Sun City Summerlin’s Community Association ended its policy requiring residents to present their COVID-19 vaccination cards or mask up before entering community facilities.
The university made the announcement Thursday, citing new guidance from the Nevada System of Higher Education. But the higher education system hasn’t yet announced any change.
The county commission’s decision Tuesday signaled a major milestone in the year-plus fight against the coronavirus for Nevada’s most populous region.
The Clark County School District and Nevada colleges aren’t planning to drop policies requiring mask-wearing on campuses and offices.
New federal guidance that fully vaccinated people no longer need to wear a mask in most indoor and outdoor settings is now effective in Nevada. Yet businesses in the state may still require masks for customers and employees, if they so choose.
In a major step toward returning to pre-pandemic life, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention eased mask-wearing guidance for fully vaccinated people on Thursday.
The governors of Michigan, Mississippi and Louisiana likewise eased up on bars, restaurants and other businesses Tuesday, as did the mayor of San Francisco.
No Mask Nevada hosted a rally in front of Gov. Steve Sisolak’s southwest Las Vegas home on Monday afternoon to protest his mandate on face coverings.
Nevada’s COVID-19 safety protocols remain in place, but events show several tourist areas crowded with tourists, many of them not wearing masks.
A counterprotester at a No Mask Nevada demonstration Saturday was arrested following a shoving match between him and multiple other men, the Metropolitan Police Department said.
About 200 people gathered in south Las Vegas on Saturday morning as part of No Mask Nevada PAC’s sixth demonstration protesting Gov. Steve Sisolak’s mask mandate.
Saturday’s rally at the corner of Cheyenne Avenue and Durango Drive in State Senate District 6 was the fifth protest that the No Mask Nevada PAC has organized, according to PAC chair Melissa Blundo.
The City Council on Wednesday unanimously approved a resolution that would penalize businesses if patrons aren’t wearing masks.
Rep. Jim Jordan of Ohio repeatedly pressed the top health official on whether protests in Portland and other cities against police brutality and racial discrimination should be curbed to stop the virus spread.
The Las Vegas Sands Corp. resort says it’s the first Las Vegas-based property to develop such a program, which is done in partnership with waste management company TerraCycle.