visit for more information.
  3. Las Vegas Valley Water District/Southern Nevada Water Authority WARN residents of utility impersonators trying to falsely gain access to homes. The agencies have suspended ALL residential and commercial site visits during this time. Agency staff wear photo ID badges with logo in plain view. Employees will NOT knock on doors unannounced, request entry to any home or business or ask customers to sign documents.
​Community Requests
  1. Consider fostering a pet during this time. Email or go to and complete an application.
  2. Community donations and how you can help and access help.
  3. Take the COVID-19 Business Impact Survey from the Governor's Office of Economic Development.
  4. Sign up for the State Emergency Registry of Volunteers-Nevada (SERV-NV). Registrants may join local Medical Reserve Corps, Statewide Volunteer Pool or Mental Health Crisis Counselors. Complete this online form.

Enhanced public services in response to coronavirus:

​Nevada Community Foundation Emergency Response Fund
  • Make grants and payments to assist the State of Nevada and its political subdivisions in responding to COVID-19;
  • Provide assistance and supplies to first responders and healthcare providers (individuals and institutions);
  • Aid Nevada nonprofits in addressing and recovering from the COVID-19 emergency;
  • Provide assistance to Nevada residents impacted by the COVID-19 emergency, particularly those most vulnerable because of health, economic or other circumstances; and,
  • Take such actions and make such payments as Nevada Community Foundation determines appropriate to respond to the COVID-19 emergency.
  • Donate online. Visit the website.

Household Supplies

  • ​Families can order household items such as toilet paper, paper towels, napkins, tissues, cleaning products from Lifeguard Supplies via their website The selection is limited and customers will be limited to buying only two of the same item in an order. 
State of Nevada
  • Nevada's Aging and Disability Services Division (ADSD) offers website through Nevada 2-1-1 at to help elders and caregivers with:
    • Essentials for Daily Living - access to food and prescription medications.
    • Telehealth Services – geriatric assessments, psychiatry, primary care and other clinical services as available.
    • Social Support Services Offering connection to education, wellness and social engagement through remote technologies including one to one, group peer support and volunteer opportunities.
  • File unemployment claims 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday online ONLY at
  • Work-search requirement & 7-day wait period for approved unemployment benefits waived, allowing claims submitted to be processed as quickly as possible.
  • Nevada Health Link offers special enrollment period for qualified persons who missed the Open Enrollment Period for healthcare insuranceThe new qualifying period runs March 17, 2020 to April 15, 2020.
  • English enrollment:  
  • Spanish enrollment:
  • Statewide Utility Adjustments
  • NVEnergy suspends disconnects for nonpayment for those directly affected financially by coronavirus; waiving late fees and deposits and making allowances for those unable to pay due to self-isolation. Contact the company's customer care center to make alternative payment arrangements. Call (702) 402-5555 or go online to
  • Southwest Gas suspends service disconnects indefinitely during coronavirus; offering flexible payment options to customers experiencing financial hardships; making mobile and online access easy. Call (877) 860-6020 Monday through Friday 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. (hearing impaired should call 711) or visit  
  • City of Henderson has temporarily suspended shut-offs of water service.
  • Boulder City suspends cutoffs on a case-by-case basis.
Employer/Employee Assistance
  • ​Employers in need of employees and individuals who have been laid off and are in need of work can go to
  • Employers can post available job openings and those seeking employement can search to see what is available. 
  • Some companies may be hiring. See this listing.
Food Assistance Resources

Food Assistance Resources

  • Clark County School District will continue to provide meals to families who receive free meals. CCSD Food Distribution center locations.
  • Three Square Food Bank establishes Coronavirus Emergency Food Fund to help anyone facing food insecurities as a result of coronavirus or hardship caused by the virus outbreak. Learn more.
  • Seniors living in the City of Mesquite who visit the Mesquite Senior Center for meals will be able to pick up or arrange for someone to pick up meals at the center Monday through Friday between 11 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Qualifying seniors may sign up for home delivery. Call (702) 346-5290 to make arrangements.
  • Reliance Connects (in Mesquite) is setting up FREE WiFi hotspots around the city to help residents connect to the Internet to stay informed and access needed resources.
  • RTC and Three Square Food Bank partner to deliver groceries to home-bound senior citizens. Get more information.
​Education Tools
  • ​Vegas PBS provides online at-home help to parents, caregivers and educators:
    • Classroom Cast - Instructional resources to provide in-home educational activities statewide. Digital lessons are available for elementary, middle and high school levels.
    • OnePlace - A portal dedicated for Clark County School District teachers and educators to ensure learning continuity for students. Clark County School District educators can use their AD credentials to log in.
    • Vegas PBS - The home for all Vegas PBS educational resources. 
    • PBS LearningMedia REACH - REACH is a self-paced interactive reading program to engage parents and children as at-home reading partners. Designed by classroom reading specialists and aligned with kindergarten through third grade standards.
    • Vegas PBS Curriculum-Based Programming Schedule.

