28 April 2020 – Closure of all kindergartens and schools for the remainder of 2019-2020 school year

Type of Intervention: Executive Order
Sectors Involved: Education
Level of Jurisdiction: NV
Lead People/Agency: Governor Steve Sisolak

Overview: COVID-19 Declaration of Emergency Directive 015 declares that all kindergarten through 12th grade school buildings are to remain close for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year.
Full details here: http://gov.nv.gov/News/Emergency_Orders/2020/2020-04-28_-_COVID-19_Declaration_of_Emergency_Directive_015/

Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group, Advice of EXTERNAL expert advisor or advisory committee, Learning from other jurisdictions, Perception of an increased threat
Source of Evidence or Justification: World Health Organisation, National – academic
Evidence/Justification: “All County School Districts and Charter Schools in Nevada are currently educating children through Emergency Programs of Distance Education in partnership with the Nevada Department of Education”