- Nevada Gov Steve Sisolak announced that he will be increasing limits on gathering sizes.
- This new directive increases the limit on gatherings from 50 to 250 people or 50 percent of capacity.
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Today, Nevada Gov Steve Sisolak announced that he will be issuing an Emergency Directive adjusting the COVID-19 Statewide Baseline Mitigation Standards, including increasing limits on gathering sizes.
The new directive and accompanying guidance addresses gatherings of all
types and iterations. This new directive increases the limit on gatherings
from 50 to 250 people or 50 percent of capacity, whichever is less, so long
as social distancing can be maintained and all other requirements can be
“This is an important step towards allowing more Nevadans to safely
participate in social gatherings, including those facilitated by our faith-based communities,” Gov Sisolak said. “Additionally, this will allow
Nevada to continue on the responsible path of economic reopening and
recovery. With this next step comes great responsibility for our residents,
business owners, workers, and families. I’m confident Nevada will rise to
this challenge to ensure we follow all mitigation measures and guidance to
reduce the spread of COVID-19 and protect our economy.”
For a full summary of today’s announcements and guidance, click here for
“Nevada Guidance for Safe Gatherings.”
In addition to the overall guidance document, specific guidance has been
prepared and can be reviewed below:
- NEVADA GUIDANCE FOR SAFE GATHERINGS – Celebrations, Ceremonies, and Events
- LARGE GATHERING VENUE COVID-19 PREPAREDNESS & SAFETY PLAN: Submission Guide
- NEVADA PLACES OF WORSHIP AND LIFE-RITES CEREMONIES
- GATHERINGS AT PRIVATE RESIDENCES
About Gov Steve Sisolak
Gov Steve Sisolak was born into a working-class family in Milwaukee, Wisconsin where his parents, Ed and Mary worked hard to provide for their three children. Steve inherited their blue-collar ethic, working full-time to put himself through college at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Steve then enrolled in UNLV’s Graduate Studies Program, where he received a master’s degree in 1978.
Gov Steve Sisolak is proud to be able to call Nevada home and is honored to serve our families as their governor. Throughout his time in office. Steve’s goal is to keep Nevada strong and moving forward by investing in education, creating jobs by diversifying the economy, and guaranteeing quality, affordable health care for all Nevadans.
Learn more here.