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No more tiers – lanes instead
At last night’s 5 pm press conference, Governor Sisolak again revised the Playbook used to determine what tiers would be allocated the COVID-19 vaccine first.
This third revision is more practical since it takes into account that it is better to use all the vaccine to get it into people’s arms than sitting on a shelf. Nevada has received 170,400 doses and has provided 61,644 vaccines to date leaving 109,756 who possibly could have been vaccinated by now. According to the CDC, Nevada is consistently at the bottom of the list when it comes to administering the vaccine.
As you will see in the summary of the revised Playbook, the priorities and eligibility has been revised into Prioritization Lanes allowing the general population – with the most vulnerable first – to receive vaccinations at the same time as the industry categories.
In the various industries, some categories have been moved up to reflect their frontline involvement with the general public.
You may wish to read the synopsis of the press conference by the Nevada Independent.
In summation, there is light at the end of the tunnel, folks!
You may wish to read the full version of Playbook 3 noting all the changes announced last evening.
You’ve got your shot so will you be protected? 

Please check out the CDC facts page to understand more about the efficacy of the vaccination.  There are currently two authorized vaccines with three additional now in Phase 3 Clinical Trials.
Restrictions extend another 30 days
Also announced at last evening’s press conference: Restrictions now in place will continue to be in force for another 30 days. Restaurants will continue to operate at 25%, masks must be worn, social distancing stays and more. In other words, “it’s business as usual” for the moment. Please be aware that OSHA could show up at your doorstep at any moment.
SBA PPP seminar WEBINAR to be held at 2 pm TODAY. You may wish to tune in to learn about the changes in PPP 2.0. The banks are now receiving updates and will be ready to serve you. 
Reminder:   Stay Healthy in 2021!

Ronni Hannaman
Executive Director
Carson City Chamber of Commerce
1900 S. Carson Street
Carson City, NV 89701
PH: 775-882-1565
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