Assembly Bill 259, introduced by Assemblywoman Tracy Brown-May, D-Las Vegas, would require providers of jobs and day training services to pay at least the state minimum wage to those with intellectual or developmental disabilities.
Reno Police Department Detective Janira Varty was injured in 2019 during a car accident when she slid on black ice while on duty. Afterward, her entire body was in pain, and she was unable to lift things or raise her arms above her shoulders. Despite doctors attesting that her injuries were a result of the ...
Nearly 12 years ago, a nonprofit centered on substance abuse prevention in Lyon County, Nevada, broadened its services to dental care. Leaders with the Healthy Communities Coalition were shocked into action after two of their food pantry volunteers used pliers to pull each other’s abscessed teeth. The volunteers saw no other option to relieve their ...
Biden spoke about how his 2024 budget will help complete the job that his Inflation Reduction Act couldn’t: lowering health care costs for all Americans, rather than just those who use Medicare.
Thousands of Nevadans could lose their no-cost Medicaid health coverage this year as pandemic emergency provisions wind down, according to state officials. Following a three-year grace period during the worst of COVID-19, Medicaid recipients will be required to reapply for benefits beginning April 1.
To solve Nevada’s doctor shortage, one Las Vegas lawmaker proposes helping doctors pay off student debt in exchange for working in the Silver State, all in an effort to help lure more medical professionals.
The 14-day average for new daily confirmed cases dipped to 86 in the county from 91 a week ago, according to data posted Wednesday by the Nevada Department of Health and Human Services. Statewide, the average decreased to 126 from 135.
COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations inched up this week in Clark County and statewide, while remaining at some of the lowest levels of the pandemic.
Just under 100,000 people signed up for insurance through Nevada’s health insurance exchange during the latest enrollment period, according to the state.
The number of new COVID-19 cases continues to drop in Clark County, with Nevada among a handful of states with all of its counties experiencing low levels of the disease.