Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval signs Declaration of Emergency following Las Vegas shooting

Gov. Sandoval appears in a press conference of Las Vegas and Nevada officials following the shooting on the Las Vegas Strip.

Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval has signed a Declaration of Emergency for Clark County following the mass shooting on the Las Vegas Strip.

Through the order, all state agencies have been directed to supplement the local efforts to save lives and protect the health and safety of the victims in the Sunday night attack.

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Gov. Sandoval has also declared a Public Health and Medical Disaster which temporarily suspends all necessary statutes and rules to allow health care providers employed by a hospital and licensed and in good standing in another state to practice in Nevada.

This allows them to assist with the public health and medical disaster response operations.

Hospitals should submit the provider's information to the applicable licensing entity.

Sandoval has made multiple appearances following the Las Vegas mass casualty, including a morning press conference with local state and city officials and a conference at Sunrise Hospital, which took in a high number of shooting victims.

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