The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is asking states to have a plan in place to distribute a COVID-19 vaccine as soon as late October — but that doesn't mean an effective treatment will be ready quite so soon.
Independent hospitals could need to make drastic decisions such as reducing service lines or workforces to survive the cash crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, a new analysis finds.
The Silver State Health Insurance Exchange, Nevada’s state agency that helps individuals secure affordable health coverage through the online State Based Exchange (SBE) platform, Nevada Health Link, is reminding uninsured Nevadans they may qualify for a Special Enrollment Period if they have a qualifying life event.
Health officials in Las Vegas are launching a drive-thru coronavirus testing blitz, with help from the federal government and a goal of reaching 60,000 people.
Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin spoke by phone on Tuesday but did not make headway on a weeks-long stalemate over a stimulus package to provide Americans with economic relief from the coronavirus pandemic.
Nevada added 239 new COVID-19 cases and 23 deaths over the preceding day, as the state’s infection or positivity rate registered its first decline in nearly a month, according to state data posted Wednesday.
President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he planned to meet with pharmaceutical companies this week regarding his so-called most- favored-nation executive order aimed at lowering drug prices paid by the U.S. federal government.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has asked states to prepare to distribute a potential coronavirus vaccine as soon as late October, according to a series of planning documents sent to public health officials last week.
California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) launched a new plan to more slowly reopen his state’s economy after an alarming spike in coronavirus cases across the Golden State over the summer.
California lawmakers on Monday wrapped up a legislative session largely defined by the pandemic as they approved new COVID-19 sick leave for food workers, added sweeping labor protections for laid-off hotel staff and made it easier for essential employees to file for workers’ compensation.