Is It Safe to Visit Las Vegas Right Now?

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Nevada does not require testing or quarantine for domestic visitors. International arrivals need to comply with the federal laws and bring a negative COVID-19 test result taken no older than 72 hours prior to their arrival.

The full capacity of most establishments has been reestablished and most COVID-19 related restrictions have been lifted, especially for vaccinated travelers. 

Vaccination Rollout

Vaccination rollout in the state has been going smoothly. To date 47% of the population in the state has received at least the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.

How safe is Las Vegas according to the CDC?

According to their epidemiological map Nevada’s positive cases are among the highest in the country.

The Governor of Nevada, Steve Sisolak, announced that he will implement the necessary measures to keep Las Vegas’ economy going while ensuring the safety of locals and visitors.

The Governor has also stated how personal responsibility is necessary to keep oneself and others safe. To ensure the cooperation of the public, he has kept face coverings mandatory on indoor spaces.

Are there any COVID-19 restrictions in Las Vegas?

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Back on May 1, Governor Steve Sisolak lifted the statewide social distancing requirements against the advice of health authorities. 

Effective June 1, Las Vegas was “100 percent reopened”. Wearing a face mask indoors is still mandatory though it has been relaxed following updated C.D.C. guidance.

Fully vaccinated travelers can now visit Las Vegas Strip and the surrounding areas without restrictions. Restaurants and nightclubs will be open for them and capacity limits will not apply.

Also, casinos have already opened at 100% capacity.

COVID-19 situation in Nevada

Updated – June 12

Last Friday Nevada reported 262 new COVID-19 cases and one more death.

The state has reported 327,140 total cases and 5,622 deaths, according to the Department of Health and Human Services.

The new cases were higher than the two-week before. (Source: 8NewsNow Nevada)

Nevada’s Governor still asking for help 

Battle Born Medical Corps is an initiative created by Governor Sisolak’s Emergency Directive 011 to help fight the COVID-19 pandemic. 

If you are a local healthcare administrator, student practitioner, international medic who got your licensure outside of the US, or a health care retiree you can apply to help relieve the medical personnel in need at ServNV.org.

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