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Officials: Mandatory School EpiPens Helping Children In Nevada
School district officials say an eighth-grader who had a severe allergic reaction after sampling foods in a cooking class was given an emergency epinephrine shot by the school nurse on Feb. 12.
Nurse Robin Reinders says that by the time the ambulance arrived, the boy's symptoms had subsided.
A similar incident happened Feb. 14, when a ninth-grader had an allergic reaction during lunch. School officials say they used an EpiPen while waiting for the ambulance, and the student is now back in school and feeling fine.
Nevada legislators passed a law in 2013 requiring schools to keep epinephrine shots to treat students immediately during severe allergic reactions.
State Agencies in California and Nevada are urging Californians impacted by the mass shooting in Las Vegas to apply for financial assistance for medical expenses, counseling and other costs.
Windy, dry conditions that have raised the threat of wildfires in Nevada has prompted the National Weather Service to issue a red flag warning for most of the northern half of the state into Tuesday.
Marijuana is rolling into dispensaries again in Nevada after the state licensed two distributors. But those are the only two for the entire state.
(AP) - Gov. Brian Sandoval has authorized state regulators to consider emergency rules that would allow officials to determine whether the state has enough marijuana distributors to keep its retail shops supplied.
Recreational marijuana may not be on the menu in Nevada as planned in just 10 days. On Tuesday, a Carson City judge ruled there is a problem with getting pot from point “A” to point “B.”
(AP) - Nevada is lowering the age requirement for permits to carry concealed weapons to 18 for active-duty soldiers and honorably discharged veterans.
Nevada's Washoe County School District decided Tuesday not punish students with overdue lunch accounts by feeding them different meals.
Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval says he remains opposed to a GOP congressional plan to repeal or replace many provisions of the Affordable Care Act.
An attempt in Nevada to cap insulin prices for people with diabetes and their insurance companies is being abandoned over questions of the proposal's legality.
An unlikely coalition in Nevada is trying to force pharmaceutical drugmakers to refund insurance companies and diabetics if insulin prices surpass inflation.
Nevada is receiving $5.6 million from the federal government to combat an opioid crisis largely stemming from addiction to prescription painkillers.
Nevada's state forester has resigned less than two months after an independent review criticized the way the Nevada Division of Forestry responded to a prescribed burn that sparked an October wildfire, destroying 23 homes south of Reno.
Nevada lawmakers are advancing legislation to return voting rights to certain felons after they serve time.
Nevada Democrats are moving forward a proposal to give library managers clear authority to enforce weapons bans at their facilities.
The Nevada Department of Corrections has announced it is launching a program to combat opiate addiction in two state prisons.
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