Fifteen employees who work at the Veterans Affairs Nevada Healthcare system have tested positive for COVID-19 since March. Most of the impacted employees work at the North Las Vegas VA Medical Center. None of the employees is currently in the hospital and a few are going through final clearance to return to work.
There are currently 4 COVID-19 patients being treated at the North Las Vegas VA facility with another 9 already being discharged to their homes. One veteran who did test positive died while in hospice care.
The VA is continuing to screen and take temperatures at all of its facilities.