Closures and service cancellations due to coronavirus:
Clark County Government
  • County buildings close to the public Wednesday, March 18 for 30 days. 
  • Community centers and recreation facilities. 
  • Parks closes playgrounds & park restroom facilities
  • Patrons can access trails but are encouraged to use social distancing of up to 6 feet away from another person.
  • ​County Board Meetings - Board of County Commissioners, Zoning Commission, Planning Commission and Stadium Authority Board meetings are cancelled for March.
  • CANCELLED special events include: Tacos & Tamales, Jazz in the Park, Eggstravaganza and the Clark County Fair
The Harbor
  • Closing West Charleston Blvd. location; 
  • Consolidating services at 861 N. Mojave Rd. facility.
  • Reduced hours will be 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily at Mojave Rd.
  • In-person services suspended. Parents, care-givers, community groups working with children may call the Harbor at (702) 455-6912.
  • County Buildings remaining open:
      • McCarran International Airport
      • University Medical Center 
      • Courts

Clark County District Court:

  • ​Eighth Judicial District Court suspends in-person gatherings and meetings.
  • See full details on suspended court activities.
  • Temporary Protective Orders available by phone for domestic violence victims. Mon-Fri. 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Call (702) 455-1500 or email:
  • To the extent possible, traffic-related matters should be conducted by telephone, video, or other remote electronic means. Individuals with questions regarding these restrictions may call (702) 455-4472 to speak to a customer service representative and be directed to the appropriate court. 

Las Vegas Justice Court (Beginning or by March 19):

  • Any persons arrested on a misdemeanor bench warrant, other than a bench warrant for battery constituting domestic violence or DUI or arrest on a civil bench warrant, shall be released on his/her own recognizance and given a return court date not sooner than 60 days.
  • All criminal in-custody hearings (with the exception of in-custody preliminary hearings & in-custody trials) will be via video conferencing.
  • Criminal out-of-custody hearings (with the exception of preliminary hearings) will be continued for 60 days.
  • Out-of-custody preliminary hearings to be continued for 60 days based on the department's calendar.
  • Individuals should contact their attorney for new court dates.
  • All traffic pretrial matters suspended for 60 days.
  • See full details on suspended court activities.
North Las Vegas Justice Court:
  • Court hearings will be conducted by video or telephone or rescheduled.
  • Small claims trials, motion hearings, etc. will be suspended to future dates.
  • Jury trials, civil and criminal, will be rescheduled.
  • Evictions proceedings will be suspended and/or stayed.
  • Individuals arrested in criminal offense cases may be released on own recognizance or given out-of-custody court dates 60 days from present time if bail is remitted.
  • See full details on civil and criminal proceedings and hearings.
Southern Nevada Health District (SNHD)
  • ​Closing Immuization Clinic at East Las Vegas Public Health Center, 570 N. Nellis Blvd. (effective Mar. 19)
  • Family Planning Services will continue to be available at the Nellis location.
  • Dental Clinics suspend service for 30 days.
  • Birth and Death Records Office closed. Services available online and by mail.
  • SNDH will continue to inspect drive through and take-out food service locations
  • Suspended inspections/reviews include:
    • Mobile Vending Plan Review
    • Temporary Food Establishment Plan Review
    • In-person Payments (permits and plans already in process will be completed)
​State of Nevada
  • Gov. Steve Sisolak announces order effective March 18 at noon for non-essential businesses to close to the public for 30 days: Nevada Health Response COVID-19 Risk Mitigtion Initiative Order
  • Non-essential businesses include, but are not limited to restaurants, gyms, bars, hair and nail salons, barbershops, etc. See a full list.
  • Gov. Sisolak issues Ordinance of Emergency Declaration March 20 mandating non-essential businesses that do not close to be subject to regulated enforcement.
City of Las Vegas


