Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak addressed Nevada citizens a 6:00 p.m. March 17th. He outlined the mandates that are being implemented as follows:
All non-essential services will be closed for a minimum of 30 days and may be extended as necessary.
Essential services such as police, fire, health care services, pharmacies, grocery stores, banks and financial institutions, hardware stores and gas stations will remain open.
All gaming activities will end including in bars, grocery stores, convenience stores. All gaming machines must be locked down by midnight. Other non-essential services, such as gyms, rec centers, malls, hair salons, spas, barber shops, etc. must be closed.
For worship services, urges religious leaders to find other ways to reach parishioners instead of with personal gatherings.
Suggests wedding and funeral services be postponed or be held outside with limited attendance.
Restaurants and bars must be closed, except for drive-thru, delivery, curbside or take-out.
Employees who are laid off or furloughed should file for unemployment benefits online (details on gov.nv.gov website under FAQs)
There is no penalty or restrictions on restaurants if they want to donate the excess food products they have on hand to non-profit food outlets.