The City of Boulder City is committed to keeping residents safe and informed. As we receive news and information through the Southern Nevada Health District (SNHD), Clark County, the State of Nevada and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) regarding COVID-19, or coronavirus, we want residents to remain educated and updated.
BOULDER CITY RESIDENTS:
The City of Boulder City shares the concerns of our residents about the COVID-19 outbreak. Residents may need to make tough financial choices. During this time, we will be suspending utility disconnections on a case-by-case basis. Please call 702.293.9244 to discuss.
Stay at home by setting up an auto-payment for your utility payments. Click here to fill out the form and mail it to us to save time on paying your utility bills.
In concert with our regional partners, additional measures are being implemented in and around the City to minimize contact between people.
- City Council meetings are being held with limited attendance by RSVP only. City Committee and Commission meetings and workshops are being held via teleconference. Meeting information can be found here.
- City Hall continues to limit public access to by appointment only and after specific guidelines are met. You can call City Hall at 702.293.9329 during regular business hours and limited hours on Friday and Saturday, or use the staff directory at www.bcnv.org/Directory.aspx.
- Utility, business license and permit payments can be made at the back window of City Hall (located between the Rec Building and City Hall).
- Police fingerprint services (for background checks) are temporarily suspended.
- All DMV services at the Police Department are suspended until further notice.
- The Clark County School District (CCSD) will be providing free school meals to all children 2 - 18 years of age until further notice. CCSD is able to extend the meals to all children after the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) approved a waiver that CCSD requested. Students may pick up meals at any food site. A student’s parent/guardian may also pick up meals for students without the child present during the meal pickup. In Boulder City, Andrew Mitchell Elementary School will serve breakfast and lunch to its students as well as students from Martha P. King Elementary School from 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Monday through Friday. Boulder City High School will serve its students and Elton M. Garrett Junior High School students from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. Please visit www.ccsd.nutrislice.com for more information and menus.
- NAHAC launched the Unemployment Mortgage Assistance Program on Monday, May 11. They can assist approximately 1,200 homeowners. The funds are available on a first-come, first-served basis. https://nahac.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/NAHAC_PgmOverview_Public_051120.pdf.
- If you are a victim of Domestic Violence, there is help available. Call or text Safe Nest at 702.646.4981 or visit https://safenest.org/. You can also file a restraining order online - click here for details.
- Boulder City Hospital, the Southern Nevada State Veterans Home, and all nursing homes in Boulder City are restricting visitors. Please check with each location by phone for more information. "Virtual Visits” Available at Nevada State Veterans Homes.
- Nevada received approval for U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) low-interest federal loans for small businesses suffering substantial economic injury. Read the news release here.
- Three Square Food Bank is helping people sign up for food stamps. Call their office at 702.765.4030 Monday through Friday between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. or visit www.threesquare.org.
- Emergency Aid of Boulder City provides food, rental, utility, and other assistance to Boulder City residents facing emergency needs. Proof of residency required. Visit www.eabcnv.com for more information.
- Albertson’s Grocery Store in Boulder City offers special hours for people with immune system issues, with physical impairments, and/or who are elderly: 7 a.m. through 9 a.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
- United Way of Southern Nevada (UWSN) - with the support of NV Energy, Bank of America and the Wells Fargo Foundation - is launching the UWSN Emergency Assistance and Community Needs Fund to assist those impacted by COVID-19. Details here.
- Clark County Social Services offers the Royal Pages, a directory of programs and services geared toward the senior and disabled population.
- Workforce Connections One-Stop services are available Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Access services online at http://nvcareercenter.org, by calling 702-822-4200 or emailing email@example.com.
News Release Archives
- 5.11.2020 COVID-19 Testing Planned, Kid’s Crew Program to Open lyer for COVID-19 Testing Clinic May 18 & 19
- 5.7.2020: Phase 1 and Boulder City Testing is Planned
- 5.4.2020: Mayor Kiernan McManus on Recovery - Video
- 4.30.2020: Boulder City Staff Ready to Implement NV Directive 016
- 4.7.2020 Desert Research Institute During COVID-19 Outbreak
- 4.7.2020 City to Hold Council Meeting via Live Stream on April 14
- 3.31.2020: Prioritize Mental Health - Parks "Distance Challenge"
- 3.25.2020: Boulder City Mayor on PPEs; Info for Donations
- 3.20.2020 - Boulder City Leadership on Governor’s Order
- 3.19.2020 - Update on Community, State Response
- 3.18.2020 - Signed Declaration of Emergency for Boulder City
- 3.18.2020 - Boulder City and State Directive for COVID-19 Mitigation
- 3.17.2020 - Message to the Community from Mayor Kiernan McManus
- 3.16.2020 - Temporary Measures, Closures for Safety in Boulder City
- 3.15.2020 - EMERGENCY DECLARATION
- VIDEO: 3.12.2020 - Boulder City Response - Meeting with local leaders
SNHD developed a comprehensive website on COVID-19 detailing important information on the illness, including symptoms, prevention and links to CDC. Visit www.southernnevadahealthdistrict.org/coronavirus for more information. The Health District also activated its information line to assist the public in getting their questions answered. Southern Nevada Health District Information Line can be reached at 702.759.INFO (4636). Currently, the line is staffed Monday-Friday from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. PT.
