Las Vegas Casinos re-opening June 4th:
THE D, GOLDEN GATE
Bellagio, New York-New York, MGM Grand and The Signature
Green Valley Ranch
Santa Fe Station
All Wildfire division properties
THE VENETIAN AND PALAZZO
WYNN AND ENCORE
Las Vegas Cornavirus Update May 26, 2020
Phase 2 starting Friday, May 29th
Las Vegas Cornavirus Update May 22, 2020
Governor Sisolak sets June 4 target date to reopen Nevada casinos.
Also, Governor Steve Sisolak announced he will hold a press conference on Tuesday, May 26, to discuss the Phase 2 stage of re-opening.
Nevada Coronavirus Information Links:
- Nevada: Latest updates on Coronavirus | Live Science
- Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) – Southern Nevada Health District
- Coronavirus Update From City of Las Vegas
Some business restrictions changing in Phase I:
- Restaurants allowed to open with dine in food service – Limited to 50% capacity in Phase I and all must wear masks.
- Barber shops, nail salons, beauty parlors every other chair or divider between customers and all must wear masks.
- Retail business must limit capacity be 50% of fire code. 50% of fire code rule now also applies to other stores that have already been open such as grocery stores and big-box stores.
Remaining closed in Phase I:
- Bars & taverns that don’t seerve food
- Bowling alleys
- Movie theaters
- Strip Clubs
Past Las Vegas COVID-19 updates:
Effective March 18, 2020, All Las Vegas casinos, non-essential businesses and group activities were closed until at least April 30 2020. As of April 22, 2020, no date for re-opening has been set.
All shows, nightclubs, pool parties, and conventions are currently cancelled until at least May 15th,
Las Vegas is shut down for the first time since the JFK assassination in 1963. This is the first time all Nevada casinos have been ordered closed statewide.
- On March 18, Governor Sisolak waived the state’s seven-day wait for unemployment benefits. He also declared that those applying for unemployment did not need to demonstrate that they were searching for work.
- On March 24, Governor Sisolak signed a directive limiting public gatherings to 10 people or fewer.
- Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak issued an emergency directive on March 29 forbidding evictions statewide, for the duration of the state of emergency.
ESSENTIAL BUSINESSES REMAINING OPEN
Essential services and sectors include, but are not limited to:
- Fire services, law enforcement agencies, emergency medical services & public safety agencies
- Healthcare services
- Businesses or organizations that provide food, shelter, or critical social services for disadvantaged populations
- Utilities as defined in NRS Chapter 704
- Trash collection
- Home maintenance/repair services
- Auto repair services & trucking service centers
- Grocery stores, supermarkets, hardware stores, convenience & discount stores
- Pharmacies, healthcare operations, & biomedical facilities
- Post offices & shipping outlets
- Gas stations & truck stops
- Banks & financial institutions
- Veterinary services & pet stores
- Laundromats & dry cleaners
- Food processing
- Agriculture, livestock & feed mills
- Logistics & Supply Chain Operations: Warehousing, storage, distribution, and supply-chain related operations
- Public transportation
- Essential stays in hotels, commercial lodging, dormitories, shelters, and homeless encampments
- Child care centers and daycares operating in accordance with requirements set forth by their licensing authorities and COVID-19 guidance
Services and sectors include, but are not limited to:
- Entertainment & hospitality, including but not limited to strip clubs and brothels, casinos, concert venues, arenas, auditoriums, stadiums, large conference rooms, meeting halls, and cafeterias
- Recreation and athletic facilities, including but not limited to community and recreation centers, gyms, health clubs, fitness centers, yoga, barre and spin facilities
- Beauty and personal care services and facilities, including but not limited to barber shops, beauty, tanning, waxing hair salons, and nail salons and spas
- Retail facilities, including shopping malls except for pharmacy or other healthcare facilities within retail operations. Retailers are encouraged to continue online operations with pickup and delivery
FOOD & BEVERAGE
All bars and restaurants to shutter their dine-in operations, but take-out, delivery and drive-through options may continue with strict sanitation in mind. “Pubs, wineries, bars, and breweries that do not include meals provided by a full kitchen should close,” the governor’s office said.
The Governor announced that all gaming machines, devices, tables, games, and any equipment related to gaming activity will be shut down. Restaurants and bars located within gaming properties will be subject to the same restrictions as those outside of gaming establishments.
Update, March 21: All cannabis storefront operations were closed by the governor on Friday night (March 20), but recreational and medical cannabis remain available by delivery only until at least April 30, 2020.
Examples of activities to avoid:
- Group gatherings Sleepovers
- Concerts and theater outings
- Athletic events
- Visitors in your house
- Non-essential workers in your house
- Shopping in malls Workouts in gyms