LAS VEGAS >> With COVID-19 circumstances rising once more, the general public health agency for metro Las Vegas is advising a return to carrying masks in public, indoor settings.
The Southern Nevada Health District mentioned in a information launch Friday that Clark County is at a “high community level” of the virus.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention gave Clark County the designation primarily based on latest charges of hospital admissions and mattress occupancies for COVID-19.
Dr. Fermin Leguen, chief medical officer for the district, strongly urged residents to think about using masks as a preventative measure with one other surge taking place. They also needs to be sure they’re updated on COVID-19 vaccines.
To assist sluggish the virus’ unfold, the health district this week additionally launched two merchandising machines carrying self-test kits. One machine is on the Regional Transportation Commission’s Bonneville Transit Center. The different is within the foyer of the emergency division at Mesa View Regional Hospital.
A 3rd merchandising machine is deliberate.