Clark County News:
- 4.27.2020: Clark Co. Launches "In It Together" for Donors, Volunteers
- - Ideas to Stay Strong & Weather COVID-19 Together
- 4.17.2020: FirstMed Offers No Cost Telehealth Mental Health
- 4.6.2020: May Government Surplus Auction Canceled
- 3.30.2020: Beware of Stimulus Check Scams
- 3.30.2020: Two McCarran Employees Test Positive for COVID-19
- 3.30.2020: DON’T FLUSH THOSE WIPES!
- 3.28.2020: Temporary Homeless Shelter at Cashman Center
- 3.15.2020: Supply Chain Strong Amid COVID-19 Panic Shopping
State of Nevada:
The State of Nevada created the Nevada Health Response website for news and information here.
- - Plan Details
- - Emergency Directive 015 on Closing Schools
- 4.29.2020: Governor Issues Directive 016 Regarding Reopening
- 4.29.2020: Governor’s Directive 016 News Release
- 4.29.2020: Governor’s Directive on Curbside Pickup News Release
- 4.29.2020: Governor’s Directive on Golf News Release
- 4.27.2020: Nevada, Colorado Join Western States Pact for Reopening
- 4.23.2020: Nevada State Guidance for Landlords
- 4.22.2020: COVID-19 Mental Health Resources from DHHS
- 4.20.2020: Protective Order Applications Available Online
- 4.21.2020: Gov. Sisolak on Schools, Reopening Framework
- State of Nevada News Releases of Interest to BC
- COVID-19: NV HEALTH RESPONSE FAQs - Click here
- High Risk Populations
- Pregnant Women & Children
- People Who are Sick
- Healthcare Professionals
- Health Departments
- Five-minute video regarding coronavirus.
Social Security Information:
You can apply for retirement, disability, and Medicare benefits online, check the status of an application or appeal, request a replacement Social Security card, print a benefit verification letter, print a SSA-1099 for taxes and more – from anywhere and from any of your devices.
City/County/State Employees may be concerned about the Windfall Elimination Provision and Government Pension Offset that affects their benefits when receiving NV PERS pension. Online calculators will allow them start planning and for their future and get a benefit estimates by creating a my Social Security account.
Please report any phone scams to the Office of the Inspector General to assist in combating fraud. If you have the public requesting for assistance, please call 800.772.1213 for any general inquiries.
Workforce Connections Information:
Unemployment Insurance Info
- Unemployment Insurance FAQs 4-14-20
- Community Resources - 4.27.2020
- COVID-19 CARES ACT (English) - 4.27.2020
- COVID-19 CARES ACT (Spanish) - 4.27.2020
- Employer Resources - 4.27.2020
- Job Postings - 4.27.2020
- NV Health Reponse COVID19 Risk Management Initiative - 4.27.2020
- LV and Henderson Retail Food Info - 4.27.2020
- The Small Business Owners Guide to the CARES Act- 4.27.2020
- Unemployment Insurance FAQ 4.28.2020
- Video Resources
Mayor's Message on Masks - 6.29.2020
Mayor's Message on Phase 2 - 5.27.2020
Mayor's Update and Testing Information - 5.11.2020
Mayor's Update - 5.4.2020
Mayor's Update - 4.28.2020
Councilwoman Bridges Shares Mental Health Resources - 4.28.2020
Mayor's Update - 4.8.2020
Councilwoman Bridges shares food information - 4.8.2020
Mayor pro tem Adams explains process for Council meeting - 4.8.2020
Councilwoman Bridges Shares Fun Advice - 3.27.2020
Mayor's Update - 3.24.2020
Councilwoman Hoskins Shares Mask Making Tips - 3.30.2020
Mayor pro tem James H. Adams Video Message - 3.20.2020
Senior Center Director Update - 3.25.2020
BC Fire: Social Distancing Explained
BC Fire: How to Wash your Hands
BC Hospital: Do I need testing for Coronavirus?
STOP! Don't Overshop!
Coronavirus: What You Need to Know
How to Apply for Nevada Unemployment Benefits