Seal of the State of Nevada

EXECUTIVE ORDER 2021-06

ORDERING FLAGS TO HALF STAFF

HONORING THE 5,000 NEVADANS WHO LOST THEIR LIVES TO COVID-19

WHEREAS, as of February 22, 2021, more than 500,000 Americans have died from the COVID-19 virus; and

WHEREAS, as of March 4, 2021, more than 5,000 Nevadans have died from the COVID-19 virus; and

WHEREAS, this historic loss of life has impacted families throughout Nevada; and

WHEREAS, we as a State remember and honor those lost and acknowledge their loved ones left behind; and

WHEREAS, we remember those lost to COVID-19 so that we can begin to heal, to unite, and to find purpose to defeat this pandemic together;

NOW, THEREFORE, by the authority vested in me as Governor by the Constitution and laws of the State of Nevada, it is hereby ordered as follows:

The flag of the State of Nevada shall be flown at half-staff at the State Capitol and all State public buildings and grounds until sunset on March 5, 2021, in honor of the 5,000 Nevadans who have lost their lives to COVID-19.

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IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the Great Seal of the State of Nevada to be affixed at the State Capitol in Carson City, this 4th day of March, in the year two thousand twenty-one.

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