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Three veterans home residents test positive

Three residents at the Southern Nevada State Veterans Home have tested positive for the coronavirus. All remain in isolation, according to a statement released Friday night by the Nevada Department of Veterans Services.

Key things to do if you are sick; isolation first step

With the number of COVID-19 cases increasing in Clark County and one reported in Boulder City, there are important things residents can do to protect themselves if they have been diagnosed with or exposed to the virus.

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BC man describes having virus as ‘odd’

Monday morning Manny Franco of Boulder City woke up feeling under the weather. He knew something was not quite right. He was not 100 percent.

Diners have smorgasbord of options

Boulder City is ripe with food options, despite schools being closed and stores running low on some items due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Coronavirus Q&A

In the past three months, “coronavirus” has become a household word. But how much do we know about the virus and the disease it causes, COVID-19? Here are some key facts as well as information about what to expect and how to prepare.

Let the count begin; census underway

The 2020 census has started in Boulder City, and residents can now be counted to help determine how they will be represented and where federal funds will be distributed for the next 10 years.

Nursing home inspections show failing infection control methods

More than 80 percent of Nevada’s nursing homes have failed to meet federal standards for infection prevention and control in the past three years, according to Medicare data.

Recognize symptoms to help prevent virus’ spread

Here is some basic information about Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), including how to recognize it and how to protect yourself and others:

News Briefs, March 19

Candidate field finalized

City cancels meetings, closes facilities

Boulder City officials recently declared a state of emergency due to the global coronavirus pandemic and have postponed all public meetings and workshops as well as limited access to public facilities.

Local caucus goes ‘smoothly’

Rain and gray skies didn’t put a damper on registered Democrats’ enthusiasm as they gathered Saturday in Boulder City to select delegates for a presidential candidate for the 2020 election.

Eagle eyes keep bird count accurate

When it comes to counting bald eagles, technology has to take a back seat to good old-fashioned fieldwork. At Lake Mead National Recreation Area, that means biologists, binoculars and boats.