01 April 2020 – Nevada National Guard to assist the state’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic

Type of Intervention: Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Executive Office, Health, Military
Level of Jurisdiction: NV
Lead People/Agency: Governor Steve Sisolak

Overview: COVID-19 Declaration of Emergency Directive 012 declares that the Adjutant General is authorized to order the Nevada’s National Guard to assist the state’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. This directive will stay in effect until the Adjutant General deems it no longer necessary for the National Guard to assist.
Full details here: http://gov.nv.gov/News/Emergency_Orders/2020/2020-04-01_-_COVID-19_Declaration_of_Emergency_Directive_012_(Attachments)/

Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group, Advice of EXTERNAL expert advisor or advisory committee, Learning from other jurisdictions, Perception of an increased threat
Source of Evidence or Justification: World Health Organisation
Evidence/Justification: “The utilization of the Nevada National Guard’s expertise will enhance Nevada’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, through logistical support, access to supplemental equipment, and use of additional trained personnel, as well as potentially making available to Nevada additional federal resources”