COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus)

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We are actively monitoring the level of risk of COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus) to the public in close coordination with Washoe County Health District and other regional agencies. We will continue to provide updates as they become available. City personnel and programs are prepared to protect the public. As this is an evolving situation, we strongly urge the public to practice good hygiene, stay home when feeling unwell, and call your health practitioner if you are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms (fever, fatigue, cough, and aches).  

We thank the community for their cooperation and understanding during this time. We can slow the spread of respiratory viruses in our community when we work together. 

State Information and Red Zone Designation

  • State of Nevada, Governor's COVID-19 Mitigation and Management Task Force has identified Washoe County as having a sustained elevated risk of COVID-19 transmission. This information is reviewed weekly by the Task Force and subject to change.
    • For more information, see the for detailed information.
  • City of Reno and Washoe County have been listed as a Red Zone based on a White House report.

November 22, 2020: Gov. Sisolak announces additional restrictions to help slow
the spread of COVID-19 in Nevada

  • Restaurants, bars, gaming operations, gyms, fitness facilities and other businesses and activities will be limited to 25 percent of applicable fire code capacity, down from 50 percent.
  • Retail stores – including grocery stores – will remain at 50 percent of capacity, with strict social distancing and additional monitoring requirements.
  • Public gatherings will be limited to no more than 50 people or 25 percent capacity, whichever is less. No large events will be approved during this time frame.
  • Private gatherings will be limited to no more than 10 people from no more than two separate households, and the State’s face covering requirement will be extended to private gatherings.
  • Nevadans must wear face coverings at all times, whether indoors or outdoors, when around individuals from outside their households.
  • The new measures take effect on Tuesday, November 24, 2020, and will last for at least three weeks.

The Regional Information Center is reminding residents to adhere to following , Federal and :

  • Wear a mask at all times outside the home and maintain physical distance
  • Use take out, outdoor dining or indoor dining when strict social distancing can be maintained
  • Protect anyone with serious medical conditions at home by social distancing at home and using high levels of personal hygiene
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Still have questions?

If you are experiencing symptoms (fever, fatigue, cough, and aches) or are concerned about exposure, contact the Washoe County Health District at 775-328-2427 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Sunday, or call Washoe 311 (Dial 3-1-1) after hours. 

Trao đổi tuyệt đốiWashoe 311 is providing answers to a lot of questions about COVID-19 and are trained on when to transfer people to the appropriate Health District personnel.