COVID-19 Federal Aid

Una mujer monitoriza un laboratorio de simulación.
Cortesía de Gigi Guizado de Nathan /UNLV Simulation Center de Las Vegas

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La brecha idiomática entre pacientes y trabajadores de la salud, queda expuesta aún más durante la pandemia de COVID-19. Los estudiantes de medicina de la Universidad de Nevada en Las Vegas, trabajan para superar los desafíos de comunicación en un laboratorio de simulación de la universidad. 

Governor Steve Sisolak sits at a podium at the state legislature.
Lucia Starbuck / This Is Reno

Lawmakers in Nevada are slated to gavel into a special session Wednesday morning to address a looming budget crisis. According to a report released by the Governor’s Office, Nevada is looking at a $1.2 billion deficit in the state’s general fund. 

A field of tall hay.
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The U.S. House of Representatives passed new COVID-19 relief legislation that drops some restrictions to receiving aid, like requiring a social security number. KUNR’s Stephanie Serrano spoke to a Nevada resident who was ineligible for federal aid in the first go-around due to her husband's immigration status and is awaiting the Senate’s decision.