  • City closes parks playgrounds
  • Open spaces at city parks remain accessible to groups of 10 or fewer. 
  • Visit the city website for park locations, cleaning schedules and updates.
  • Public areas in City Hall and the Development Services Center closed until April 20. The public will only be allowed in with an appointment. A screening of symptoms for the Coronavirus will take place before an individual can enter into the buildings.
  • Community, cultural and senior Centers closed until April 20. As a result, spring break camps at all centers have been canceled.
  • Public areas, including the traffic violation windows, at Municipal Court are closed until further notice.
  • The lobby at the Parking Services Office is closed through April 20.
  • All public meetings except for City Council, Redevelopment Agency, Recommending and Planning Commission are suspended until further notice.
  • Durango Hills Golf Course, is closed until further notice.
  • The city of Las Vegas Corporate Challenge has been postponed indefinitely. 
  • Visitation at the City Jail is suspended.
  • Safekey/Ignite programs are closed. Current customers can credit dates between March 16 and April 3 to their account for future use.
  • The Downtown Loop Shuttle Service is closed indefinitely.

The public can call (702) 229-CARE (2273) from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday. Saturday and Sunday the line will give callers automated options.  

City of Henderson​
  • City Hall offices through Mon., March 23.
  • All City Council, board and commission meetings through end of March.
  • All city recreation centers and pools, sport leagues, programs, tournaments, Safekey, Teen Scene through April 13.
  • Kids Zone is cancelled the week of April 6-10; ABC ETC and Little Learners preschool to remain open.
  • Spring/Summer programs registration opens online only at 6 a.m. on March 24; mail-in registrations also accepted.

Cancelled events in the Henderson area include: Vintage Market & Craft Sale - 4/11; March On - 3/24; Disney's Beauty and the Beast - 3/26-4/4; Blue Ribbon Commission Leadership Day - 4/1; and Henderson BluesFest.

City of North Las Vegas
  • ​Neighborhood Recreation Center, Silver Mesa Recreation and Senior Center, Skyview Multi-Generational Center.
  • Sports programs, activities, tournaments and special events suspended.
  • North Las Vegas City Hall Library, Aliante Library, and Alexander Library.
    ***(These facilities are closed until further notice***
​Boulder City
  • ​All City Council, committee and commission meetings and workshops suspended through March.
  • Big Clean postponed - 3/28.
  • Public access to City Hall restricted through April 1. Call (702) 293-9329 or utilize the staff directory for assistance
  • Utility payments will be accepted at the back of City Hall.
  • Fingerprinting services suspended.
  • Other temporary closures include the city's municipal golf course, Boulder Creek Golf Club, Tiny Tots, Safe Key, aquatic center, arts center, fitness center, sports programs, youth center, and special classes.
City of Mesquite
  • Public access to City Hall is limited; residents are urged to call (702) 346-2835 to request appointments.
  • Beginning March 23 Development Services hours will be 8 a.m. to noon. Contractors should use the portal to submit documents or send via email.
  • All public meetings are cancelled through March
  • City facilities are closed until further notice; Sunshine Academy Pre-School and Safekey programs are suspended through April 13.
  • Sporting leagues, programs and tournaments are suspended indefinitely.
  • Mesquite Senior Center is closed. Seniors who visit the Mesquite Senior Center for meals will be able to pick up food or arrange for someone to pick up meals at the center Monday through Friday between 11 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Qualifying seniors may sign up for home delivery. Call (702) 346-5290 to make arrangements.
  • See more on the city's website.
Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority

The Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority (SNRHA) has transitioned into a partial shutdown of both our programmatic and administrative operations in response to the COVID-19 epidemic.

