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Nevada governor signs Phase 2 reopening directive, releases further guidelines

Directive 021 will allow Nevada's gaming industry to open June 4
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Posted at 5:23 PM, May 28, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-28 20:29:13-04

NEVADA (KTNV) — Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak signed a Phase 2 reopening directive and shared the Nevada Health Response's guidelines for individuals and businesses as the Silver State moves into Phase 2 of the Nevada United: Roadmap to Recovery plan.

Thursday's directive expires on June 30, with all prior guidelines referenced also remaining in effect through the end of June, according to the governor's office.

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Data trends will continue to be monitored throughout Phase 2 for an estimated period of 2-3 weeks. The governor said he maintains the ability to enter Phase 3 of reopening before June 30, should the data trends continue to remain positive.

Additionally, the Nevada Health Response Center, in coordination with the Local Empowerment Advisory Panel (LEAP) and the governor's office, released general Phase 2 guidance for individuals and businesses.

The governor's Directive 021 is said to allow Nevada's gaming establishments to open as of June 4.

Nevada Gov. Sisolak sets target date of June 4 for reopening gaming industry

Nevada's Gaming Control Board issued an industry notice on Wednesday to restricted and nonrestricted licensees with updated health and safety policies for reopening after the temporary closure.

A spokesperson for the governor said the guidance released for individuals and businesses was developed by the Local Empowerment Advisory Panel (LEAP) in conjunction with the governor's office, public health officials and local health districts, business leaders, state agencies and state licensing and regulatory boards.

What is reopening and when during Phase 2 in Las Vegas

More information on Nevada United: Roadmap to Recovery is also available here.