TODAY AT 5 P.M.: Gov. Sisolak to  announce residential eviction moratorium extension, provide  update on COVID-19 response efforts

Las Vegas, NV - August 31, 2020

Today, Governor Steve Sisolak will hold a press conference at 5 p.m. to provide an update on Nevada’s COVID-19 response efforts.

The Governor will be announcing a 45-day extension to the State’s residential eviction moratorium to allow for the counties to pay out short-term rental assistance to landlords, provide the courts more time to implement the newly-created residential eviction mediation program and develop electronic filing options, and allow the State to continue making progress on reducing the backlog of unemployment claims. More details will be announced tonight.

The press conference will be held at 5 p.m. inside the lobby of the Grant Sawyer State Office Building in Las Vegas.

Members of the media may enter the building after 4:30 p.m. and must wear face coverings and will be subject to temperature checks. Media is asked to limit the size of their crew and will be expected to observe social distancing in the lobby.

Media is asked to RSVP to by 4 p.m., and will be asked to bring credentials to Grant Sawyer.

KTNV Channel 13 will serve as the pool camera for tonight’s press conference. To arrange access to the feed, email The Review-Journal's Ellen Schmidt will serve as the still pool photographer. For access to the still photos, email

WHO: Gov. Steve Sisolak  
WHAT: Update on Nevada’s ongoing response to COVID-19   
WHEN: Monday, August 31, 5 p.m.    
WHERE: Grant Sawyer State Office Building
555 E Washington Ave, Las Vegas, NV



Meghin Delaney 
Communications Director