  • Effective Wednesday, March 18, the Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority will be closed until Monday, April 13.
  • Residents can contact our Call Center for health and safety, emergency and urgent work orders at (702) 477-3100.
  • HQS Inspections for the Section 8 program have been suspended until further notice to protect HCV participants, property owners/agents, and SNRHA employees. We will restart
  • HQS inspections  will resume when it has been determined that operations can be implemented safely for all parties.
  • The SNRHA has delayed the collection of rents due on April 1 to April 18 for all of our Public and Affordable Housing residents. This delay in rent payments doesn't apply to HCV participants. If necessary, all HCV participants will need to work out a payment plan with each of their perspective property owners/agents.
Clark County School District (CCSD), Private & Charter Schools
  • ​All CCSD schools closed Mon., March 16-April 13. Get information on student learning extension help.
  • Catholic Diocese schools cancels all athletics & travel.
  • UNLV transitioning to online-only classes.
  • Alexander Dawson School closed.
  • The Meadows School closed.
Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department (Metro)
  • Cancels public visits at County Detention Center. Authorized personnel will still be permitted between 6 a.m. and 6 p.m. to speak with inmates via video. 
  • To make deposits for an inmate go to (Facility Code: 289101) or send it by money order by U.S. mail to:

Inmate Name
Clark County Detention Center
330 S. Casino Center Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 891010

​Records and Fingerprint Bureau, Evidence Vault Section, Special Investigations Section and all Area Command front offices are closed resulting in the following services being unavailable:

  • Work Card Applications
  • Sex Offender Registration
  • Convicted Felon Registration
  • Concealed Weapons Permitting

Increased cleaning rotations at the County Detention Center

Additional steps taken to reduce officer contact with individuals when making arrests and routine traffic stops and service calls.

General Public Facilities & Public Park Areas


  • The Leid Discovery Children's Museum effective Mon., March 16 - April 13
  • The Springs Preserve effective Mon., March 16. (including the Spring Plant Sale, 3/21 & 3/22)
  • The Animal Foundation Veterinary Clinic through April 5. (Get updates on when services will resume at

Lake Mead National Recreation Area has closed the following areas/facilities:

  • All Nevada parking areas to vehicles 
  • All Nevada park facilities, including restrooms 
  • All Nevada public beaches and picnic areas 
  • All Nevada marina operations 
  • All Nevada campgrounds  
  • All Nevada launch ramps 
  • The park remains open to day-use walkers, hikers and bicyclists. The popular 34-mile River Mountains Loop Multi-use Trail remains open. Visitors are asked to "pack it in and pack it out." 
  • Overnight park visitors will be given until noon March 25, 2020, to make alternate accommodations and leave the park. 
  • Those with personal property within the park, such as boats, trailers or cabins, will be allowed vehicular access into the park to either remove their vessels or trailers or to remove belongings from their property.
  • Boats may not be removed from slips for recreation purposes within the park, and overnight stays are prohibited after March 24. 
  • Get park updates related to coronavirus at Get general Lake Mead and National Park Service updates here.
BLM Closures:
  • Red Rock Canyon Scenic Drive and Visitor Center
  • Sloan Canyon parking and visitor contact station
  • Red Rock Overlook
  • Red Spring picnic area and boardwalk
  • Campsites at the Red Rock Campground
Humboldt Toiyabe National Park
  • Limits groups gathering to 9 people from March 26 through June 30.
Valley of Fire State Park & Rye Patch State Recreational Area
  • Fully closed as of March 31
  • Includes all camping, day use and boating activity areas.
General Businesses
  • All Non-essential businesses directed to close or face penalties
  • Grocery stores reduce hours of operation so check before you go to your neighborhood grocer. Please be mindful not to purchase excessive supplies. Two-to-three weeks supplies recommended. Allow others an opportunity to purchase household goods such as toilet paper and paper towels. 
  • See this list of major stores and hours.
  • ​North Las Vegas Veterans Medical Center implements NO-VISITOR Policy effective immediately; Elective surgeries cancelled; in-person support group meetings cancelled.
  • Boulder City Hospital, Southern Nevada State Veterans Home and all nursing homes restrict visitors.
Clark County Family Services
  • All foster care informational sessions are cancelled until further notice.
  • April 9th - Spring Celebration Event is cancelled.
  • In-person child/parent visits scheduled at the visitation center are cancelled. Alternative visitation options shall be explored through the agency.
  • Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada
  • Stops Strip and Downtown Express route (SDX) beginning March 19.
  • Fixed route residential transit to operate Sunday schedule
  • Westcliff Airport Express and Centennial Express service suspended
Hours changing: