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Las Vegas Mayor Goodman signs emergency declaration for the city amid COVID-19 outbreak

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Posted at 3:25 PM, Mar 17, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-17 19:13:50-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Mayor Carolyn Goodman has signed an emergency declaration for the City of Las Vegas during the coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic.

The city has made adjustments to its services in response to the coronavirus outbreak.

  • Senior Centers - In following the President’s declaration of a national coronavirus emergency, where he gave direction to protect our most vulnerable populations such as seniors, all of the city’s five senior centers, and a portion of an additional facility with senior services, are closed effective Saturday, March 14. The centers will be thoroughly cleaned and disinfected.
  • The March 19 grand reopening of Woofter Family Park has been cancelled.
  • The March 24 Human Trafficking Symposium scheduled for City Hall is being postponed to a later date.
  • Traffic violation windows at the Municipal Court are closed until further notice.
  • The city of Las Vegas Corporate Challenge has been postponed indefinitely.
  • Visitation at the City Jail is suspended as of March 15.
  • Safekey/Ignite programs are also closed. Current customers can credit dates between March 16 and April 3 to their account for future use.

For all updates the city has created a website.

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