On June 17, the Southern Nevada State Veterans Home (SNSVH) received positive COVID-19 tests results for three residents and one staff member. These tests were conducted as a precaution after a new resident, who had tested negative prior to admission, later tested positive. Additional test results are pending.
As a part of the SNSVH’s proactive infection control protocols and their ongoing efforts to protect residents and staff, all new residents are tested prior to admission and staff continues to carefully follow all state and federal guidelines and protocols.
“Our clinical and support staff at the Southern Nevada State Veterans Home are doing everything within our power to protect our residents and their team mates,” said NDVS Director Kat Miller. “For months they have aggressively fought against the spread of this virus. I am tremendously proud of each of them and their refusal to relax their guard.”
Access to the home remains limited to team members and vendors only and drive through visitation requires interested parties to call ahead to 702-332-6736 for details. Additionally, anyone entering the building is required to undergo screening and team members are required to be tested prior to entry.
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Updates on this health situation at the Southern Nevada State Veterans Home is available by calling 702-332-6705. The phone line is updated on Tuesdays by noon or when conditions change.